In preparation for the upcoming NAGICO Super 50 Tournament, and the WICB Four Day Tournament, the Leeward Islands Cricket Association will be hosting a training camp for potential players in St. Kitts from 16th. – 27th January, 2014. The camp will be under the direction of Mr. Junie Mitcham, the Territorial Development Officer for LICA. In the absence of the appointed coach Mr. Stuart Williams who is on overseas duty with the West Indies Senior Team, Mr. Ridley Jacobs, Chairman of Selectors will assist Mr. Mitcham with conducting the camp. Mr. Maysfield Nisbett of Nevis has been co-opted to perform the duties of physical trainer. The other two Selectors, Mr. Livingstone Harris, and Mr. Lawrence Carty will join the camp in time to witness all of the practice matches and to select both the one day and four day teams.
The invitees will play one two day and one three day practice match, which will be followed by two and possibly three 50 over matches. The matches will be played at the Conaree Playing Field.
The players who have been invited to the camp are as follows:- (1)Keiran Powell, (2)Javier Liburd, (3) Devon Thomas, (4) Akeen Saunders, (5) Rakeen Cornwall, (6) Tamar Hamilton, (7) Jaques Taylor, (8) Hayden Walsh Jr. (9) Kelbert Walters, (10) Steve Liburd, (11) Sheno Liddie, (12) Azari Joseph, (13) Orlando Peters, (14) Adelvin Phillip, (15) Quinto Boatswain, (16) Sherwin Peters, (17) Gavin Tonge, (18) Tonito Willett, (19) Justin Athanaze, (20) Jeremiah Louis, (22) Yannick Leonard, (23)Sylvester Joseph, (24) Nelson Bolan, (25) Javal Hodge, (26) Jason Peters, (27) Mali Richards, (28) Lionel Baker, (29) Anthony Martin
The team will be managed by Major Leroy “Fishy” Percival. The selected players will leave for Trinidad and Tobago on 29th January, 2014 to participate in the NAGICO Super 50 Tournament.
The Leeward Islands Team will open its four day competition with a match versus the CCC at Warner Park from 28th February, 2014 to 3rd. March, 2014. This will be followed by another 4 day match versus Jamaica from 7th – 10th March. This match is supposed to be a day night fixture and will be the first, First Class Match to be played under the newly installed lights at the Warner Park Cricket Stadium. The General Public is invited to keep this day in mind and be a part of History.