Changes made ahead of Windies-A tour

WICB Media Release.

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board announced on Friday that Ashley Nurse will replace fellow off-spinner Shane Shillingford in the West Indies A-Team for the three “Tests” on their tour of India, starting later this month.

Revised “Test” squad

Kirk Edwards (captain)

Kieran Powell (vice-captain)

Kraigg Brathwaite

Jonathan Carter

Sheldon Cottrell

Miguel Cummins

Narsingh Deonarine

Assad Fudadin

Jahmar Hamilton

Delorn Johnson

Leon Johnson

Nikita Miller

Ashley Nurse

Veerasammy Permaul

Chadwick Walton

The WICB also announced the Team Management Unit for the trip which includes Head Coach Junior Bennett, Assistant Coach Stuart Williams, the former West Indies opener, and Lockhart Sebastien, the former Windward Islands batsman. All three were part of the TMU for the A-Team home series against Sri Lanka-A in June.

Team management unit

Junior Bennett (Head Coach)

Stuart Williams (Assistant Coach)

Lockhart Sebastien (Manager)

David Bernard Sr (Fitness & Conditioning Coordinator)

Beverley Nelson (Physiotherapist)

Dexter Augustus (Video Analyst)

At the same time, the WICB has been advised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India of a number of changes to the dates and venues for the series.

The three One-day matches, as well as the single Twenty20 will all be contested at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru and will all be played a day earlier than previously scheduled.

The three “Tests” will now be contested at Gangotri Glades in Mysore, the JNNCE Ground in Shimoga and the KSCA Ground in Hubli, with the first two starting a day earlier.

Revised match schedule


Sun 15; 1st One-day match – Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Tue 17; 2nd One-day match – Chinnaswamy Stadium

Thu 19; 3rd One-day match – Chinnaswamy Stadium

Sat 21; Twenty20 match – Chinnaswamy Stadium

Wed 25-Sat 28; 1st “Test” – Gangotri Glades, Mysore


Wed 2-Sat 5; 2nd “Test” – JNNCE Ground, Shimoga

Wed 9-Sat 12; 3rd “Test” – KSCA Ground, Hubli

WICB Media Release.

Fri, 09/06/2013 - 10:20