St John’s, Antigua — The West Indies Cricket Board Selection Panel today named left arm spinner Nikita Miller to replace Sunil Narine in the West Indies Cricket World Cup squad.
Miller, 32, has featured in 45 One Day Internationals and has taken 40 wickets with a best of 4 for 43 against Zimbabwe. Miller last appeared in ODIs for the West Indies in March 2014, against England.
West Indies Cricket World Cup squad
Jason Holder (Captain)
Marlon Samuels (Vice Captain)
Narine withdrew from the West Indies squad, citing the need for more time to confidently bowl for sustained periods with his new action.
The Cricket World Cup commences on February 14th with West Indies playing their opening match on February 16th against Ireland.
West Indies CWC Pool B Schedule
February 16 – West Indies v Ireland at Nelson
February 21 – West Indies v Pakistan at Christchurch
February 24 – West Indies v Zimbabwe at Canberra
February 27 – West Indies v South Africa at Sydney
March 6 – West Indies v India at Perth
March 15 – West Indies v UAE at Napier