Touring London side to face a Windies squad in blind cricket
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - An Under-19 blind cricket team from the London Community Cricket Association will be arriving in the Caribbean this weekend to face a West Indies blind cricket development side in a two-match series.
The teams will assemble in Barbados on Saturday and face each other on Sunday at the 3Ws Oval and next Tuesday at the Police Sports Club ground.
The English side will also tackle a Barbados XI in their last game on Thursday.
For the West Indies development team, the series will be a tune-up for their tour of England early next month when they will face the England Senior team in a series of three matches.
The three back-to-back games will be played in Birmingham.
Included in the West Indies squad are three players each from Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados and Jamaica.
The T&T squad members are B3 player Sheldon Phillip, Mosi Andrews (B1) and Shaheeda Ramnarine (B2).
The Barbadians are Tremaine Forte (B3), Ricardo Manning (B2), and Lisa Williams (B1) while Loshane Myles (B3), Dwayne Campbell (B2), and Jason Ricketts (B1) come from Jamaica.
The unit is completed by Guyana's Oliver Kerr (B1) and Kevin Douglas (B3), Yohan Alexander (B3) and Juliana Alexander (B1) from St Lucia, and Dominica's Kerwin Casimir (B2).
Guyanese Bharat Mangru, a West Indies Blind Cricket Development Officer, is coach of the side Harrilal Kissoon, of Trinidad and Tobago is manager.