Joshua Da Silva named captain of the West Indies “A” team
Joshua Da Silva has been named captain of the west indies “a” team for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh.
Wicket-keeper batsman Da Silva will lead the Windies side in the three four-day “test” matches against Bangladesh “a” starting on may 16.
Jamaican opening batsman Kirk Mckenzie is among three newcomers to the international level in the 15 man squad which was also unveiled by cricket West Indies today along with Zachary Mccaskie as well as fast bowler Jair Mcallister.
Brandon King is the other Jamaican in the squad which has Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Raymon Reifer, Anderson Phillip and Gudakesh Motie as players with West Indies senior team experience.
The full West indies “a” squad is captain Joshua da Silva, Alick Athanaze, Yannic Cariah, Keacy Carty, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Tevin imlach, Akeem Jordan, Brandon King, Jair Mcallister, Zachary Mccaskie, kirk Mckenzie, Gudakesh Motie, anderson phillip, Raymon Reifer and Kevin Sinclair
West indies “A” team will arrive in Bangladesh next Thursday for the three four-day “test” matches at the Sylhet international cricket stadium – the 2nd test starts on May 23 with the 3rd and final test to get underway on May 30.
This “a” team tour reciprocates the Bangladesh “A” team tour of the west indies in August last year , when the teams drew both a two-match series of four-day first-class matches and also a three-match 50-over series at the Darren Sammy Stadium in Saint Lucia.