St. John’s, Antigua — The West Indies Cricket Board announced on Friday a 15-member Test squad for the Tour of Sri Lanka next month.
Jason Holder (Captain)
Kraigg Brathwaite (Vice Captain)
Team Management Unit
Phil Simmons (Head Coach)
Sir Richie Richardson (Team Operations Manager)
Stuart Williams (Assistant Coach)
Sir Curtly Ambrose (Assistant Coach)
Andre Coley (Assistant Coach)
C.J. Clark (Physiotherapist)
Richard Berridge (Performance Analyst)
Virgil Browne (Massage Therapist)
Philip Spooner (Media Relations Manager)
The WICB has announced that Jason Holder will be the new captain of the West Indies Test team. He replaces Denesh Ramdin.
The appointment was recommended by the WICB Selection Panel and endorsed unanimously by the Directors during a teleconference meeting on Wednesday.
Head WICB selector Clive Lloyd said Holder the appointment was made with an eye to the future.
“He is a young man that all of the selectors, people in the Caribbean and worldwide believe has several of the qualities that can take our team forward,” said Lloyd.
Sun 4th to Mon 5th Tour Match – To be confirmed
Thu 8th to Sat 10th Tour Match – To be confirmed
Wed 14th to Sun 18th 1st Test – International Cricket Stadium, Galle
Thu 22nd to Mon 26th 2nd Test – Singhalese Sports Club, Colombo
Thu 29th Tour Match – To be confirmed
Sat 31st 1st One-day International – Premadasa Stadium, Colombo (Day/Night)
Wed 4th 2nd One-day International – Rajapaksa Stadium, Hambantota (Day/Night)
Sat 7th 3rd One-day International – Premadasa Stadium, Colombo (Day/Night)
Tue 10th 1st Twenty20 International – International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
Thu 12th 1st Twenty20 International – International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele