Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Sports in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), has commended international cricketer, Nevisian opening batsman Kieran Powell for making the provisional Windies squad for the upcoming South Africa Tour of West Indies.“As Minister of Sports in the NIA, I am extending congratulations to Kieran Powell for making it to the provisional West Indies squad for their upcoming test series. Great performance during the match in St. Lucia that earned you that spot. Best wishes from all of us in Nevis as you push to make it to the final 13.

Powell, a Nevisian cricketer is regarded as one of the most gifted and elegant of active batsmen for the West Indies Cricket Team.He has been named to the Windies provisional 17-member squad for the Betway Test Series against South Africa to be played in St. Lucia at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground on June 10-14 and June 18-22, 2021.