first_img Share In photo: Pearl Ettienne. Photo credit: imagesnewsletter.comThe National Women’s Cricket Team will seek to bring home the first championship, when they leave the island on Saturday, to participate in the Regional Women’s Cricket Tournament.Fourteen (14) players and three (3) reserves have been selected to represent Dominica in the Tournament, which begins in Barbados on Monday, August 8th, 2011.The players were selected by a four-member selection board, following weeks of intense training at the Windsor Park Stadium.Captain of the team, Pearl Ettienne said that the team is well prepared for the tournament.“They chose fourteen players and three reserves from a field of over thirty players who did the weeks of training at the Stadium. Preparations are ongoing, we have very good team spirit and I think we are more than ready for the tournament,” Pearl told Dominica Vibes News.Although Dominica has never won the tournament in the past, Ettienne is confident that the team will make a good showing at the tournament.“We have a very story side in both batting and bowling. We have an experienced player in the name of Sharon Gregoire making a comeback. She is one of the players that everyone will be depending on,” a confident Pearl said.The team is expected to leave Dominica on Saturday, August 5th and will return on August 15th.The team is expected to play matches against St Lucia, Antigua, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Barbados in Group B of the Tournament.Dominica Vibes News Share Share Tweetcenter_img 30 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! LocalNewsSports Dominica prepared for the Regional Women’s Cricket Tournament by: – August 5, 2011last_img

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