Cricket Practice Facility named in honour of former Nevisian batsman Livingstone Sargeant

Cricket Practice Facility named in honour of former Nevisian batsman Livingstone Sargeant

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A new Cricket Practice Facility, which has been named in honour of former Leeward Islands top order batsman Nevisian, Livingstone Sargeant, was commissioned on Tuesday, August 4th, 2020. 

 

The facility is located at one end of the Elquemedo T. Willett Park in Charlestown.

 

Minister of Sports here on Nevis, the Hon. Eric Evelyn, commended former West Indies Cricketers – (Nevisians) Keith Arthurton and Mr. Sargeant.

 

 

Mr. Sargeant was first selected to play for the Nevis national team at the age of 15 years. Over his career he scored many centuries and even a double century.

 

He is also a survivor of the Christena Disaster.

 

The MV Christena which was an inter-island ferry, sank on its way to Charlestown on August 1st, 1970. 

 

Minister Evelyn also encouraged aspiring cricketers to take advantage of the facility. 

 

Nevis’ Minister of Sports, the Hon. Eric Evelyn. 

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