Former USACA senior team manager, Orville Hall, has been named as manager for the US Cavaliers in their upcoming 30-over game against the West Indies Legends which will take place at the Central Broward Regional Park in South Florida on January 25.
Hall is also a former manager for the American Cricket League, and has also managed the New York Barbados Cricket Association in the Red Stripe tournaments which were played against Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, The Leeward Islands and the Windward Islands. Hall is also a former Public Relations Manager for the United States of America Cricket Association. He previously served as president of New Rochelle Cricket Club in New Rochelle, New York, and is a past president of the American Cricket League which is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York.
Hall was recently inducted in the United States Cricket Hall of Fame in Hartford, Connecticut. When asked about his assignment, Hall said “ it is indeed an honor to be appointed as manager for such a grand tournament, where it not only gives me the opportunity to work with the members of the Cavaliers team, and it also affords me the opportunity to “rub shoulders” with some of the greatest cricketers to ever play the game.”
The Cavaliers team will be: Steve Massiah – Captain, Akeem Dodson, Steven Taylor, Adrian Gordon, Sai Ramesh, Asif Mujtaba, Anthony Karim, Sameer Kahn, Fazail Maqsood, Derrick Kallicharran, Mohamed Ashraful, Aupul Lyer and Orville Hall – Manager
The West Indies Legends team will be led by former Trinidad and Tobago and West Indies batsman, Brian Lara and will include the following players: Gordon Greenidge, Gus Logie, Carlisle Best, Daren Ganga, Wavell Hinds, Merv Dillon, Collis King, Ezra Moseley, Leon Garrick, Larry Gomes, Nixon Mclean and Daren Powell. Former Barbados and West Indies Off-Spinner, Albert Padmore will be the manager.
Other legends who will be making the trip are: Sir Garfield Sobers, Sir Wes Hall, Sir Andy Roberts, Lance Gibbs, Colin Croft and Deryck Murray, who will be the keynote speaker at the banquet on January 24.