The West Indies cricket board have announced the squad for the first test match against England and also the CWI President XI Squad for the four day practice match. The warm-up game will be played at Coolidge cricket ground from 4th March followed by the first test match at the Sir Vivian Richards cricket stadium from March 8.
The experienced wicketkeeper-batter, Shane Dowrich has been named as captain of the CWI President’s XI and Raymon Reifer, the left-handed allrounder has been named as the vice captain of the team.
Opener, John Campbell has been included in the squad after a long time while Philip Anderson get his maiden call up for the national test side. The West Indies players will gather in Antigua from 25 February for a training camp before the Test Series.
West Indies Squad FOR 1ST TEST: Kraigg Brathwaite (Captain), Jermaine Blackwood (Vice Captain), Nkrumah Bonner, Shamarh Brooks, John Campbell, Joshua Da Silva, Jason Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Kyle Mayers, Veerasammy Permaul, Anderson Phillip, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales