ROSEAU, COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA, FRIDAY JULY O5, 2019 – The Windward Islands Cricket
Board of Control has selected fourteen players to represent the Windward Islands, at the upcoming Regional Under-19 cricket tournament.
Following conclusion of the 2019 WINLOTT INC Windward Islands Under-19 cricket tournament last Wednesday July 03, 2019, the WICBC Selection Panel, met to choose a squad of 14 players along with four reserves, to compete in the 2019 CWI Regional Under-19 cricket tournament.
Captaining the team this year, is Windies Under-19 and Windies B player, Kimani Melius of Saint Lucia. His deputy is Taj Tavernier who played for the Dominica senior team.
The the rest of the squad is Lincoln Durand, Savio Anslem, and Malakai Xavier from Dominica; Teddy Bishop who played for the Grenada senior team, Seandell Regis, and Ronel Williams from Grenada; Ackeem Auguste who debut this year for the Saint Lucia senior team, and Simeon Gerson from Saint Lucia; and from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Jeheil Walters, Carmalo Cain, and Tijorn Pope.
The Team Manager is Inspector Randel Baptiste of Grenada, while the Coach is Mr. Mervin Thomas of Dominica.
The reserved players are Micka Joseph of Dominica, Tyrel Chicot, and Jaden Elibox from Saint Lucia, and Romando Browne from St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
These fourteen players will have an opportunity to be selected for a Cricket West Indies Under-19 Camp, which will run until August 18, as the regional team prepares to compete in the 2019 ICC Undwer-19 Cricket World Cup.
The 2019 Regional Under-19 tournament is scheduled to be held in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, July 25 – August 11, 2019.