(LICA Press Release)
West Indies Test Player from Anguilla, Jahmar Hamilton, will captain the Leeward Islands Hurricanes for the Colonial Medical Super 50 Cup 2019.
Leeward Islands Hurricanes Squad for the CWI Colonial Medical Insurance Super 50 Cup 2019:
Jahmar Hamilton-capt of Anguilla; Montcin Hodge-Anguilla; Yannick Leonard-Anguilla; Keacy Carty-Anguilla; Devon Thomas-Antigua and Barbuda; Rahkeem Cornwall-Antigua and Barbuda; Kezron Archibald-Nevis; Kieran Powell-Nevis; Jason Campbell-Nevis; Sheeno Berridge-St. Kitts; Jeremiah Louis-St. Kitts; Akeem Saunders-St. Kitts; Terrance Warde-St. Kitts; Amir Jangoo-Trinidad and Tobago
Jaques Taylor-St. Kitts; Kelbert Walters-Anguilla; Ross Powell-Nevis and Quinton Boatswain-Montserrat Manager-Wilden Cornwall
Head Coach-Stuart Williams
Trainer -Hance Richard
Left Arm Seamer 23-year-old Kezron Archibald from Nevis and Franchise Player Amir Jangoo from Trinidad & Tobago along with Anguillan Left-Arm Spinner Yannick Leonard are the only three (3) newcomers in the squad.
The Hurricanes are in Zone A along with Defending Champions CCC Marooners, Jamaica Scorpions, Barbados Pride and Canada this leg of the competition will be housed in St. Kitts and Nevis.
Group “A” matches begin on the opening day of the competition and will take place every day either at Warner Park or Conaree Sports Complex in St. Kitts, and Group “B” matches start the following day, Thursday, November 7, with matches taking place at Queen’s Park Oval and the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Trinidad. Reigning champions, Combined Campuses & College Marooners launch the tournament on opening day in Group “A”, when they face hosts Leeward Islands Hurricanes at Warner Park; Jamaica Scorpions, Barbados Pride and Canada will be the other teams in Group “A”.
Group “B” commences, when Guyana Jaguars, last year’s beaten finalists, meet West Indies Emerging Players in a day game at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy, and hosts Trinidad & Tobago Red Force, semi-finalists last year, meet Windward Islands Volcanoes in a day/night contest at the Queen’s Park Oval. The United States, the other side that will be contesting this group, have drawn a bye on the opening day.
Two groups of five teams each will run concurrently in St. Kitts and Trinidad, contesting a total of 40 action-packed, group stage matches.
ESPN Caribbean’s broadcast partnership with the Super50 Cup continues, with 13 day/night matches, including the semi-finals and the Final, broadcast “live” from the Queen’s Park Oval. The remaining 30 group matches will be webcast “live” on the Windies Cricket YouTube channel and website, www.windiescricket.com.
Hurricane Team Notes Hayden Walsh Jr and Alzarri Joseph will be on West Indies Senior team duties. Rahkeem Cornwall will be available for the first two (2) games of the Hurricanes Campaign which will start on Wednesday 6th November versus CCC Marooners and his final game will be on Friday 8th November when the Hurricanes will take on Canada in a day night fixture in Warner Park.