WICB names U-19 squad for Super 50

first_imgST JOHNS, Antigua: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) today announced the West Indies Under-19 squad to participate in the upcoming Regional Super 50 Tournament. The 14-member squad includes five players who were part of the team which won the ICC Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh last year. These are all-rounders Shamar Springer and Keemo Paul; middle-order batsman Kirstan Kallicharan; wicket-keeper-batsman Emmanuel Stewart; and left-arm fast bowler Obed McCoy. The West Indies Under-19s are participating in this tournament as part of their preparation for the ICC Under-19 World Cup, to be played in New Zealand next year. Springer, Paul and McCoy will not be eligible for that tournament, but have been selected as part of their continued development and monitoring. The West Indies Under-19s will play in Zone A, which is based in Antigua. They will play alongside defending champions Trinidad & Tobago Red Force, Windward Islands Volcanoes, Kent Spitfire and host team Leeward Islands Hurricanes. SQUAD: Te-Shawn Alleyne, Alick Athanaze, Joshua Bishop, Shian Brathwaite, Kirstan Kallicharan, Mikyle Louis, Obed McCoy, Matthew Patrick, Keemo Paul, Jeavor Royal, Javier Spencer, Shamar Springer, Emmanuel Stewart and Bhaskar Yadramlast_img read more

SDMC to use SAIs expertise to upgrade stadiums

first_imgNew Delhi, Jan 2 (PTI) The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has decided to use the expertise of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to upgrade its four stadiums so that children took a keen interest in sports, it said today.South Delhi Mayor Kamaljeet Sehrawat, Standing Committee Chairman Bhupender Gupta and Leader of the House in SDMC Shikha Rai today called on Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore.After the meeting with the minister, Gupta said the SDMC was committed to providing better sports facilities to the students of primary schools.He added that for the same, the civic body would require better stadiums and equipment. Rathore told them that the SAI could provide its expertise in this regard, the SDMC said.It was decided to upgrade the four stadiums of the SDMC at Madipur, Harinagar, Kakrola and Delhi Gate.Gupta added that the SDMC would not have to bear any expenses for this. PTI KND RClast_img read more