Kemar Roach, Nkrumah Bonner and Brandon King have acquired reviews to West Indies’ ODI crew for the approaching three-match series against India, beginning on February 6.
Quick bowler Roach, who has played 92 ODIs and stowed 124 wickets, last addressed West Indies in the 50-over design against India in Port of Spain in August 2019. In the mean time, the top request player, Nkrumah Bonner, last played an ODI for West Indies in Bangladesh in January 2021. He has played three ODIs for West Indies, and has additionally participated in 67 List A matches, accumulating 1956 runs. It just so happens, over the most recent one year, Bonner has ended up being one of the pillars of West Indies’ Test batting unit, averaging more than 40.
Then again, King hasn’t played for the Caribbean side in ODIs since the series versus Ireland in 2019-20. The top-request player was in fine structure in the T20I series in Pakistan in 2021-22 and he has likewise scored up a fifty in the continuous T20I elastic against England. He has additionally aggregated 743 runs in List A cricket.
“Kemar Roach is one of our driving quick bowlers and we accept we want bowlers forthright to get early wicket, and Kemar, with an economy pace of five, is unquestionably sufficient to play. Throughout the most recent couple of years, Nkrumah Bonner’s cricket has come on large amounts and we accept he should be offered a chance to play in the 50-over design,” Lead Selector, Desmond Haynes, said
“We need to have rivalry for places. We need to arrive at a phase where we have a ton of players battling for positions. We need to expand the pool of players we need to browse. The group we have chosen is an awesome side and we are viewing at this visit as a component of the arrangements for the World Cup in India in 2023,” he added.
The ODIs will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on February 6, 9 and 11 followed by the three T20Is at Eden Gardens. The West Indies are set to report the crew for T20Is on Friday.
SQUAD : Kieron Pollard (C), Fabian Allen, Nkrumah Bonner, Darren, Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Kemar Roach, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Hayden Walsh Jr.