The West Indies Cricket Board has announced the squad for the Test and Twenty20 series to be held in New Zealand. It included left-arm batsmen Darren Bravo and Shimron Hetmeyer and all-rounder Chemo Paul in the West Indies squad for the two-Test series, and Shy Hope was left out. Bravo set his best Test score in 2013 against New Zealand in Denidine.
Hope, who has played 34 Tests so far, has not performed well in recent Tests. He has averaged 19.48 since December 2017 and his average since February 2019 has been 14.45. It dropped to their overall average of 26.27. Six reserve players will travel to New Zealand during quarantine to help the team prepare for the Tests and replace any injured players.
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Wicketkeeper Andre Fletcher has been included in the T20 squad for next month’s three-match series in New Zealand for the first time since 201. All-rounder Kyle Myers, who played great in the Caribbean Premier League, has been included in the squad for the first time. All-rounder Andre Russell and top-order batsmen Lendl Simmons and Evin Lewis have decided not to tour due to travel concerns and quarantines related to the Covid-19 epidemic. The T20 series will start in Auckland on November 27 after Will, the next two matches will be held in Mount Manganui on November 29 and 30. The first Test will be played in Hamilton from 3 to 7 December and the second Test will be played in Wellington from 11 to 15 December
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Test team: Jason Holder (Capt.), Jeremy Blackwood, Craig Brathwaite, Sherman Brooks, John Campbell, Roston Chase, Rahkim Cornwall, Shannon Gabriel, Shimron Hetmeyer, Cam.
Reserves: Nakrumah Bonner, Joshua Dasilva, Preston Maxwain, Shiny Moseley, Raman Referee, Jaden Sills
T20 team: Kieron Pollard (captain), Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Andre Fletcher, Brandon King, Kyle Myers, Rowell Powell, Chemo Paul, Nicholas Puran, Osane Thomas, Hayes.