Sir Garfield Sobers Cricket Press Release

Dominica’s team to the Sir Garfield Sobers International School’s Cricket Tournament left the state on Monday, July 5, 2010 to participate the International Schools Cricket Festival in Barbados.

This year, Dominica’s team is made up mainly of players in the Under 17 age group; the intention is to utilize this tournament as part of a development programme to expose boys at the U-17 level and prepare them for tournaments at the U-19 level. This year’s team serves as an experimental one with eleven (11) U-17 players supported by three (3) U-19 players

The Government of Dominica through the Sports Division is spending in excess of EC$50,000.00 to ensure Dominica’s participation in this all important schools championship.

The team is coached by former Dominica and Windward Islands Player Mr. Thomas Kentish, who is attached to the Sports Division as a Cricket Coach, and managed by Mr. Edmund Audain, Sports Officer.

The full squad reads:

  1. Jerlani Robinson – Captain
  2. Chad Phillip
  3. Aljai Liverpool
  4. Danny Dupigny
  5. Deon Vidal
  6. Odiama Honore
  7. Dylan Joseph
  8. Durani Charles
  9. Cyril Hyacinth
  10. Gian Benjamin
  11. Paul Joseph
  12. Ordel Hamilton
  13. Brian Nelcy
  14. Khaddim Alphonse