June 16, 2006
National cricket squad in training

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Cricket Association will trim their squad to 13 in time for the Stanford 20/20 Cricket Tournament scheduled for Antigua/Barbuda July 11 to August 13.

A twenty-man party has been named, including West Indies speedsters Nixon McLean and Deighton Butler. A number of other players who have played for the Windwards are in the squad. Dawnley Joseph, who came close to a West Indies call, is among the trainees. Kenroy Martin, Othneil Baptiste, Orlanzo Jackson, Roland Wilkinson, Lyndon James, Miles Bascombe and Rommel Currency will be hoping to make it to the final squad.{{more}}

Hank Hall, who went to India and enjoyed a training stint under Australia’s former speedster Dennis Lillee will be hoping to cement his place on the Vincentian party.

Prolific batsman Salvan Browne will be hoping for inclusion. The competition for places will see a toss up among Nicholas Baptiste, Danson Andrews, Oneil Thomas, and Maxian Richardson for spots in the batting line up. Pacer Kissinger McLean will also be hoping to join his older brother Nixon in the pace attack. Marlon John, Norlan Williams, and Drumo Thomas will be looking to seal places in the squad.