President of Cricket West Indies visits St Kitts and Nevis, PM Drew extends welcome

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Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Terrance Drew and Minister of Sports, Samal Duggins met with Dr Kishore Shallow, President of Cricket West Indies in a brief meeting that took place yesterday. 

Dr Shallow made his visit to the island nation as the country is hosting the CG United Women’s Super50 Cup. The games are being played at three venues of St Kitts and Nevis which includes, Conaree Cricket Centre, Warner Park and St. Paul’s Sports Complex.

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Following the meeting with PM Drew, both Minister Duggins and Dr Kishore Shallow visited Warner Park Cricket Stadium and Conaree Cricket Centre to see two of the matches that were being conducted there.

Minister Duggins and Dr Shallow also held discussions with Ann Browne-John, West Indies lead women’s selector and Dennis Phillip, President of the St. Kitts Cricket Association.

CG United Women’s Super50 Cup has already commenced from 4th March 2024 and it will be conducted till 25th March 2024. Along with that, St Kitts and Nevis will also host the T20 Blaze tournament which has been scheduled to take place from 17th to 25th March 2024.

As per the schedule, all the T20 Blaze matches will be held at Warner Park. The teams that are participating in the tournament include Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Leeward, Jamaica and Windward Islands.

Hosting the tournament in St Kitts and Nevis reflects the advancement in the sports made by the country through different infrastructural developments. Now, the sporting complex of the federation offers a large number of facilities and amenities to the players, aiming to enhance the skills of the young athletes.

The Minister of Sports, Samal Duggins has played huge role in it as he has always ensured that the athletes are provided with the best environment and facilities to ensure that all the fans and viewers have an enjoyable and memorable experience.

Most of the matches of the tournament will be held at Warner Park. It is a stadium in St Kitts and Nevis which was named after Sir Thomas Warner, the explorer who established the first English colony on St Kitts. The stadium was also one of the hosts of the 2007 Cricket World Cup. The stadium underwent some transformation in order to provide the best playing surface to the athletes.

Not only did the stadium restore the lights, but it also focused on preparing a smooth surface for the players to play and showcase their talent, abilities, skills and techniques.

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