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The West Indies Men's team for the forthcoming three-match T20 International Series and three-match One-Day International Series against Bangladesh was revealed today by the Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel.
This year's T20 World Cup will be held in October-November. However, Andre Russell and Shimron Hetmyer are not in the West Indies T20 squad for the upcoming Bangladesh clash.
Rovman Powell has been named the new Vice Captain for the T20Is, while left-arm fast bowler Obed McCoy has returned from injury. Devon Thomas, a veteran wicket-keeper batter, and all-rounder Keemo Paul have both been recalled.
Gudakesh Motie, a left-arm spinner, has been called up to the CG United ODI Series squad.
The T20I Series opens with back-to-back matches on Saturday, 2 July and Sunday, 3 July at the Windsor Park in Dominica.
This will see a return to international cricket at the fully refurbished venue, where international cricket is being hosted for the first time since the hurricane damage of 2017.
The Series climaxes with the third and final match on Tuesday, 7 July at the Guyana National Stadium. The CG United ODI Series will be played at the Guyana National Stadium on Friday, 10 July, Monday 13 July and Thursday, 16 July.
West Indies T20I Squad
Nicholas Pooran (Captain), Rovman Powell (Vice-Captain), Shamarh Brooks, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Obed McCoy, Keemo Paul, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Devon Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jr., Dominic Drakes (Reserve).
West Indies ODI Squad
Nicholas Pooran (Captain), Shai Hope (Vice-Captain), Shamarh Brooks, Keacy Carty, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Gudakesh Motie, Keemo Paul, Anderson Phillip, Rovman Powell, Jayden Seales, Romario Shepherd (Reserve).