John Campbell, a 26-year-old left-handed opener from Jamaica, gained his first call-up in conjunction with the 30-year-old Shamarh Brooks, who captained the West Indies on the Underneath-19 Global Cup in 2008.
“After a troublesome Take a look at Collection in Bangladesh past due ultimate yr the chance items itself for our staff to pick out itself up,” chairman of selectors Courtney Browne mentioned.
“Even if a tricky collection in opposition to England is predicted, house turf has at all times been a spot the place our staff has made strides.”
England have gained only one Take a look at collection within the Caribbean up to now 50 years, in 2004, even supposing the Windies had been overwhelmed Zero-2 in Bangladesh on the finish of ultimate yr.
“With the go back of Darren Bravo, who will upload worth to a batting division, we think to look marked growth,” Browne added.
“Younger, thrilling, rapid bowler Alzarri Joseph, who was once sidelined through damage, returns to the squad and Shamarh Brooks has been increased for his forged first class performances during the last 3 years.
“John Campbell the incumbent ‘A’ staff opener, who has performed top notch cricket for a variety of years will open the batting after a excellent first class season in 2018.”
Windies squad: Jason Holder (captain), Kraigg Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, John Campbell, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach, Jomel Warrican, Oshane Thomas (quilt for Joseph)