Four Nevisians left the Vance Amory Int Airport on Monday 4th July to be part of the Leeward Islands representative team for the WICB under 17 Cricket tournament which will be held in Trinidad from the 8th to the 18th, July.
The four cricketers are: Marcus Dubbery, who has been named as Captain of the team; Kian Pemberton; Jelani Manners and Bodgernarine OMESH Sharma.
The cricketers were due to stop off in Antigua where they will be part of a four day training camp, before going on to Trinidad.
All four youngsters expressed confidence in their own abilities to excel, prior to boarding the flight on Monday. Dubbery expressed special thanks to Keith Arthurton, former West Indies player, who he indicated had assisted him greatly.
Meanwhile, Denrick Liburd, president of the Nevis Cricket Association, wished the players well and expressed confidence that they will do Nevis and the Leewards proud. He had special words of commendation for Marcus Dubbery, who he termed as â€˜level headedâ€™ and opined that he will lead the team well.