Marlon Samuels, Kevon Cooper and Akeal Hosein joins the Leeward Islands Hurricanes team along with newcomer Jermaine Otto, and test player Alzarri Joseph. The Leeward Island Cricket Board (LICB) Selection Panel selected a 14-man squad along with three reserves after three trial games to represent them for the West Indies Super 50.
The team will start it’s training with a fielding session at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Monday 16th January, according to Coach Reginald Benjamin’s practice schedule.
The LICB has also requested that young Kian Pemberton from Nevis formed part of the training squad ahead of the Super50. The Hurricanes will start its first game against Kent Spitfires at the Coolidge Cricket Grounds (formerly Stanford Cricket Grounds in Antigua on the 25th of January 2017.
The Squad is comprised of Kieran Powell (Captain), Rahkeem Cornwall (Vice Captain), Marlon Samuels, Montcin Hodge, Chesney Hughes, Nkrumah Bonner, Jahmar Hamilton, Jermaine Otto, Orlando Peters, Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein, Kevon Cooper, Gavin Tonge and Jason Campbell while the Reserves are Jeremiah Louis, Daniel Doram and Akeem Charles.
The team Manager is Hugh Gore, the Coach is Reginald Benjamin and the Trainer/ Physiotherapist is Alister James.