West Indies under-19 cricket team

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West Indies under-19s
One Day nameWest Indies under-19s
Personnel
CaptainEmmanuel Stewart
CoachFloyd Reifer
Bowling coachRoddy Estwick
OwnerCricket West Indies
ManagerReon Griffith
Team information
Founded1974
History
First-class debutEngland
in 1974
at Lichfield Road, Stone

The West Indian Under-19 cricket team have been playing official Under-19 test matches since 1974. Future international players to have represented the team include Brian Lara, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Ramnaresh Sarwan and Courtney Walsh. They have played 35 matches, with their last match against England at Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street, 28 August 2001. Their win/loss record is 12/5.[1]

The West Indies under-19 cricket team won their first ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in 2016 defeating India by 5 wickets.[2]

Current squad[edit]

West Indies' squad was announced on 24 November 2017:[3]

Player Date of Birth Batting Bowling style
Emmanuel Stewart (c) (1999-08-23)23 August 1999 (aged 18) Right
Kirstan Kallicharan (vc) (1999-12-29)29 December 1999 (aged 18) Right Right-arm off spin
Ronaldo Alimohamed (1998-10-03)3 October 1998 (aged 19) Right Right-arm fast-medium
Alick Athanaze (1998-12-07)7 December 1998 (aged 19) Left Right-arm off spin
Brad Barnes
Cephas Cooper (1999-07-11)11 July 1999 (aged 18) Right Right-arm off spin
Jarion Hoyte
Kimani Melius
Ashmead Nedd
Kian Pemberton
Raymond Perez
Joshua Persaud (wk) (2000-02-29)29 February 2000 (aged 17) Right
Jeavor Royal (1998-12-02)2 December 1998 (aged 19) Right Left-arm orthodox
Keagan Simmons (1999-03-26)26 March 1999 (aged 18) Left
Bhaskar Yadram (1999-09-18)18 September 1999 (aged 18) Right Right-arm medium-fast/Right-arm off spin
Nyeem Young (2000-09-22)22 September 2000 (aged 17) Right Right-arm medium

During the group stage fixtures, Raymond Perez was injured, ruled out of the tournament and replaced by Brad Barnes.[4] Joshua Persaud left the squad midway through the tournament, following the death of his mother.[5]

Coaching Staff[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ List of West Indies Test Matches
  2. ^ Carty, Paul steer West Indies to Under-19 glory
  3. ^ "Emmanuel Stewart to lead WI U-19s in World Cup". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Barnes replaces injured Perez in West Indies ICC U19 CWC squad". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  5. ^ "West Indies' Persaud, Perez leave U-19 World Cup midway". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  6. ^ CWI confirms Lewis as Windies manager

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