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Development Bank playing critical role in the growth of cricket in Nevis

he small island of Nevis in the Leeward Islands, which is one of the two islands that make the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, made history in 1972 when it became the first island in the chain to put a cricket player on the Senior West Indies Team. The then 19-year-old Elquemedo Willett was one of the players picked to play against Australia.

This trend is picking up in the West Indies age group teams where a number of Nevisian players have featured on the West Indies teams in recent years. A top sports official in Nevis is saying that Nevis has the natural gift that is being utilised to the maximum through hard work on the field. He is at the same time praising one of the sponsors.
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