First Carriacou to captain Grenada

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada - Carriacou’s Emmanuel Stewart has been named to lead defending champions Grenada in the 2013 Windward Islands Under-15 cricket tournament in St. Vincent & the Grenadines from April 2 -11.

The 13 year-old right-handed top order batsman and wicket-keeper will become the first sportsman from Carriacou, a dependency of mainland Grenada, to captain a National team at any level.

Middle order batsmen Johann Jeremiah and Donald McDonald are the only two players who returned from last year.

The squad also includes right hand batsman Deandre Smith, nephew of prolific Windward Islands opening batsmen Devon Smith, who has just scored his third century in the regional four-day championship.

The team is coached by Dwain Gill with Johnson Richardson as manager.

Grenada has won the Windward Islands under 15 tournament three times in the last four years.

The full squad is: Emmanuel Stewart, Johann Jeremiah, Deandre Smith, Dejon Jeurakhan, Donald McDonald, Kem Charles, Darron Nedd, Ricardo Hall, Ishmael Lett, Ishmael Lett, Narun Singh, Jamal Andrews, Jamal Andrews, Calvin Blache, and Aviel Antoine.

Mon, 03/25/2013 - 04:16