West Indies Squad for India Test Matches 2019: West Indies announced their test team to face India

West Indies Squad for India Test Matches 2019 – Currently India and West Indies are playing their last ODI match at Port Of Spain. After this final ODI match of the 3 match One Day series, India will play a 3-day warm up match against West Indies in Antigua.

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The first test match will be played from Thursday 22nd August 2019 to Monday 26th August 2019 at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. The second and the last test match of the series will be played at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica from Friday 30th August 2019 to Tuesday 3rd September 2019.

West Indies Squad for India Test Matches 2019

West Indies have already announced their test team which will take on India for this 2 test match series. The Windies have selected a 13 member squad for the 2 test matches. Rahkeem Cornwall has been selected for the test series against India. He is the off-spinning all-rounder for West Indies who has been rewarded for his impressive performances in the West Indies championship and the West Indies A.

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West Indies Squad against India test series

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Cornwall has played just 55 first-class games in which he has picked up 260 wickets at an average of 23.90. He has also scored 1 hundred and 13 half centuries in the first-class games. Cornwall has a batting average of 24 in his first-class career and will be the heaviest cricketer to play the game with. He has been a consistent performer for the Windies in the domestic circuit for a long time and has proved to be a match-winner. It is his time to evaluate his performance in the test matches.

West Indies Squad for India Test Matches 2019

Cornwall can be the attacking option for the home side because he can turn the ball sharply and create some extra bounces from the wicket. His inclusion will give West Indies a depth in their batting. The team management and the selectors will expect Cornwall to contribute heavily in the 2 match test series. This test side of the West Indies will be led by Jason Holder. He will be back in the Test squad after he sustained from his injury against England in the last test match.

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West Indies Squad for India Test Matches 2019

Alzarri Joseph and the pace bowler, Jomel Warrican will be out of the Test squad against India. Keemo Paul, who played for a win against England in that series, will retain his place in the side. He has played the third test match as a replacement to skipper Jason Holder. Rest of the squad is the same as the one that played against England and won the test series 2-1 earlier this year.

The 13 member squad for the two test match series against India are –

Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, Kraigg Brathwaite, Shamarh Brooks, Roston Chase, John Campbell, Shimron Hetmyer, Shane Dowrich, Keemo Paul, Shannon Gabriel, Kemar Roach, Rahkeem Cornwall, and Roston Chase.

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