West Indies Under-19 training squad for camp in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Selection Panel of the West Indies Cricket Board have announced a squad of 19 players for a two-week training camp here, as the West Indies Under-19 side continues its preparation for the ICC Youth World Cup next year in Bangladesh



Kacey Carty

Jaeel Clarke

Shahid Crooks

Michael Frew

Jyd Goolie

Keon Harding

Shimron Hetmyer

Tevin Imlach

Ryan John

Alzarri Joseph

Kirstan Kallicharran

Obed McCoy

Keemo Paul

Akshaya Persaud

Gidron Pope

Akil Seetal

Keagan Simmons

Odean Smith

Shamar Springer


The 19 players have been chosen following the Regional Under-19 Tournament which concluded three days ago here.


The camp will be staged until August 17 with training taking place at the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies and the Kensington Recreation Park nestled in the urban Jamaican community of Rollington Town.


The training sessions will be conducted under the guidance of West Indies High Performance coaches Graeme West and Vasbert Drakes.


The Selection Panel have also invited a number of Jamaica Under-19 players to be part of practice matches with the training squad.


Special invitees

Brad Barnes

Ramone Francis

Leonardo Friginette

Miguel Smith

Jevoy Spencer

Oshane Thomas