Left-handed opening batsman Justin Jagessar has been appointed captain of the Trinidad and Tobago National Under-17 team to participate in the upcoming Cricket West Indies regional tournament.
Jagessar, who also bowls right-arm medium pace had a prolific season with the bat in age-group competitions and heads an impressive 14-member squad for the white ball event to be staged in Trinidad between July 17 and 28.
Jagessar who scored 128 for South in the Price Club Under-17 North/South Classic trophy match which North won by four wickets at the National Cricket Centre in Balmain, Couva in May, produced several good batting performances throughout the season.
The coach of the home team is former outstanding national cricketer Rayad Emrit, while the manager is Rajendra Mangalie, who also played regional cricket for Trinidad and Tobago.
The full squad consists of Justin Jagessar (Captain), Luke Ali, Samir Saroop, Kavir Boodoosingh, Andrew Rambaran, Kyle Ramdoo, Orlando James, Verran Batchu, Abdullah Cambridge, Fareez Mohammed, Rikki Ragoonanan, Jacen Agard, Aaiden Racha and Kevin Ksnhai. Rayad Emrit (Coach) and Rajendra Mangalie (Manager).