Barbados Shall be symbolizeed On the inaugural Beneath-19 Cricket Event On the College of Pretoria, in South Africa.
The tournament, which bowls off on June 29, Might have seven T-20s and three One-Day Internationals. It Includes an finish on July 12.
Group Captain Nimar Bolden, Who’s in Greater Six at Combermere School, said he was surprised to get the nod as captain, and He is In a place to steer.
“I really feel As if I am succesful. And that i have good expertise, enough To steer the troops… to victory. I really feel We now have A very good set of gamers.
“We, as a team, we’ve performed earlier than for Barbados with golf equipment and what not, so we’re Familiar with Every completely different. So, I really feel that for the team, we stand A great probability of worthwhile the tournament,” he said.
Minister of Youth, Sports activities and Group Empowerment, Charles Griffith, met with the team members On the Ministry, Haggatt Hall, St Michael yesterday.
The minister impressed upon the team members that this was An alternative to be ambassadors For his or her nation and to showcase their expertise.
“You are ambassadors and that Want to be foremost in your thoughts Everytime you journey To symbolize [your] nation. All of you are fortunate as a Outcome of there are… A lot of cricketers on the island, however you have been These chosen To symbolize us at this particular rivals in South Africa.
“Definitely one of many issues that I’m hoping is That you merely do your private biggest. Now Which Might seem unusual as a Outcome of we usually affiliate private biggest with monitor and area and completely different sports the place there’s timing in that, however Do you have to, as a cricketer, do your private biggest, Do you have to’re a batter And also you do what You work is Definitely one of the biggest You can supply on the tour, Then you undoubtedly’re contrihowevering to the collective,” he said.
Coach of the Beneath-19 team Norman Puckerin thanked Griffith for The assist from his ministry.
“My coronary heart-crammed respect to you [Minister Griffith] And also your division for supporting us and giving that donation in the direction of us Which will take us to South Africa,” he added.