Jason Holder will be leading the West Indies Squad in the CWC 2019 as team will be announcing the 15 Member Preliminary squad for the ICC world cup 2019. The team still be changed till the 23rd May.
Opening Batsman and brutal hitter of the cricket Ball Henry Chris Gayle and Hard hitting all rounder Andre Russell has been included in the Windies squad for the world cup. Both are very crucial and currently inform as they scoring good in the IPL and this duo surely help a to windies to win 2019 world cup.
Russell who back in the ODI for world cup as they recently played a One day match 4 years ago on 28 July 2015 against Bangladesh but brilliant performance with bat in the IPL 2019 by playing from the KKR selector interest on him.
I spoke to Andre a few days ago, and he assured me that he will be okay for the World Cup. He has a few niggles. He has some pain behind his knee but he assured he’ll be okay for the World Cup,”
Jimmy Adams, CWI Director of Cricket, said.
He also added that
He’s scored a lot of runs, and we’ll be using him as a batting all-rounder,” Floyd Reifer, Windies’ interim head coach, said of Russell. “He’s doing very well in the IPL. We have got to manage his injuries and have three to four days rest between the games.”
If we look at the squad then some big name miss out in the world cup line up as Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine not pick in the squad.
Apart of them If we seen the squad then Windies team looking like a bunch of hard hitting all rounder in the squad likes of Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, and Andre Russell, Nicholas Pooran all are ready to kick off their show in the events.
Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo not select in the squad while Sunil Narine had fitness issues and didn’t make through So Windies go with Ashley Nurse and he is only spinner set to attack and will take the spin bowling responsibilities.
We had to look past Narine because of his fitness issue, but I know, definitely, he wanted to play for the West Indies side,” Haynes said.
Pace bowling responsibility will be take by Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Kemar Roach, and Shannon Gabriel.
West Indies World Cup Squad for Cricket World Cup 2019:
- Jason Holder (Capt)
- Ashley Nurse
- Andre Russell
- Carlos Brathwaite
- Darren Bravo
- Chris Gayle
- Fabian Allen
- Evin Lewis
- Kemar Roach
- Oshane Thomas
- Shai Hope
- Nicholas Pooran
- Sheldon Cottrell
- Shimron Hetmyer
- Shannon Gabriel