The Windies Under-19s has not looked back since a 61-run defeat to England Under-19s in the opening match, having beaten Fiji and Zimbabwe in the group stage to qualify for the quarter-finals.
Hetmyer’s side reserved its best for the knockout rounds, first stunning Pakistan by five wickets before ending host Bangladesh’s dream with a thrilling three-wicket win in last Thursday’s semi-final.
Hetmyer, Shamar Springer and the hard-hitting Gidron Pope starred in both the run-chases, while Alzarri Joseph’s fiery spells – often being timed at above 145kph – along with the accuracy of ChemarHolder and Keemo Paul have been telling in putting opposition batting under pressure.
Shimron Hetmyer (captain)
RESULTS OF MATCHES
Fri, Jan 29: West Indies Under-19s lost to England Under-19s by 61 runs – Chittagong
Sun, Jan 31: West Indies Under-19s beat Fiji Under-19s by 262 runs – Chittagong
Tue, Feb 2: West Indies Under-19s beat Zimbabwe Under-19s by 2 runs – Chittagong
Mon, Jan 8: West Indies Under-19s beat Pakistan Under-19s by 5 wickets –Fatullah
Thu, Feb 11: Bangladesh Under-19s lost to West Indies Under-19s by 3 wickets – Dhaka
Sun, Feb 14: West Indies Under-19s vsIndia Under-19s – Dhaka (11:30 pm start – EC Time, ESPN Caribbean)