Arnos Vale, St. Vincent – The first round of the West Indies Regional Senior Competition will be played at Arnos Vale Sporting Complex this weekend. The Professional Cricket League, which is the West Indies first-class tournament, would be bowl off on Thursday, January 9.
Windwards Volcanoes, as the home team, will host Barbados Pride in what is expected to be a keenly contested match. The battle would include ten players who have played for West Indies, namely: Devon Smith, Kirk Edwards, Shane Shillingford, and Shermon Lewis (Windwards), also Kraigg Brathwaite, Shane Dowrich, Shamarh Brooks, Jonathan Carter, Ashley Nurse, and Jomel Warrican (Barbados).
Three Vincentians, including Desron Maloney who is expected to make his first-class debut, along with Ray Jordan and Keron Cottoy will feature for the Windwards team. Jomel Warrican, another Vincentian, would be representing the Barbados team.
The 4-day format match is scheduled to end on Sunday, January 12. Play starts at 10:00 AM daily. There is no entry fee to watch the match.
Windwards Volcanoes: Kavem Hodge (Captain), Devon Smith, Desron Maloney, Kirk Edwards, Alick Athanaze, Emmanuel Stewart, Keron Cottoy, Shane Shillingford, Ray Jordan, Shermon Lewis, Josh Thomas, Preston McSween, Bhaskar Yadram
Barbados Pride: Kraigg Brathwaite (Captain), Shane Dowrich, Shamarh Brooks, Jonathan Carter, Shayne Moseley, Jomel Warrican, Justin Greaves, Chemar Holder, Dominic Drakes, Kyle Mayers, Ashley Nurse, Keon Harding, Tevyn Walcott