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HEADLINE: Oshane Thomas and Obed McCoy Joins West Indies Squad 2020-01-09 15:37:56 

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Young fast bowlers Oshane Thomas and Obed McCoy will be travelling with the West Indies squad for the Colonial Medical Insurance One-Day International (ODI) series as a development initiative. 

Thomas, the 22 year old Jamaican fast-bowler last represented the West Indies last August against India. While for McCoy, the 23 year old Saint Vincent left-arm medium-pacer, he previously appeared in the Colonial Medical Insurance ODI versus England last March.

Director of Cricket, Jimmy Adams explained the benefits of this decision: “Head Coach Phil Simmons recently expressed concerns over the readiness of both Oshane and Obed. Out of the discussion, he requested a provision be made for both players to spend time with the squad over the course of the Ireland series where they could undergo supervised fitness and technical work.

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silver 2020-01-09 15:59:19 

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Rubbish. Both players should be playing first class cricket. Let our club sides play Ireland

Slipfeeler 2020-01-10 00:45:23 

Congrats Thomas and McCoy, Yardie and Vincy make us proud.

Yadi 2020-01-10 01:56:41 

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Good move.

positiveg 2020-01-10 01:58:40 

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Agree I think they should literally be playing cricket real life situation cricket

methodic 2020-01-10 02:24:43 

I know that is very good management