Shernyl Burns To Captain Montserrat Team in Upcoming Cricket Tournament

Batting all rounder Shernyl Burns will lead Montserrat in the Leeward Island Senior Men’s 50 over Cricket Tournament. 

The Montserrat Cricket Association announced the squad for the championship which starts on Friday September 14 in Montserrat. Burns will have as his deputy, experienced fast bowler Damion Williams.

The squad includes speedsters Quinton Boatswain, Jemuel Cabey, Travis Harrison and Aiden Livan, stylish wicketkeeper batsman Jaison Peters and his protégé Joshua Gant, and promising alrounder Zawandi White.

White, Cabey and Grant are fresh from creditable performances in the Cricket West Indies Under 19 tournament in St. Vincent. The squad also sees the return of batsman Shawn Tuitt who now lives and plays in the UK.

Other key players are Kriston Murrain, Theodore Frye, Dalston Tuitt, and Deno Baker.

The Montserrat team is also bolstered by the inclusion of Leeward Islands Hurricanes Francshise player Damion Jacobs who will give support in the spin department .

McPherson Meade is player/coach, while Kenton Weekes Jr. is the therapist.

Montserrat plays its first game on Friday September 14 against a combined St Maarten/USVI team at Salem Park. Other participating islands are defending champions st kitts , Anguilla, Nevis and Antigua Barbuda 

SportsTanisha Christopher