Saint Lucia’s U-15 team prepares for Windwards WINLOTT 50 Overs Cricket Championship 🏏


The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports has intensified the training regime for Saint Lucia’s National Under – 15 Cricket Team in preparation for the upcoming 2023 Windward Islands WINLOTT 50 Overs Cricket Championship.

Last weekend (November 25 and 26), players gathered at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground to participate in practice sessions. On Saturday, the twenty-eight players selected to continue training were fully immersed in group discussions on various  technical skills/target bowling with emphasis on alignment and control/batting skill enhancement drills. The players ended the day’s activity with a Net Session.

On Sunday, the young cricketers played their second practice/trial match with the team A jointly led by Aiden Scholar and Sheldon Willie and team B by Zinakki Willie and Kanil Nelson.

Team B batting first, scored 295 for the loss of 12 wickets, with Zinakki Louis making 94 with 13 fours and a six, Neil Poyotte 29, Samuel Jean 20, Kyle Stephen 19 and Jeanille Williams with 11.

The wicket-takers for team A were; Jermian Thomas with 4 /19 (3 overs) and 1 wicket each by Darren Felix, Ethan Forde, Tristan Wilson, Nicken Justin, Cayden Francois, Kareem Francis, Daniel Lorde and Kershawn Chelcher.

In reply, Team A finished their inning on 187 for the loss of 11 wickets in 39.4 overs, with Sheldon Willie contributing 40, Aiden Scholar 19, Kareem Francis 18, Daniel Lorde 16 and Jermian Thomas 14.

The wicket takers for Team B were; Kanil Nelson with 2 for 7 in 3 overs, Zinakki Louis 2 for 8 in 3 overs, Jeanille Williams 2 for 9 in 4 overs and 1 wicket each to Neil Poyotte, Nathaniel Joseph and Jervon Fevrier.

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