THE West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has assembled a 20-man squad to begin training ahead of their defence of the Under-19 teamâ€™s title in 2018 slated for New Zealand.
According to a statement issued by the regional board, the selection panel of the WICB has named a 20-member squad to be encamped in Grenada from Friday, December 9 to Tuesday, December 20. The squad comprises representatives from all six facets of the region – Leeward and Windward Islands, Jamaica, Guyana, Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago.
In the statement released early yesterday (Dec. 3), Project Officer Rawl Lewis was quoted as saying, â€œThis initial camp is to prepare a team for the Regional Super 50 as was done the last two years and we will also have a pre-tournament camp for the final team, January 17 â€“ 21.â€™Included in the training squad are two representatives from the St. Kitts and Nevis. They are Jerellius Louis, the younger brother of the Leeward Islands Hurricane batsman Jeremiah Louis, and Nevisian Kian Pemberton.