ST.JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC- The West Indies Cricket Board yesterday announced the regional Under 19 squad to face Bangladesh Under 19 in a seven match One Day Series to be played in Guyana next month.
The squad includes leading run scorer in the recently concluded Regional Under 19 Tournament, Trinidadian Jeremy Solozano and chief wicket-taker Gudakesh Moti-Kanhai.
Also in the squad is Grenadian and Windward Island pacer Preston McSween who took the most wickets in the 50 Over version of the regional tournament.
The squad consists of six players from Jamaica who won the Regional Under 19 titles this year, claiming both the 3 Day and 50 Over trophies.
The regional junior side will take on the Bangladeshis at three venues – the Guyana National Stadium, Bourda and Everest.
Trinidad and Tobago wicketkeeper/batsman Nicholas Pooran was not considered for selection as he will be with the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force team participating in the Champions League.
A WICB release said Pooran will join the West Undies Under 19 squad if he become available following the Champions League .
Full West Indies Under 19 Squad
Fabian Allen (Jamaica), Jofra Archer (Barbados), Tagenarine Chanderpaul (Guyana), Bryan Charles (Trinidad & Tobago), Tristan Coleman (Jamaica), Taryck Gabriel (Windward Islands, St Lucia), Shimron Hetmyre (Guyana), Jerome Jones (Barbados), Ray Jordan (Windward Islands, St Vincent), Alzarri Joseph (Leeward Islands, Antigua), Brandon King (Jamaica), Ramaal Lewis (Jamaica), Leroy Lug (Jamaica)
Preston McSween (Windward Islands, Grenada), Marquino Mindley (Jamaica), Gudakesh Moti-Kanhai (Guyana) and Jeremy Solozano (Trinidad & Tobago).