U/18 Players Selected For Sri Lanka Cricket Tour

January 27, 2015

The Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] confirmed that four Bermuda cricket players have been selected to take part in the Ontario Cricket Academy & Club U/19 Sri Lanka Tour from March 11 – 23, 2015, with Antoine Seaman, Cameron Jeffers, Chare Smith and Sheldon Caesar all receiving the nod.

The players were selected by the U18 Management Team based on the positions required by the Ontario Cricket Academy and the player’s commitment, hard work and dedication in training.

The Canadian team will be led by Canadian national U17 captain, Abraash Khan who played in Bermuda in the ICC U17 Match Play Tournament last year. The team will be facing stiff competition in Sri Lanka playing against top college teams including St. Joseph’s and St. Peter’s, whilst in Colombo.

President of the BCB Lloyd Fray stated, “This is a wonderful opportunity for four of our U18 players to get some competitive cricket practice in March, especially in the run up to the ICC U19 Americas Regional World Cup Qualifier expected to be held in July, 2015.

“Our Bermuda contingent will have an outstanding opportunity to interact with their peers from Canada cricket that has a diverse cultural backgrounds including India, Pakistan, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Fiji. They will also get to explore Sri Lanka including an orphanage and learn about its rich cultural heritage.”

The four Bermuda players selected for the tour:

4 bermuda u18 players

Mr. Fray continued, “We are especially grateful to the Ontario Academy & Club for providing the opportunity for four of our U18 players to take part in this tour. In addition, we would like to thank National Academy coach, Sammy Robinson, for setting up this opportunity and to Team Manager, Russell Richardson, who has played a huge role in organizing the Bermuda contingent.”

Mr. Fray added, “The four players are currently fundraising to help cover part of the cost of the tour and if you would like to support them on this endeavor please feel free to contact the BCB on 292 8958 or email info@cricket.bm or donations can be transferred directly to the Bermuda Cricket Board, HSBC 006 006 530 001, please reference Sri Lanka.”

Ontario Cricket Academy Sri Lanka Tour Schedule

  • March 13 Colombo Team arrives & net session in the afternoon
  • March 14 Colombo OCA&C v St. Joseph’s
  • March 15 Travel to Kandy OCA&C v Central Province XI
  • March 16 Kandy OCA&C v Central Province XI
  • March 17 Travel to Colombo Rest & sightseeing day
  • March 18 Colombo OCA&C v St. Peter’s
  • March 19 Travel to Galle OCA&C v South Province XI
  • March 20 Galle OCA&C v South Province XI
  • March 21 Galle Rest & Beach Day
  • March 22 Travel to Colombo OCA&C v TBC
  • March 23 Team departs

Ontario Cricket Academy & Club Touring Team

  • Abraash Khan [Captain]
  • Rohan Kundlass [Vice Captain]
  • Kishan Balgobin
  • Irfan Ali
  • Darius Dalal
  • Pawan Gill
  • Emanuel Khokhar
  • Nauman Zafar
  • Cameron Jeffers
  • Chare Smith
  • Antoine Seaman
  • Sheldon Caesar
  • Derek Perera [Head Coach/President]
  • Surren Ramsingh [Team Manager]
  • Russell Richardson [Assistant Team Manager]
  • Kirstena Naidu [Tour Manager]

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  1. D says:

    Good luck!

  2. Proud Godma says:

    Alright Antoine and young men! Well done, I know you’ll make us proud!

  3. Coach Cooper says:

    Big up yaself Cameron and others! Represent the 441 as best you can