CWI to live stream West Indies Rising Stars U19s trial matches from Sunday, August 8
West Indies fans across the Caribbean and around the world will be able to follow the next generation of exciting young West Indies cricketers pushing for selection for the ICC U19 World Cup. Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced that it will be streaming LIVE ball-by-ball coverage of four of the forthcoming West Indies Rising Stars U19s trial series from Coolidge Cricket Ground (CCG) in Antigua.
The Series of eight (8) 50-over Rising Stars U19s trial matches start on Sunday at the Coolidge Cricket Ground and the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (SVRS). A total of fifty-six (56) players, have been divided into four squads of fourteen (14).
The first match starts today (Sunday) when the “Red Dragons” and the “Green Pitons” will be in action at CCG whilst the “Yellow Flamingos” face the Blue Dolphins at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (SVRS). First ball is 9:30-am (8:30am Jamaica Time). The Rising Stars U19 trials will continue on Tuesday and Thursday with the top two teams facing each other on Saturday at CCG with the third and fourth placed teams playing at SVRS.
All four of the trial matches to be played at CCG will be available on www.windiescricket.com and the “Windies Cricket” YouTube channel https://bit.ly/WindiesCricketYouTube. There will also be scores, statistical information and photographs provided on CWI’s social media platforms throughout the day.
The trial matches form part of the West Indies Rising Stars U19s High Performance camp, which is a key part of CWI’s investment in development and preparations for the players for the ICC U19 World Cup to be played in the West Indies early next year. Following the Rising Stars U19 camp and the trial matches, a squad of eighteen (18) players will be selected for the West Indies Rising Stars U19 tour of England, which will feature six Youth One-Day Internationals at The County Ground, Beckenham and The Polo Farm, Canterbury from Saturday, September 4 to Friday, September 17.