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Javier Liburd to lead Leewards in WICB Super50

Bridgetown, Barbados, CMC – Batsman Javia Liburd will lead the Leeward Islands as they launch their defence of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Regional Super50 title in Guyana starting next week.

The 24-year-old was named to lead the 14-man squad, following the conclusion of the Leeward Islands Cricket Association NAGICO limited overs tournament in St Kitts on Sunday.

Antigua & Barbuda take Leewards title

Basseterre, St Kitts, CMC – Antigua and Barbuda captured their eighth Leewards Islands Cricket Association NAGICO Limited Overs title when they trounced in-form Nevis in the final at Warner Park.

Batting first after winning the toss, the visitors tallied 210 off 46.4 overs with Man-of-the-Match Austin Richards Jr stroking a top score of 69. In reply, Nevis’ formidable batting suffered an unfamiliar collapse as the hosts tumbled to a disappointing 138 all out off 35.3 overs, to lose by 72 runs.

Montserrat get better of BVI

Basseterre, St Kitts, CMC – Deno Baker and Tevin Osborne followed up sound batting with steady bowling to usher Montserrat to their first victory in the Leeward Islands One-Day competition by 40 runs over the British Virgin Islands.

Benjamin leads Kiddy Cricket PE Teachers Workshop

St. Johns, Antigua– The first in a series of newly developed Kiddy Cricket Physical Education Teachers’ Workshops will be launched in Antigua tomorrow. Similar workshops are slated for territories across the region, as the West Indies Cricket Board and Scotiabank role out the revamped activity roster for the new school year.

WICB announces ODI & Test squads to Bangladesh

St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board announced the West Indies One Day International and Test squads for the tour to Bangladesh.

Denesh Ramdin has returned to both the ODI and Test squads while off spinner Shane Shillingford returns to the Test squad along with rookie opener Kraigg Brathwaite. Keiran Powell, the Nevisian left handed top order batsman has also been included in both squads as well.

Carlos Brathwaite, the Barbadian all rounder has received a call up to the West Indies ODI squad.

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