Leeward Islands set for camp in St Kitts

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Leeward Islands will fine-tune their preparation for next year’s West Indies first-class season with a ten-day camp in St Kitts.

The training squad, with Runako Morton as captain and John Archibald as coach, will participate in the preparation camp from December 27 to January 5 after which a 14-man squad will be picked for the opening match. During the camp, the 27 players will engage in two practice matches – a four-day and three-day fixture – to select the final squad. The Leewards reached the semi-finals of the West Indies Cricket Board’s One-Day Cup in Guyana last month and will be one of seven teams in the first-class season.

SQUAD: Runako Morton (captain), Austin Richards, Shane Jeffers, Chesney Hughes, Keiran Powell, Orlando Peters, Montcin Hodge, Mali Richards, Omari Banks, Steve Liburd, Codville Rogers, Tonito Willet, Wilden Cornwall, Moreland LeBlanc, Javia Liburd, Anthony Martin, Akito Willet, Jamar Hamilton, Brian Stephanie, Gavin Tonge, Tarrick Prince, Colin Hamer, Kelbert Walters, Norvall McCall, Brent DeFreitas, Devon Thomas, Karim David.