The Cayman Islands national Under-19 team, led by Gregory Davis, will be travelling to Suriname on Friday 27, July.
There the squad will participate in the International Cricket Council Americas U19 tournament. Other countries involved are Argentina, Belize, Bahamas and Suriname. The Cayman team is a blend of youth and experience with the youngest, David Lee, only 14-years-old.
Much will depend on experience players Dale Parker (bowling) and captain Gregory Davis, Shane Cato and John Tweedie (batting) to provide the platform for good performances. The team is made up of a number of all-rounders in Ajani Anderson, Paul Laidlaw, Daviel Foster, Michael Ebanks, Ajahn Christian and Wayne Cato. The spin department will be headed by Joeniel Bent with Hakim Murray, David Lee and Edward Bodden making up the rest of slow bowlers’ section.
The official Cayman team is as follows: Gregory Davis (captain), Shane Cato (vice captain), Ajani Anderson, Ajahn Christian, Daviel Foster, John Tweedie, Hakim Murray, David Lee, Wayne Cato, Edward Bodden, Michael Ebanks, Dale Parker, Joeniel Bent, Paul Laidlaw, Ricardo ‘Ricky’ Sealy (manager), Andy Myles (coach), Tho Cuffy (technical director).
Matches start from Tuesday, 31 July, as Cayman face the Bahamas. Argentina is next on Wednesday, 1 August, then Belize on Thursday, 2 August, with Friday as an off day. The finale is against Suriname on Saturday, 4 August.