Image above: Grenada’s cricket team in training; via Facebook
Match to take place at Chiswick Cricket Club at 5.30pm on Wednesday 26 July
The Grenadian National cricket team will be playing a T20 match in Chiswick this week.
Currently touring the UK, they have added a short notice fixture against Chiswick Cricket Club on Wednesday (26 July) at 5.30pm.
The game comes from a close association between the club and the island based on several players of Grenadian origin playing at Riverside Drive over the years. The Chiswick club has visited the island and supported youth cricket there through its charitable activities.
The Grenadian team is not a member of the International Cricket Council, but the Grenada Cricket Association is a member of the Windward Islands Cricket Board of Control, which itself is a member association of the West Indies Cricket Board, and players from Grenada generally represent the Windward Islands cricket team at domestic level and the West Indies at international level.
Grenada has played as a separate entity in matches which held T20 status, but has not appeared in first-class or List A cricket. The team’s coach, as of November 2013, is Ricky Williams. The team currently has two captains: Devon Smith, who captains the two-day team, and Andre Fletcher who captains the 20-over team.
Chiswick Cricket Club is at Riverside Drive, W4 2SP, off the A316,opposite Chiswick School. The Pavilion doubles as the Duck & Ball pub, which serves food, and happen to be members of The Chiswick Calendar’s Club Card scheme, offering a discount to our subscribers.