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The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Interim Selection Panel has announced the squads for the upcoming series against Ireland and England. The West Indies will start the new year at Sabina Park, Jamaica as they host Ireland in the three-match One-Day International (ODI) Series and a one T20 International (T20I) from January 8 to 16.

The two-time World Champions Windies will then travel to Barbados to face England in five T20Is at Kensington Oval from January 22 to 30. The ODI series between West Indies and Ireland will form part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League, in which the top seven teams can secure automatic qualification for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in India. The current ICC Super League table standings can be found here: ICC Men’s WC Super League Table

Destructive opener Evin Lewis and Anderson Phillip are unavailable due to recent COVID-19 positive tests. Fabian Allen has recovered from an ankle injury but he is also unavailable for the Ireland series due to a COVID-19 positive test. Obed McCoy is unavailable due to rehab on a shin injury

West Indies ODI squad vs Ireland

Kieron Pollard (C)

Shai Hope (VC)

Shamarh Brooks

Roston Chase

Justin Greaves

Jason Holder

Akeal Hosein

Alzarri Joseph

Gudakesh Motie

Jayden Seales

Nicholas Pooran (WK)

Romario Shepherd

Odean Smith

Devon Thomas (WK)

 

COVID-19 Reserves

Keacy Carty

Sheldon Cottrell

 

West Indies T20 squad vs Ireland

Kieron Pollard (C)

Nicholas Pooran (WK & VC)

Roston Chase

Sheldon Cottrell

Dominic Drakes

Shai Hope

Akel Hosein

Jason Holder

Brandon King

Kyle Mayers

Rovman Powell

Romario Shepherd

Odean Smith

Hayden Walsh Jr.

 

COVID-19 Reserves

Jayden Seales

Alzarri Joseph

Devon Thomas

 

West Indies T20 squad vs England

Kieron Pollard (C)

Nicholas Pooran (VC & WK)

Fabian Allen

Darren Bravo

Roston Chase

Sheldon Cottrell

Dominic Drakes

Shai Hope

Akel Hosein

Jason Holder

Brandon King

Kyle Mayers

Rovman Powell

Romario Shepherd

Odean Smith

Hayden Walsh Jr.

 

COVID-19 Reserves

Jayden Seales

Alzarri Joseph

Devon Thomas

 

Match Schedule:

Ireland Series at Sabina Park, Jamaica

January 8: 1st ODI (9:30 AM local time/08:00 PM IST)

January 11: 2nd ODI (9:30 AM local time/08:00 PM IST)

January 14: 3rd ODI (9:30 AM local time/08:00 PM IST)

January 16: Only T20I (04:00 PM local time/02:30 AM IST – 17th Jan)

 

England Series at Kensington Oval, Barbados

January 22: 1st T20I (06:00 PM local time/03:30 AM IST – 23 Jan)

January 23: 2nd T20I (06:00 PM local time/03:30 AM IST – 24 Jan)

January 26: 3rd T20I (06:00 PM local time/03:30 AM IST – 27 Jan)

January 29: 4th T20I (06:00 PM local time/03:30 AM IST – 30 Jan)

January 30: 5th T20I (06:00 PM local time/03:30 AM IST – 31 Jan)

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