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Date Published: 2018-06-01
Region & WICB News
Drakes, Holder in West Indies ‘A’ squad to tour England
St. John’s Antigua, June 1 - (www.bcacricket.org) - Talented Barbados Pride fast bowlers Dominic Drakes and Chemar Holder are in a West Indies ‘A’ 14-man squad for a tour to England, June 17 to July 2.
West Indies ‘A’ will participate in a tri-nation one-day series which features England Lions and India ‘A’.
In commenting on the squad, chairman of selectors, Courtney Browne said, “as we look ahead to preparing for the 2019 ICC World Cup, the panel has included a mix of current ODI players (Jason Mohammed, Keemo Paul and Rovman Powell) and also some exciting young fast bowlers that are part of the fast bowling camp currently ongoing in Antigua. Sunil Ambris is also returning from injury. The panel is looking forward to also identifying any talent that can be part of the 2019 ICC World Cup squad.”
The squad is scheduled to arrive in the UK on Thursday, June 14.
Squad: Jason Mohammed (captain), Sunil Ambris, Jermaine Blackwood, Rahkeem Cornwall, Dominic Drakes, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Chemar Holder, Andre McCarthy, Keemo Paul, Rovman Powell, Raymon Reifer, Devon Thomas, Oshane Thomas, Jomel Warrican.
Management Unit: Andrew Richardson (Team manager), Floyd Reifer (Head coach), Rayon Griffith (Assistance coach), Orlando Griffith (Strength & Conditioning), Vernon ‘Khevyn’ Williams (Physiotherapist), Dinesh Mahabir (Analyst).
Richard Pybus will also travel in his capacity as High-Performance Director.
Sunday, June 17 1-day v Warwickshire Edgbaston (11am)
Tuesday, June 19 1-day v Worcestershire New Rd, Worcester (11am)
Fri 22 June Lions v India A ODI The 3aaa County Ground, Derby
Sat 23 June Lions v WINDIES A ODI The 3aaa County Ground, Derby
Mon 25 June India A v WINDIES A The Fischer County Ground,
Tue 26 June Lions v India A The Fischer County Ground,
Thu 28 June Lions v WINDIES A Northampton
Fri 29 June India A v WINDIES A Northampton
Mon 2 July Final Kia Oval