Thursday, January 18, 2018

Former WI U-19 stars throw support behind title defence*

WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT: Captain of the successful 2016 West Indies U-19 team, Shimron Hetmyer


Test captain Jason Holder has urged the West Indies Under-19 squad to be aggressive and take the initiative, as they prepare to defend their title at the Youth World Cup in New Zealand starting next month.

Holder, who also leads the One-Day International side, was part of the regional Under-19s unit which contested the 2010 edition of the ICC tournament also staged in New Zealand. “Be the frontrunners, set the tone in every game you play,” said Holder, who made his senior team debut three years following his outing at the Under-19 World Cup before being appointed Windies ODI captain a year later.


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