Chris Gayle will return to West Indies’ T20I squad for the series against Sri Lanka after 2 years and Fidel Edwards will also return to the same series after a long time of 9 years
Chris Gayle the most prolific batsman in T20 history, and experienced fast bowler Fidel Edwards, have been named in the T20I squad marking their return to the international stage
Fidel and Chris Gayle will selected for T20I matches, West Indies will play three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka, which will be played between March 3- March 7 at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua.
West Indies will also play Three One Day International matches against Sri Lanka which will start from 10 march to 14 march
The T20I matches will also be the first West Indies T20Is to be played in Antigua since 2013. West Indies will use these matches to prepare to defend their ICC T20 World Cup title scheduled to be played in India later this year.
West Indies T20I Squad:
Kieron Pollard (c), Nicholas Pooran, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Fidel Edwards, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Evin Lewis, Obed McCoy, Rovman Powell, Lendl Simmons, Kevin Sinclair.
West Indies ODI Squad:
Kieron Pollard (c), Shai Hope, Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Evin Lewis, Kyle Mayers, Jason Mohammed, Nicholas Pooran, Romario Shepherd, Kevin Sinclair.
Full Match Schedule for Sri Lanka’s West Indies tour
March 3: 1st T20I at CCG
March 5: 2nd T20I at CCG
March 7: 3rd T20I at CCG
March 10: 1st ODI at SVRS
March 12: 2nd ODI at SVRS
March 14: 3rd ODI at SVRS
March 17 to March 18: two-day warm-up match – CCG
March 21 to March 25: 1st Test at SVRS
March 29 to April 2: 2nd Test at SVRS