Inside the Region & WICB News
Date Published: 2020-06-15
Region & WICB News
Kyle Hope, Springer picked by Barbados Pride as Stoute moves to Windward Islands
Bridgetown, Barbados, June 15 - (www.bcacricket.org) - Experienced Pickwick batsman Kyle Hope and Carlton medium-pace bowling all-rounder Shamar Springer were today picked by regional first-class champions Barbados Pride in the West Indies Professional Players Draft to complete their 15-man contracted squad for the 2020-21 season.
Hope, the older brother of West Indies batsman and wicket-keeper, Shai Hope, previously represented Trinidad & Tobago.
Another Barbadian, veteran all-rounder Kevin Stoute, who plays locally for Empire, will be representing the Windward Islands Volcanoes for the first time.
Representatives of each franchise made two picks via a Zoom meeting.
According to Cricket West Indies (CWI), “the event was monitored by CWI’s auditors KPMG to ensure that the process was carried out efficiently and smoothly”.
“I am pleased to have gotten the regional franchise draft completed. Franchises can now focus on implementing post-lockdown training to gradually build towards their full programs. Obviously we are all hopeful that we will soon be given the all-clear by the respective Governments to resume full franchise operations,” said Jimmy Adams, CWI’s Director of Cricket.
Barbados Pride - Kraigg Brathwaite, Shayne Moseley, Jonathan Carter, Justin Greaves, Kyle Mayers, Tevyn Walcott, Ashley Nurse, Jomel Warrican, Keon Harding, Chemar Holder, Dominic Drakes, Akeem Jordan, Nicholas Kirton, Kyle Hope, Shamar Springer.
Guyana Jaguars - Veerasammy Permaul, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Leon Johnson, Keon Joseph, Raymon Reifer *OHT, Gudakesh Motie, Anthony Bramble, Christopher Barnwell, Vishaul Singh, Nial Smith, Akshaya Persaud, Kevin Sinclair, Ramaal Lewis *OHT, Tevin Imlach.
Jamaica Scorpions - John Campbell, Jermaine Blackwood, Nkrumah Bonner, Paul Palmer Jr, Marquino Mindley, Derval Green, Andre McCarthy, Nicholson Gordon, Akim Fraser, Dennis Bulli, Patrick Harty, Aldaine Thomas, Jeavor Royal, Odean Smith, Alwyn Williams.
Leeward Islands Hurricanes - Jahmar Hamilton, Sheno Berridge, Jeremiah Louis, Amir Jangoo *OHT, Devon Thomas, Terance Warde, Colin Archibald, Keacy Carty, Montcin Hodge, Quinton Boatswain, Ross Powell, Nino Henry, Kian Pemberton, Ashmead Nedd *OHT, Tyrone Williams Jr..
Trinidad & Tobago Red Force - Darren Bravo, Imran Khan, Jason Mohammed, Uthman Muhammad, Khary Pierre, Jayden Seales, Terrance Hinds, Jeremy Solozano, Joshua DaSilva, Anderson Phillip, Akeal Hosein, Denesh Ramdin, Keagan Simmons, Bryan Charles, Isaiah Rajah.
Windward Islands Volcanoes - Keron Cottoy, Kenneth Dember, Kavem Hodge, Ryan John, Shermon Lewis, Obed McCoy, Preston McSween, Denis Smith, Devon Smith, Josh Thomas, Desron Maloney, Kimani Melius, Jamaal James, Kevin Stoute *OHT, Larry Edward.