Meet Kavem Hodge- another Dominican in West Indies cricket team

Kavem Hodge is 30 years old and was raised in the village of Antrizle on the East Coast. His roots lie with the Laville family and Hodge (his dad's) family. 

Meet Kavem Hodge- another Dominican in West Indies cricket team
Meet Kavem Hodge- another Dominican in West Indies cricket team

Roseau, Dominica: Kavem Hodge is 30 years old and was raised in the village of Antrizle on the East Coast of Dominica. His roots lie with the Laville family and Hodge (his dad’s) family. 

He attended the Atkinson Primary School and has represented Dominica at the under 13,15, 19 and senior team. He was the second youngest player to represent Dominica at the senior level 15 years and the first West Indian to attend the Darren Lehman Cricket Academy in Australia on a full scholarship in 2010.

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Hodge attended the Dominica State College where he pursued a degree in Economics while playing cricket at the Sports Division level. He then furthered his education and graduated from the University of the West Indies Cave Hill campus with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology (the study of the mechanics of body movements) in October 2019. 

During that period, Hodge captained the University’s Senior team and was awarded best allrounder in the Barbados Elite Division.

He played for the St. Lucia Zouks and Kings in the Caribbean Premiere League and also captained the Windward Islands Senior Cricket Team in the regional 4 day and super 50 champions

Kavem, has been very occupied. He also represented the West Indies A team and was selected on the test team to tour Bangladesh in January 2021. He made is debut for the West Indies One day International team in 2023 in Dubai versus the United Arab Emirates.

Earlier, Dominica also appointed Kavem Hodge as the Ambassador of Sports. Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit also met with him and congratulated him on his recent success in his cricketing career and assured him of the Government’s support.

He was also part of the Senior Men’s West Indies Cricket Team for the recently concluded One Day International series against the United Arab Emirates. Kavem Hodge also scored 100s today for the Windward Islands in the first class Regional Super 50 Cricket Tournament.

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