Sarwan, Deonarine recalled for limited-overs tour to Australia
St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board’s Selection Panel today named the 15-man squad for the upcoming limited-overs tour of Australia. The squad will be led by Darren Sammy. Dwayne Bravo has recovered from injury and has been named as Vice Captain.
Ramnaresh Sarwan, the experienced right-handed middle-order batsman, and Narsingh Deonarine, the left-hander, have been recalled. Sarwan, 32, last played for West Indies in ODIs in June 2011. He has played 173 matches and made 5,644 runs at an average of 43.41 runs per innings. Deonarine, 29, has made 20 appearances for West Indies in ODIs. His last match was back in June 2010.
The squad departs from Barbados on Wednesday, January 23 and arrives in Australia on Saturday, January 26.
Darren Sammy (Captain), Dwayne Bravo (Vice Captain), Tino Best, Darren Bravo, Johnson Charles, Narsingh Deonarine, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard, Kieran Powell, Kemar Roach, Andre Russell, Ramnaresh Sarwan and Devon Thomas
Ottis Gibson (Head Coach), Richie Richardson (Team Manager), Toby Radford (Assistant Coach), C.J. Clark (Physiotherapist), Hector Martinez Charles (Strength & Conditioning Coach), Richard Berridge (Video & Statistical Analyst), Philip Spooner (Media Manager) and Courtney Browne (Selector)
Tuesday, January 29: vs Prime Minister’s XI – Manuka Oval, Canberra
Friday, February 1: 1st ODI – WACA Ground, Perth
Sunday, February 3: 2nd ODI – WACA Ground, Perth
Wednesday, February 6: 3rd ODI – Manuka Oval, Canberra
Friday, February 8: 4th ODI – SCG, Sydney
Sunday, February 10: 5th ODI – MCG, Melbourne
Wednesday, February 13: T20I – Gabba, Brisbane