Kraigg Brathwaite appointed captain of West Indies Under 19

St John’s, Antigua – Barbadian First Class batsman Kraigg Brathwaite will lead the West Indies Under 19 team on a tour to the United Arab Emirates to play against Australia Under 19.


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Brathwaite, who has also played for West Indies A and was part of the West Indies squad in 2009, will have fellow First Class players fast bowler Ronsford Beaton and leg spinner Amir Khan (both of Guyana) in the 16 man squad.

Windies Under 19 will play three 50 over matches and one three day game against Australia Under 19 at the Global Cricket Academy in Dubai.

Former Barbadian fast bowler Roddy Estwick has been appointed Head Coach while former West Indies opener Stuart Williams is his assistant and Selector Courtney Browne will perform the manager’s duties.

West Indies Under 19 Squad

Kraigg Brathwaite (Captain, Barbados, batsman)

Anthony Alleyne (Barbados, batsman)

Ronsford Beaton (Guyana, fast bowler)

John Campbell (Jamaica, batsman)

Brian Christmas (Trinidad & Tobago, batsman)

Kwame Crosse (Guyana, batsman)

Derone Davis (Trinidad & Tobago, left arm spinner)

Justin Greaves (Barbados, medium fast bowling all rounder)

Kavem Hodge (Dominica, batsman, left arm spinner)

Jerome Jones (Barbados, fast bowler)

Keiron Joseph (Trinidad & Tobago, batsman)

Steven Katwaroo (Trinidad & Tobago, wicketkeeper/batsman)

Amir Khan (Guyana, leg spinner)

Kyle Mayers (Barbados, fast bowler)

Donovan Nelson (Jamaica, leg spinner)

Akeem Saunders (St Kitts, batsman)

Team Management

Head Coach – Roddy Estwick

Team Manager – Courtney Browne

Assistant Coach – Stuart Williams

Physiotherapist – Janel Springer

Fitness Trainer – Ronald Rogers


April 14 – Arrive in Dubai

April 17 – 50 over match

April 19 – 50 over match

April 21 – 50 over match

April 24 – 26 – 3 Day match

April 30 – Depart Dubai