Grenada national cricket team

Captain: Devon Smith (2-day)
Andre Fletcher (20-over)
Coach: Ricky Williams
Colours: Yellow, Red
Home ground: Queen's Park; various
Four Day wins: n/a
WICB Cup wins: n/a
Twenty20 wins: 0
Official website: None

The Grenada national cricket team represents the country of Grenada in cricket. The 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 however played as a separate entity in matches which held Twenty20 status, but has not appeared in first-class or List A cricket. The teams coach, as of November 2013, is Ricky Williams.[1] The team currently has two captains: Devon Smith, who captains the two-day team, and Andre Fletcher who captains the 20-over team.[2]


A Grenada cricket team first appeared in West Indian cricket in 1887 against a touring Gentlemen of America team at the old Queen's Park.[3] Ten years later the team was recorded playing against Lord Hawke's touring team, though unlike several matches during the tour, this match did not have first-class status.[3] In 1899, G. A. de Freitas and William Mignon became the first Grenada cricketers to play first-class cricket. In 1910, Grenada played in the inaugural Cork Windward Islands Challenge Cup, with the team participating in that tournament until 1939.[3] There is a long gap between 1939 and Grenada's next recorded appearance, which came in the 1965 Windward Islands Tournament against St Vincent.[3] By this time the Windward Islands were playing matches which held first-class status, with Queen's Park playing host to the team's inaugural first-class fixture in 1959 against the Marylebone Cricket Club.[3] Grenada continued to play in the Windward Islands Tournament, and from 1975 its successor, the Heineken Trophy.[3] Their participation in the tournament (under various names) continued into the 1990s, with home matches throughout this period being held at the old Queen's Park.

In 2000, just months after a major redevelopment, the old Queen's Park was severely damaged by Hurricane Ivan, necessitating its reconstruction in 2004.[4] Having played in regional tournaments throughout the early to mid 2000s, Grenada were invited to take part in the 2006 Stanford 20/20, whose matches held official Twenty20 status.[5] They played three matches in the tournament, defeating Dominica and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the first-round and quarter-final respectively, before losing to Guyana in the semi-finals.[5] Two years later, they were invited to take part in the 2008 Stanford 20/20,[5] playing two matches in the tournament, defeating Anguilla in the first-round, before losing to Barbados in the following round.[5] These matches mark Grenada's only major appearances in cricket.

In August 2014, Grenada played against Bangladesh in a 50 over game during Bangladesh's tour of the West Indies. Bangladesh ran out winners by 95 runs.[6]

Notable Players

International Players

Five players from Grenada have represented the West Indies Internationally.

Name International
Apps Runs Wkts Apps Runs Wkts Apps Runs Wkts References
Tests ODIs T20Is
Murray, JuniorJunior Murray 19922002 33 918 0 55 678 0 [7]
Lewis, RawlRawl Lewis 19972009 5 89 4 28 291 22 1 0 0 [8]
Smith, DevonDevon Smith 20032015 36 1,500 0 47 1,059 0 6 203 0 [9]
Fletcher, AndreAndre Fletcher 20082015 15 256 0 22 347 0 [10]
Pascal, NelonNelon Pascal 20092010 2 12 0 1 0 0 [11]

Many other Grenadian players have represented the Windward Islands cricket team domestically in the West Indies Regional Super50, Regional Four Day Competition and the Caribbean Twenty20.

Grenada players on the current Windward Islands cricket team

See also


Players with international caps are listed in bold.

No. Name Birth date Batting style Bowling style Notes
- Devon Smith 21 October 1981 Left-handed Right arm off break 2-day Captain
- Linden Lawrence 5 October 1988 Right-handed -
- Heron Campbell 23 December 1987 Right-handed Right arm off break
- Tade Carmichael 4 October 1989 Left-handed Right arm off break
- Keone George Right-handed Right arm off break
- Nicosi St Hilaire Right-handed
- Ronald Ettienne 19 November 1986 Right-handed Left arm Slow left-arm orthodox
- Rudolph Paul (age 20) Right-handed Right arm off break
- Micah Narine Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
- Akim Alexis Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
- Deron Hypolite (age 19) Right-handed Right arm off break
- Denroy Charles 8 October 1984 Right-handed Right arm off break
- Andre Fletcher 28 November 1987 Right-handed Right arm medium-fast T20 Captain
- Denis Smith 30 October 1991 Right-handed -
- Nelon Pascal 25 April 1987 Right-handed Right arm fast
- Dennis George 3 December 1983 Left-handed Left arm Slow left-arm orthodox
- Preston McSween 15 August 1995 Right-handed Left arm fast-medium
- Eamon Alexander
- Josh Thomas (age 21) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium


Stanford 20/20


  1. "Smith, Fletcher to lead Grenada teams". The Jamaica Observer. 24 November 2013. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  2. "Smith and Fletcher to lead Grenada teams for Tournaments". 23 November 2013. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "Other Matches played by Grenada". CricketArchive. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  4. "Hurricane Destroys Grenada Stadium". 8 September 2004. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  5. 1 2 3 4 "Twenty20 Matches played by Grenada". CricketArchive. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  6. "Grenada v Bangladesh - 2014". 8 September 2004. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  7. "Players / West Indies / Junior Murray". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 2011-02-17.
  8. "Players / West Indies / Rawl Lewis". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 2011-02-17.
  9. "Players / West Indies / Devon Smith". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 2015-03-28.
  10. "Players / West Indies / Andre Fletcher". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 2011-02-17.
  11. "Players / West Indies / Nelon Pascal". Cricinfo. ESPN. Retrieved 2011-02-17.

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