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In a new series, every week the Bermuda Sun will bring you a player profile from the Bermuda Under-17 boys’ side, who represent the next generation of the island’s cricket hopes. 

This week it’s Nzari Paynter...

Age: 15

Style: Right-hand bat;  right-arm off-spin; mid-off fielder.

Nickname: Paynta or Baby Neil.

Club: St George’s Cricket Club.

School: Saltus Grammar School

Ambitions (cricket): When I am older I would like to represent Bermuda at the senior level. 

I would also like to play Cup Match for St. George’s by the age of 18. Ultimately my goal is to play County cricket in England.

Ambitions (life): I want to attend school in the UK to further my studies, attend university and play cricket. Other than cricket, my goal is to become a physiotherapist.

Local hero: My local hero is my older cousin Orondé Bascome.

International hero: Former England spinner Graeme Swan.

Cricket history: I have played for St. George’s my entire life. I also travelled to the UK with the Under-13 Academy in 2012.