Pooran to join West Indies Under-19 in Guyana

WICBLogoAGEORGETOWN, Guyana – The WICB Selection Panel today announced that Nicolas Pooran has been drafted into the West Indies Under-19 team for the ongoing seven-match limited-overs series against Bangladesh Under-19 in Guyana.

The 17-year-old left-handed batsman and wicket-keeper was a member of the Trinidad & Tobago Red Force team which recently reached the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 Tournament in India.

Meanwhile, batsman Brandon King has been ruled out of the series with a hand injury sustained during training. He will return to Jamaica to continue his rehabilitation.

West Indies Squad

Fabian Allen (Jamaica)
Jofra Archer (Barbados)
Tagenarine Chanderpaul (Guyana)
Bryan Charles (Trinidad & Tobago)
Tristan Coleman (Jamaica)
Taryck Gabriel (Windward Islands, St Lucia)
Shimron Hetmyre (Guyana)
Jerome Jones (Barbados)
Ray Jordan (Windward Islands, St Vincent)
Alzarri Joseph (Leeward Islands, Antigua)
Ramaal Lewis (Jamaica)
Leroy Lug (Jamaica)
Preston McSween (Windward Islands, Grenada)
Marquino Mindley (Jamaica)
Gudakesh Moti-Kanhai (Guyana)
Nicolas Pooran (Trinidad & Tobago)
Jeremy Solozano (Trinidad & Tobago)

Schedule of matches (Start time in brackets)


Sat 5: Practice match – Bangladesh beat Guyana by 111 runs – Bourda

Mon 7: 1st Youth One-day International – West Indies won by 6 wickets –Guyana National Stadium

Wed 9: 2nd Youth One-day International – Bangladesh won by 63 runs at Bourda

Fri 11: 3rd Youth One-day International – Guyana National Stadium (1:30 p.m.)

Mon 14: 4th Youth One-day International – Everest, Georgetown, Guyana (9 a.m.)

Wed 16: 5th Youth One-day International – Guyana National Stadium (1:30 p.m.)

Sat 19: 6th Youth One-day International – Albion Sports Complex, Berbice, Guyana (9 a.m.)

Mon 21: 7th Youth One-day International – Everest (9 a.m.)

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