Alick Athanaze Photo Credit:ICC/Getty Images

West Indies Under-19 batsman, Dominican Alick Athanaze from the village of Grandbay, enhanced his solid performance so far in the Under-19 World Cup when he scored 116 runs today against Kenya.

Athanaze has triumphed over an early set back to his World Cup journey caused by the devastating visit of Hurricane Maria to Dominica on September 18, 2017, to make his mark in the tournament.

The young Dominican cricketer said in an article in ESPN Cricinfo that his harrowing experience as a result of the hurricane gave him “the confidence to face any challenge in life.”

He has used that confidence to perform with excellence for the West Indies team in the Under-19 World Cup.

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