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West Indies announces 15-member squad for two-match Test series against the hosts for big series

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 30 August 2018, 13:08 IST
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West Indies squad that will take on hosts India during October-November for a full-fledged series that consists of two Tests, five ODIs and three T20Is. For Virat Kohli's men It will be an important series for India ahead of the tour of Australia in 2018-19. India will participate in the Asia Cup to be held in UAE, prior to the tour of Australia.

WestIndies batsman Devon Smith failed to seal the spot in the 15-member West Indies squad that will take on hosts India in the two-Test series starting October 4.

The chairman of selectors, Courtney Browne cited that “The panel welcomes back Sunil Ambris who missed the last couple of series due to injury, along with Jomel Warrican who adds a second spin bowling option to the attack", as per reported in Indian Express.

Further Courtney Browne cited that “The panel congratulates Jason Holder and his team on the excellent performance against Bangladesh. As the teama embarks on a tough tour of India the successes against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh should hold them in good stead during the India series.”

West Indies Squad:

Jason Holder (c), Sunil Ambris, Devendra Bishoo, Kraigg Brathwaite, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Jahmar Hamilton, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Keemo Paul, Kieran Powell, Kemar Roach, Jomel Warrican.

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First published: 30 August 2018, 13:08 IST
 
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