West Indies vs South Africa: Hosts identify Jayden Seales in Take a look at squad; Hope, Chase return

West Indies vs South Africa: Hosts identify Jayden Seales in Take a look at squad; Hope, Chase return

Gros Islet (St Lucia): Younger Trinidad and Tobago pacer Jayden Seales has been named within the West Indies’ 17-member provisional squad for the two-match Take a look at collection in opposition to South Africa, beginning on Thursday.

The squad is predicted to be reduce all the way down to an official 13-member contingent on Monday.

File image of West Indies' cricketer Roston Chase. AP

Roston Chase returns to the aspect after lacking the house Take a look at collection in opposition to Sri Lanka. AP

The Choice Panel additionally introduced that pacer Chemar Holder was unavailable for choice on account of damage.

“Quick bowler Chemar Holder was unavailable on account of damage whereas 19-year-old quick bowler Jayden Seales is a first-time inclusion within the West Indies provisional squad for a Take a look at Collection,” a Cricket West Indies (CWI) media launch stated.

The 19-year-old Seales has performed solely 10 skilled video games to date — one firstclass match, three Checklist A video games and 6 T20s.

Seales had grabbed the limelight with the white-ball on the Below-19 World Cup final 12 months. He additionally impressed within the four-day intra-squad sport earlier this week, taking 4 for 40 within the second innings.

Making a comeback to the 17-member squad had been openers Shai Hope and Kieran Powell and all-rounder Roston Chase, who weren’t a part of the house Take a look at collection in opposition to Sri Lanka.

Jamaican speedster Marquino Mindley, who had recovered from COVID-19 final week, will stay in St Lucia together with fellow pacers Keon Harding, Preston McSween and Nial Smith to “help the Take a look at squad with their preparations”.

The 2 Assessments might be performed on the Daren Sammy Cricket Floor for the Sir Vivian Richards Trophy on 10-14 June and 18-22 June.

These are the ultimate matches within the present cycle of the ICC World Take a look at Championship with each groups making an attempt to complete greater within the remaining Championship desk.

Squad: Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Jermaine Blackwood (vc), Nkrumah Bonner, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Joshua da Silva, Shannon Gabriel, Jahmar Hamilton, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Kyle Mayers, Kieran Powell, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales, Jomel Warrican.

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