Royal treatment for WI Under-19 World Cup Team in Barbados

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The West Indies were crowned champions of the ICC Under-19 World Cup on Sunday, when they beat India in the final by 5 wickets at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium.

WICB CEO, Michael Muirhead greets captain, Shimron Hetmyer
WICB CEO, Michael Muirhead greets captain, Shimron Hetmyer
Allrounder Shamar Springer shares the World Cup trophy with his parents
Allrounder Shamar Springer shares the World Cup trophy with his parents

They were hosted to two special welcome ceremonies in Barbados on Tuesday. In attendance were Richard Sealy, Acting Prime Minister of Barbados; Stephen Lashley, Minister of Sports in Barbados; Michael Muirhed, CEO of West Indies Cricket Board; Joel Garner, West Indies legend and President of the Barbados Cricket Association; Desmond Haynes, West Indies legend and Chairman of Cricket Legends of Barbados; David Deane, CEO of Barbados Cricket Association; and Connor Looney, CEO of Digicel Barbados – Digicel is the the official team sponsor.

Several family members, friends and cricket lovers also joined the celebrations.

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