ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) today announced the West Indies Men’s Academy squad for the upcoming home series against Ireland Academy. The two teams will play three List A matches (50 overs) and two four-day first-class matches from 17 November to 5 December. These matches will be played at the Coolidge Cricket Ground (CCG) and the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (SVRS) in Antigua.
The West Indies squad is made up mainly of the players in the West Indies Academy programme, who have just played in the CG United Super50 Cup as well as the Headley-Weekes Tri-Series earlier this year.
The CWI Selection Panel has included four new players. Two of these are teenagers – Jordan Johnson, a left-handed middle-order batter and fast bowler Isai Thorne. The others are: Junior Sinclair, a right-handed spin bowling allrounder and Kadeem Alleyne, a batting allrounder.