The West Indies cricket board has finally announced the jam-packed international schedule for the Windies men’s team. After they announced their series against South Africa, Australia and Pakistan, Windies Cricket has shared the full home calendar schedule for the national side.
WI home season to start with Test series against SA
West Indies will begin their home season with a two-match Test series against South Africa, followed by 5-match T20Is in June – July this year. The side will then host Australia for 5 T20Is and three ODIs in the same month.
The Men in Maroon will then play the T20I series against Pakistan and will conclude the season by hosting England for 5 T20Is followed by 3 Tests.
Check out the full calendar schedule here:
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Cricket West Indies name 18-man provisional squad ahead of three back-to-back home series
Cricket West Indies has a few days ago named the provisional squad for the upcoming series. The squad announced has a blend of experienced players along with some new and young talents. The West Indies legend Chris Gayle has also been included in the 18-man squad named by the cricket board.
Kieron Pollard (captain), Nicholas Pooran, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Fidel Edwards, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Evin Lewis, Obed McCoy, Andre Russell, Lendl Simmons, Kevin Sinclair, Oshane Thomas, Hayden Walsh jnr