WICB announces Windies World Cup squad


St John’s, Antigua –The West Indies Cricket Board today announced the West Indies 15 man squad for the Cricket World Cup 2011.

West Indies squad

Darren Sammy – Captain

Adrian Barath

Carlton Baugh Jr

Sulieman Benn

Darren Bravo

Dwayne Bravo

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Christopher Gayle

Nikita Miller

Kieron Pollard

Ravi Rampaul

Kemar Roach

Andre Russell

Ramnaresh Sarwan

Devon Smith

“The Selection Committee deliberated extensively over the selection of this most important World Cup squad and while choosing some players was straightforward we believe that we have come up with a good mix of players who will be able to do well in the Asian conditions,” Chairman of the Selection Committee Clyde Butts said.

“We have some of the most experienced ODI cricketers on the international stage along with the effervescence and freshness of some quality young players who we are confident can not only contribute to the team but win matches,” Butts added.

Prior to the World Cup, the squad will play three One Day Internationals against Sri Lanka on January 31st and February 4th and 6th and will be engaged in a preparatory camp before their first World Cup match on February 24th against South Africa.

West Indies Team Management Unit

Ottis Gibson – Head Coach

Richie Richardson – Team Manager

David Williams – Assistant Coach

CJ Clarke – Physiotherapist

Hector Martinez-Charles – Fitness Trainer

Richard Berridge – Video & Statistical Analyst

Philip Spooner – Media Manager

Vigil Browne - Masseur

West Indies World Cup Warm Up matches

Feb 12 – v Kenya (Colombo)

Feb 16 – v Sri Lanla (Colombo)

West Indies World Cup Group matches

Feb 24 – v South Africa (New Delhi)

Feb 28 – v Netherlands (New Delhi)

Mar 4 – v Bangladesh (Dhaka)

Mar 11 – v Ireland (Mohali)

Mar 17 – v England (Chennai)

Mar 20 – v India (Chennai)

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