By Curtis Morton
The identification of the future stars of West Indies cricket begins on March 28 in Jamaica.
That’s when the best of the region’s junior players come together to battle it out in the Regional Under-15 Tournament.
The Leewards under 15 squad is currently in Antigua for practice sessions and a few trial matches, before the final team is selected.
The Nevis contingent included in the trial squad reads as follows: David Ramnarine; Randolph (Michael) Seegolam; Gyan Griffin; Akadianto Willet and Carlon Bowen-Tuckett.
In the first trial match played, the Carlon Tuckett X1 defeated the Hilroy Andrew X1 by 74 runs.
Summarized scores: Carlon Tuckett’s X1: 163 all out in 43.1 overs: Michael Greaves 29; Akeem Tittle 25*; Demetri Lucas 20
Williams; Landefort and Rogers 2 wickets each; Hodge, Akadianto Willet and Seegolam 1 each
Hilroy Andrew X1: 89 all out in 26.4 overs: Akadianto Willet 40*
Greaves 3 for 4; Griffin 3 for 16
Carlon Tuckett’s X1 won by 74 runs.