Stewart to lead Windwards in Windies under 15 tourney

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, (CMC) – Emmanuel Stewart of Carriacou has been named captain of the Windward Islands Under 15 Cricket team.

Stewart, who skippered Grenada to second place in the Windward Islands Under 15 Cricket Tournament which concluded in St Vincent on Wednesday, is one of four Grenadians selected on the team.

He scored 349 runs at an average of 69.5, the most runs in the tournament and was named Most Valuable Player for Grenada as well as the Tournament’s MVP and the Best Wicketkeeper.

Stewart will join compatriots Johann Jeremiah, the left-handed batsman and off-spinner; left-arm orthodox spinner Narun Singh and right-handed batsman and fast bowler Darron Nedd.

Singh was among the leading wicket takers, finishing with 13 wickets at an average of 10.15.

Another Grenadian, Dwain Gill is the coach and Alton Crafton of St Lucia is the manager of the Windward Islands Under 15 team for the West Indies tournament scheduled for Jamaica in July.

Dominica dethroned Grenada to be crowned new champions of the Windward Islands under 15 tournament.