Hero CPL supplies batting nets to Choiseul and Soufrière

Saint Lucia: Hero CPL brings batting nets to Choiseul and Soufrière


Castries, Saint Lucia: Hero CPL, with the support of local franchise the Saint Lucia Kings, provided two batting nets to the Saint Lucia Ministry of Youth Development and Sports.

Accepting the nets, the Minister of Youth Development and Sport, the Kenson Casimir, said: “The Ministry of Youth Development and Sport is delighted to have received two batting nets from CPL and St Lucia Kings. The communities of Choiseul and Soufrière will be the beneficiaries of this essential investment in their development of cricket.

“We have no doubt that these two communities will take responsibility for the upkeep of these nets as we seek to educate more cricketers like West Indies World Cup player Johnson Charles in these communities who love the game. cricket. Thank you for this valuable investment in our youth!

Pete Russell, CEO of Hero CPL, said: “Hero CPL continues to place the development of cricket at the top of our priority list, and we are delighted to be able to play our part in improving facilities for the next generation of Caribbean cricketers. ”

The Saint Lucia table tennis team traveled to Guyana this week to compete in the Under 13 and Under 11 Caribbean Table Tennis Championships.

The Saint Lucia team includes head coach Chris Wells and 4 athletes – Shantal Charles, Leshon Francis, Manie Eleuthere and Vernon Salvator. Other participating teams include: Barbados, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad.

The talent search for potential National Under 15 Cricketers conducted by the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports continued on Friday 14th October 2022 across 3 secondary schools namely St Lucia Sports Academy, Corinth Secondary and St Mary’s College.

The Ministry of Youth and Sports talent search for potential National Under-15 cricketers continued on Thursday 13th October 2022 at various secondary schools in the Castries area.

The schools covered were Bocage Secondary, Leon Hess Comprehensive Secondary, Entrepot Secondary and Sir Ira Simmons Secondary.

Former West Indies Under-19 captain Kimani Melius, National and Windward Islands youth cricketers Tyrel Chicot, Royce Paul, Lee John, Torri Hippolyte and Cian Felix have joined Ministry cricket coaches in the search of talent.

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