Windies Under-19 squad announced for South Africa, Zimbabwe tours
ST JOHN’S – The Selection Panel of the West Indies Cricket Board has named the West Indies Under-19 squad for tours of South Africa and Zimbabwe.
The tours are being undertaken as part of the Windies Under-19s’ build-up to the ICC Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand from January 12 to February 4, next year.
Windies Under-19s are the defending champions, having won their first title in February, 2016 in Bangladesh under the leadership of Shimron Hetmyer.
The captain is Emmanuel Stewart with Kirstan Kallicharran as vice captain. They were members of the World Cup-winning squad from last year. (PR)
Squads: Emmanuel Stewart (captain), Kirstan Kallilcharan (vice captain), Te-Shawn Alleyne, Alick Athanaze, Joshua Bishop, Cephas Cooper, Mykille Louis, Darron Nedd, Matthew Patrick, Joshua Persaud, Javor Royal, Kegan Simmons, Javier Spencer, Bhaskar Yadram and Nyeem Young.
SCHEDULE OF MATCHES
West Indies Under-19s to South Africa
Tue 4: Tour Match vs South Africa Under-19 XI – Varsity Oval, Durban
Thu 6: Tour Match vs Kwa-Zulu Natal Academy – Varsity Oval
Sun 9: 1st Youth ODI – Chatsworth Oval, Durban
Wed 12: 2nd Youth ODI – Pietermaritzburg Oval, Pietermaritzburg
Fri 14: 3rd Youth ODI – Pietermaritzburg Oval
Sun 16: 4th Youth ODI – Pietermaritzburg Oval
Wed 19: 5th Youth ODI – Chatsworth Oval
West Indies Under-19s to Zimbabwe
Sun 23: 1st Youth ODI – Venue to be decided
Wed 26: 2nd Youth ODI – Venue to be decided
Sat 29: 3rd Youth ODI – Venue to be decided