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CANADIAN U-19 SQUAD TO COMPETE IN WEST INDIES REGIONAL COMPETITION

July 31, 2017

The Canadian U19 team’s victory in the recent International Cricket Council Americas World Cup qualifying tournament earned them a berth in the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Under 19 One Day tournament, to be played in St. Kitts from August 15-28. The team will open against Guyana on August 15th, play Jamaica on the 17th, Barbados on the 22nd, Trinidad and Tobago on the 24th, and Windward Islands on the 26th.

Cricket Canada has named the following team for the tournament:-

  1. Akash Gill (Captain)
  2. Bhavindu Adhihertty (Vice Captain)
  3. Arsalan Khan 
  4. Kavian Naress
  5. Baidar Bakht
  6. Ashtan Deosammy
  7. Krishen Samuel
  8. Pranav Sharma
  9. Romel Shahzad
  10. Pieter Christiaan Pretorius
  11. Aran Pathmanathan
  12. Faisal Jamkhandi
  13. Rishiv Joshi
  14. Kunwar Singh Chana

Farouk Kirmani - Coach

Wijay Senathirajah - Manager

Reserves: Emanuel  Khokhar, Arshdeep Dhaliwal, Raqib Shamsudeen, Abaan Khan

Coach of the team Farouk Kirmani said, “As the team now needs to prepare for January’s World Cup in New Zealand, gaining experience against high level competition will be invaluable. We are grateful to CWI for providing this opportunity, and are confident that this team will represent Canada well in what will be challenging matches”.

 

Dave Liverman

Director-at-Large (Media Relations)

Email: dliverman@cricketcanada.org