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Phoenix’s Loretta Eligon will be at the helm when the national under-19 women’s cricket team competes in an Invitational Regional 19 & Under T20 Tournament in T&T from Thursday to Sunday.
Captain Eligon and vice captain Rosalie Dollabaille will lead the national team in a round robin tournament that also features a T&T U-19 Board XI, Barbados, Guyana and St Lucia. Former West Indies player Brenda Solozano will be the manager of the national team, while Rhonda Jones will coach the team. Matches will be played at Honeymoon Park (El Dorado), Buggy Haynes Ground (Trincity), Caldrac (Couva) and at the National Cricket Centre in Couva.
This tournament is geared towards the continuous development of upcoming players. The organisers are hoping young talent will be recognised at the tournament, who will represent the West Indies in the future. The national team will open their account against the Board XI on Thursday at the National Cricket Centre from 2.30 pm. T&T Squad: Loretta Eligon (captain), Rosalie Dollabaille (vice captain), Alexsei Ali, Alicia Villafana, Alysa Mano, Chantal Emmanuel, Kamara Ragoobar, Karishma Ramdeo, Kerdisha Benito, Leandra Ramdeen, Rackeal Bissoon, Renelle Dookie, Sharnella Townsend, Rosemary Samaroo, Brenda Solozano (manager), Rhonda Jones (coach)
First day fixtures: Thursday
9.30 am - Board XI vs St Lucia at National Cricket Centre (NCC)
Barbados vs Guyana at Caldrac
2.30 pm - T&T vs Board XI at NCC Guyana vs St Lucia at Caldrac
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