by Curtis Morton
Hosea Pluck of Rawlins Village, Nevis, has been included in the Leeward Islands under 17 team that will participate in the regional under 17 tournament, set to commence in Trinidad on Tuesday 19th July.
Pluck represents several teams in the local league: Empire; SDA Jets and Brown Hill.
Several years ago, he was identified by Coach Keith Arthurton, as a special talent and his hard work with the youngster, seem to be bearing fruit.
The full Leewards team was not available up to press time.
Meanwhile, champions Barbados are confident that they will retain the trophy.
They have named their team as follows:
Barbados squad (with schools): Nathan Sealy (captain, Foundation), Zion Brathwaite (vice-captain, Queen’s College), Achilles Browne (Alleyne), Joshua Dorne (Foundation), Kamario Grant (Foundation), Kyron King (Coleridge & Parry), Jaden Lorde (Lodge), Joshua Morris (Coleridge & Parry), Jatario Prescod (Grantley Adams), Micaiah Simmons (Queen’s College; formerly Alexandra), Dre Springer (St. Leonard’s), Jaden Webster (Harrison College), Kobe Williams (Coleridge & Parry), Rashad Worrell (St. Leonard’s). Management: Dexter Toppin (head coach), Nhamo Winn (assistant coach), Dwayne Best (manager), Kwayne Dalrymple (physiotherapist).
Fixtures for 2022 CWI Rising Stars U17 Super50 Championships
19 July – Round 1
Leeward Islands vs Windward Islands – Gilbert Park
Barbados vs Guyana – National Cricket Center
Trinidad and Tobago vs Jamaica – Inshan Ali Park
21 July – Round 2
Trinidad and Tobago Vs Guyana – PowerGen Penal
Leeward Islands Vs Barbados – Inshan Ali Park
Jamaica Vs Windward Islands – National Cricket Center
23 July – Round 3
Windward Islands Vs Barbados – Gilbert Park
Guyana Vs Jamaica – Inshan Ali Park
Trinidad and Tobago Vs Leeward Islands – National Cricket Center
25 July – Round 4
Trinidad and Tobago vs Windward Islands – PowerGen Penal
Barbados vs Jamaica – National Cricket Center
Leeward Islands vs Guyana – Gilbert Park
27 July – Round 5
Jamaica vs Leeward Islands – Inshan Ali Park
Windward Islands vs Guyana – Gilbert Park
Trinidad and Tobago vs Barbados – National Cricket Center