All-rounder Kieron Pollard has returned to the T20I crew as Cricket West Indies (CWI) introduced a 15-member squad for the impending three-match sequence in opposition to India starting November four.
The 31-year-old can be enjoying his first T20I sequence after one-year.
Chairman of the choice panel, Courtney Browne, defined that they wish to spend money on avid gamers who’ve carried out neatly within the home cricket as T20 International Cup is simply two years away.
He additional mentioned that they’d proceed to retain their skilled avid gamers in order that they may be able to paintings along the more youthful workforce.
“With the 2020 ICC International T20 two years away and the restricted quantity of T20 Internationals throughout the subsequent yr, the panel believes at this juncture it’s time to spend money on the younger avid gamers that experience emerged over the past two years from Windies A and B groups, at the side of 2018 CPL,” West Indies Cricket website online quoted Browne, as announcing.
“The number of a tender workforce two years previous to the International T20 offers the training workforce time to assist them with their abilities and for the crew to change into a cohesive and aggressive unit. The crew will proceed to retain some skilled avid gamers who will paintings along the more youthful workforce,” he added.
Heart-order batsman Darren Bravo and all-rounder Andre Russell have additionally made a comeback into the T20 squad.
In the meantime, the attacking opener Chris Gayle has made himself unavailable for India and Bangladesh excursion and could be to be had for variety all through the 2019 England excursion.
“We will be able to be with out our stalwart, Chris Gayle for this Indian excursion and the following excursion in opposition to Bangladesh as he has declined variety presently, alternatively, he has made himself to be had for the choice for the discuss with of England to the Caribbean and the International Cup in 2019,” WICB chairman of the choice panel Courtney Browne mentioned in a remark.
West Indies T20I squad:
Carlos Brathwaite (c), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Evin Lewis, Obed McCoy, Ashley Nurse, Keemo Paul, Khary Pierre, Kieron Pollard, Rovman Powell, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Sherfane Rutherford, Oshane Thomas.
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