Inside the Region & WICB News
Date Published: 2018-06-11
Region & WICB News
Greaves, Springer in West Indies ‘B’ team for Global T20 Canada League
St. John’s, Antigua, June 11 - (www.bcacricket.org) - Barbadian all-rounders Justin Greaves and Shamar Springer are in a 14-member West Indies ‘B’ team for the inaugural Global Twenty20 Canada League, which runs from June 28 to July 15.
Cricket West Indies Director of Cricket, Jimmy Adams said “this is a great opportunity for players and feeds into the organization’s wider high-performance program which looks to develop all-round skills sets of the players and officials”.
Chairman of Selectors, Courtney Browne noted that “with our Test and A Teams currently on tour, the Global T20 presents an opportunity for the panel to see some of our developing players in the region. The exposure and added development will assist us with identifying players with the potential to develop into international T20 cricketers”.
The Global T20 Canada League will feature 22 matches played on a round-robin format followed by playoffs and the championship match on July 15. All contests will take place at Maple Leaf Cricket Club in Toronto.
The West Indies squad is scheduled to leave the region on June 14.
Squad: Anthony Bramble (Captain), Fabian Allen, Alick Athanaze, Roland Cato, Justin Greaves, Derval Green, Kavem Hodge, Brandon King, Jeremiah Louis, Obed McCoy, Khary Pierre, Nicholas Pooran, Sherfane Rutherford, Shamar Springer.
Management: Stuart Williams (Coach), Roderick Estwick (Coach), Denis Byam (Physiotherapist), Cyril Cox (Strength and Conditioning Trainer), Trent Sargeant (Analyst).