The Windies have been drawn alongside South Africa, Zimbabwe and Canada in Group C
The West Indies Cricket Board today announced the 15-member squad for the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in the United Arab Emirates. The team will be led by Jamaican off-spinning allrounder Ramaal Lewis. The vice captain is Nicholas Pooran, the left-handed wicket-keeper/batsman from Trinidad & Tobago. The Head Coach is Roddy Estwick.
This year’s tournament will feature 16 teams in four groups.
The Windies have been drawn alongside South Africa, Zimbabwe and Canada in Group C. Their opening preliminary match is against the Proteas on Friday, February 14 at the Dubai International Stadium.
The second match is on Sunday, February 16 against Zimbabwe at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The third match is two days later against the Canadians at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium Nursery Ground 1.
The Windies will assemble in Barbados next Tuesday for a one-week camp at the Sagicor High Performance Centre before they depart for Dubai.
Ramaal Lewis (Jamaica) – Captain
Nicholas Pooran (T&T) – Vice Captain
Fabian Allen (Jamaica)
Tagenarine Chanderpaul (Guyana)
Bryan Charles (T&T)
Tristan Coleman (Jamaica)
Jonathan Drakes (Barbados)
Shimron Hetmeyer (Guyana)
Jerome Jones (Barbados)
Ray Jordan (Windward Islands)
Brandon King (Jamaica)
Preston McSween (Windward Islands)
Marquino Mindley (Jamaica)
Gudakesh Motie (Guyana)
Jeremy Solozano (T&T)