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West Indies name unchanged squad for Zimbabwe tour commencing later in October

The West Indies board hasn't experimented too much and restored faith on the same 15 players who featured in the three-match Test series and five-match one day international series against England.


By   |  Updated On : October 04, 2017 11:38 AM

New Delhi :  

The West Indies board hasn't experimented too much and restored faith on the same 15 players who featured in the three-match Test series and five-match one day international series against England.

The Windies were handed comprehensive defeats in both the Test and ODIs while winning the only Twenty20 game between the sides, will be heading to Zimbabwe.

"The dedication, commitment and focus in their preparation and during the series in England showed immense character for such a young team in very difficult conditions against World-class competition," said Courtney Browne, chairman of the Cricket West Indies selection panel said on Thursday.

"The lessons learnt on that tour augurs well for the individual players and the team's continued development as a whole and we wish them well on the Tour of Zimbabwe." West Indies will play two Tests against Zimbabwe following a three-day tour match against Zimbabwe A starting on October 15.

Squad: Jason Holder (capt), Kraigg Brathwaite (vice capt), Devendra Bishoo, Jermaine Blackwood, Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Shimron Hetmyer, Kyle Hope, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Kieran Powell, Raymon Reifer, Kemar Roach.
Schedule:

Tour match v Zimbabwe A - Oct 15-17

1st Test v Zimbabwe - Oct 21-25

2nd Test v Zimbabwe - Oct 29-Nov 2. 

First Published: Wednesday, October 04, 2017 11:30 AM


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