WI vs IND: Cricket West Indies has announced squad for their upcoming Test series against India. And there comes a maiden call-up for Kirk Mckenzie & Alick Athanaze who will feature in the first Test against India. Also, the all-rounder Rahkeem Cornwall, who played his last Test in November 2021 in Galle & left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican who missed the West Indies tour of South Africa in February will return to the national setup.
“We were very impressed with the approach to batsmanship of McKenzie and Athanaze on the recent ‘A’ Team tour of Bangladesh,” lead selector Desmond Haynes said. “These are two young players who got good scores and played with great maturity, and we believe they deserve an opportunity.”
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Haynes said that West Indies is without the service of their star player Gudakesh Motie who is unavailable for selection & this has opened an opportunity for Warrican & Cornwall to prove their prowess in the spin department. They both of have played in the longest format of cricket & are capable of doing their jobs.
WI vs IND: West Indies Squad for first Test
Traveling Reserves: Tevin Imlach, Akeem Jordan