Samaroo, McLean in WI Women’s squad
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection Panel of the West Indies Cricket Board today announced a 14-member West Indies Women’s squad for the Sri Lanka Women’s tour of the Caribbean from April 22 to May 10.
Merissa Aguilleira (captain)
Stafanie Taylor (vice-captain)
1. Amanda Samaroo, aged 19, a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler from Trinidad & Tobago makes a return to the side for the first time in three years. She has played three One-day Internationals (the last against South Africa Women at Cape Town three years ago) and two Twenty20 Internationals (the previous against England Women in St. Kitts three years ago).
2. Natasha McLean, aged 17, a right-handed wicketkeeper/batsman from Jamaica, is being picked in the West Indies Women’s squad for the first time.
3. Three players from recent matches are unavailable – Britney Cooper has an injured finger and will miss the series, while wicketkeeper/batsman Kycia Knight and leg-spinner Shaquana Quintyne are unavailable due to exams in Barbados.
(venues to be confirmed)
25: First One-day International – Barbados
27: Second One-day International – Barbados
29: Third One-day International – Barbados
1: First Twenty20 International – Barbados
2: Second Twenty20 International – Barbados
6: Third Twenty20 International – Trinidad
7: Fourth Twenty20 International – Trinidad
9: Fifth Twenty20 International – Trinidad