The Leeward Islands practice squad, wrapped up practice and training sessions on Sunday 26th January with two one day trial matches played over the weekend.
Here are the summarized scores of the two matches played:
Saturday 25th January:
Summarized scores: Kieran Powell’s X1 –177 all out from 43.4 overs: Kieran Powell 77; Sylvester Joseph 41
Lionel Baker 5 for 34; Rahkeem Cornwall 3 for 15; Alzari Joseph 1 for 13 and Gavin Tonge 1 for 34
Devon Thomas X1 183 for 6 from 43.5 overs: Montcin Hodge 86; Jahmar Hamilton 29; Rahkeem Cornwall 22 and Javia Liburd 15
Nelson Boland 2 for 22; Boatswain; Leonard; Peters and taylor-1 wicket each
Sunday 26th January
Devon Thomas X1— 260 all out in 48 overs: Rahkeem Cornwall 96; Javia Liburd 37; Devon Thomas 37; Akeem Saunders 31
Sheno Berridge 2 for 37; Nelson Boland 2 for 39; Kelbert Walters 2 for 39; Boatswain 1 for 43
Kieran Powell’s X1: 194 all out in 43.1 overs: Sylvester Joseph 58; L. Richardson 37; S. Peters 27
Justin Athanaze 3 for 20; Alzari Joseph 2 for 40; Martin, Louis; Tonge and Cornwall 1 wicket each
The Leewards squad was announced on Monday 27th January.
WILLET AND LIBURD OUT OF LEEWARDS SQUAD
The Leeward Islands Cricket Association on Monday 27th January, announced that the following players have been selected for the upcoming NAGICO Super50 tournament in Trinidad.
Mr. Leroy Percival will manage the team, while Mr. Ridley Jacobs will be the team’s coach. The Leeward Islands are grouped in Zone B together with host, Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados and Combined Campuses & Colleges. The Leeward Islands’ first encounter will be against the Combined Campuses & Colleges.
West Indies opening batsman, Kieran Powell will captain the team. His deputy will be wicketkeeper, batsman Devon Thomas. The NAGICO Insurance Super50 will be played from 30th January to 15th February, 2014. The Leeward Islands team departs for Trinidad on Wednesday, 29th January, 2014.
Conspicuous by their absence from the team, are seasoned regional campaigners from Nevis, Tonito Willet and Javia Liburd.