ST JOHN’S, Antigua, (CMC )– Guyanese Sachin Singh has been named to lead a 14-man West Indies Under-15 Invitational squad on a six-match limited overs tour of England starting next month.The left-handed opener was among the leading scorers in last year’s Regional Under-15 Championship, and joins the likes of Barbadian batsmen Seth Agard and Matthew Forde, along with Trinidadian off-spinner Tariq Mohammed and Jamaican left-arm spinner Rajiv Redhi, all of whom were top performers in the tournament.Mohammed and Redhi are currently involved in the ongoing 2017 edition of the Regional Under-15 in Barbados.Cricket West Indies chief selector, Courtney Browne, said the tour was designed to prepare this age group for higher level international cricket.“It has been widely recognised that our talent pool is limited in the Caribbean, so CWI has taken steps to give opportunities to our young players and encourage them to remain in the game,” Browne said.“A trip like this is designed to get players ready for what is to come on the international pathway, as they make the steps up through the youth levels and onto the senior stage, so we are eagerly looking forward to seeing how much they have progressed.”The Under-15s will play a 35-overs a-side match against Sunbury Academy at Sunbury Cricket Club on August 9 before taking on age group opponents in six 50-overs games from August 9-20.Former Jamaica and West Indies batsman, Robert Samuels, will manage the side with former Windies seamer Corey Collymore and Rohan Nurse as coaches.SQUAD – Sachin Singh (captain), Seth Agard, Sameer Ali, Antonio Fernandes, Matthew Forde, Romaine Jacob, Tariq Mohammed, Antonio Morris, Rajiv Redhi, Demetrius Richards, Jayden Seales, Garvin Serieux, Lee Solomon, Taeim Tonge.
PRESIDENT of the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB), Hilbert Foster, urged the 43 graduates of the Albion Community Centre Cricket Club’s annual cricket academy, last Saturday, to uphold the high tradition of the prestigious club.The club, which was founded over 60 years ago, has a very high reputation of producing top class players for Berbice, Guyana and West Indies.Foster spoke at length of the importance of education and pleaded with the attentive cricketers to stay in school, to obtain an educational background, since in today’s modern world, all sportsmen and sportswomen are expected to deal with the media, sponsors, agents and the general public.“National talent would only take you so far while an educational background would open doors of opportunities off the field,’ he stated.Foster also urged them to develop a culture of hard work, discipline and dedication, respect for the elderly and a love of making a positive difference in the lives of those less fortunate.He pledged the full support of his administration for the development of the game at the junior level and announced that in 2019, the BCB would host tournaments at the Under-13, U-15, U-17, U-19, U-21 and U-23 levels. Numerous developmental programmes are also being organized, including the Dr Tulsi Dyal Singh Coaching Programme and Annual Cricket Academy.Foster hailed the outstanding leadership of the Albion Cricket Club.Meanwhile, Foster handed over trophies, medals, cricket balls, educational materials, scorebooks to the Albion Club. Additionally, the BCB boss handed out three special prizes to three players of the academy. Young Berbice player Damian Cecil, whom Foster described as a future West Indies player, received a pair of batting pads. Most Disciplined Player N. Shiwpersaud received two special prizes, while Most Promising Player Tameshwar Mohamed carried home an educational package and a bicycle.The Albion Cricket Club has produced five Test cricketers in Sew Shivnarine, Narsingh Deonarine, Sewnarine Chattergoon, Devendra Bishoo and Veerasammy Permaul.
Syracuse is trying to rebound from blowout losses to then-No. 13 Louisville on Sept. 9 and South Florida a week later. The Orange went up 17-0 on the Bulls in the first quarter but was outscored 45-3 the rest of the way. SU (1-2, 0-1 Atlantic Coast) is on the road for the first time this season, traveling to East Hartford, Connecticut to take on the Huskies (2-1, 0-1 American Athletic) at 1 p.m.Here’s everything you need to know for game day.How can you watch the game? CBS Sports NetworkWho’s hurt? Dino Babers said on his radio show on Thursday that there are several plays that are “really on the edge” of playing or not. He said there are a few veteran players that will be on the field if they can get over the pain. Starting safety Kielan Whitner and starting center Jason Emerich did not play against South Florida. Offensive lineman Omari Palmer was injured during the game and was not made available for interviews on Tuesday because he was receiving treatment.What is Dino Babers saying before this game? He thinks Connecticut’s defense is going to be tougher than South Florida’s — especially to run against. See all he had to say at his press conference earlier this week and on the ACC coaches teleconference.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textWhat should you know about Connecticut? Everything you need to know can be found here.What do our beat writers think will happen tonight? Find out here in our beat writer predictions.Anything else you should know? Orange receiver Amba Etta-Tawo was added to the watch list for an award given to the nation’s top receiver. The graduate transfer’s statistics have seen a huge bump this year thanks to SU’s spread offense. Comments Published on September 24, 2016 at 8:08 am Contact Jon: firstname.lastname@example.org | @jmettus Related Stories 3 things Dino Babers said at his weekly press conference3 things Dino Babers said on the ACC coaches teleconference in Week 4Syracuse football opponent preview: What to know about ConnecticutSyracuse football: Beat writers predict outcome of game vs. Connecticut Facebook Twitter Google+
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