Brathwaite appointed Windies U19 captain
St John’s, Antigua– Barbadian First Class batsman Kraigg Brathwaite will lead the West Indies Under 19 team on a tour to the United Arab Emirates to play against Australia Under 19.
Brathwaite, who has also played for West Indies A and was part of the West Indies squad in 2009, will have fellow First Class players fast bowler Ronsford Beaton and leg spinner Amir Khan (both of Guyana) in the 16 man squad.
Windies Under 19 will play three 50 over matches and one three day game against Australia Under 19 at the Global Cricket Academy in Dubai.
Former Barbadian fast bowler Roddy Estwick has been appointed Head Coach while former West Indies opener Stuart Williams is his assistant and Selector Courtney Browne will perform the manager’s duties.
West Indies Under 19 Squad
Kraigg Brathwaite (Captain, Barbados, batsman)
Anthony Alleyne (Barbados, batsman)
Ronsford Beaton (Guyana, fast bowler)
John Campbell (Jamaica, batsman)
Brian Christmas (Trinidad & Tobago, batsman)
Kwame Crosse (Guyana, batsman)
Derone Davis (Trinidad & Tobago, left arm spinner)
Justin Greaves (Barbados, medium fast bowling all rounder)
Kavem Hodge (Dominica, batsman, left arm spinner)
Jerome Jones (Barbados, fast bowler)
Keiron Joseph (Trinidad & Tobago, batsman)
Steven Katwaroo (Trinidad & Tobago, wicketkeeper/batsman)
Amir Khan (Guyana, leg spinner)
Kyle Mayers (Barbados, fast bowler)
Donovan Nelson (Jamaica, leg spinner)
Akeem Saunders (St Kitts, batsman)
Head Coach – Roddy Estwick
Team Manager – Courtney Browne
Assistant Coach – Stuart Williams
Physiotherapist – Janel Springer
Fitness Trainer – Ronald Rogers
April 14 – Arrive in Dubai
April 17 – 50 over match
April 19 – 50 over match
April 21 – 50 over match
April 24 – 26 – 3 Day match
April 30 – Depart Dubai