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Date Published: 2019-11-25
Region & WICB News
Four Barbadians in West Indies Under-19 team for ICC Youth World Cup
St. John’s, Antigua, November 25 - (www.bcacricket.org) - Four Barbadians are in the 15-member West Indies Under-19 squad for the ICC Youth World Cup in South Africa next January.
The four are middle order batsman Antonio Morris, all-rounders Matthew Forde and Nyeem Young, who both bowl pace and left-arm fast bowler Ramon Simmonds.
Captained by opening batsman Kimani Melius of St. Lucia, the team will also feature in a Tri-Nation series with England Under-19s and Sri Lanka Under-19s in Antigua in December.
Three members of the squad - Melius, Young and left-arm spinner Ashmead Nedd - played in the last Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand in 2018.
Squad: Kimani Melius (captain), Kevlon Anderson, Daniel Beckford, Matthew Forde, Joshua James, Nyeem Young, Antonio Morris, Ashmed Nedd, Mbeki Joseph, Leonardo Julian, Avinash Mahabirsingh, Kirk McKenzie, Ramon Simmonds, Matthew Patrick, Jayden Seales.