Windies Name Women Squad For England Tour

Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel has named an eighteen (18) member T20I squad for the Sandals West Indies Women’s Tour of England 2020. The West Indies Women will play five (5) T20 Internationals (T20I) against England Women from September 21-30, at the Incora County Ground, Derby.

The touring party, who will all be tested for COVID-19 this week, is scheduled to fly to England on a private charter on August 30.

The West Indies Women’s squad will live, train, and play in a “bio-secure” environment during the four weeks of the tour, as part of the comprehensive medical and operations plans to ensure player and staff safety which will restrict movement in and out of the venues.

All players were given the option to decline selection for any Covid-19 related concern. Anisa Mohammed was the only potential selectee who declined the invitation to travel to England.

CWI fully respects her decision to choose to do so.

Kaysia Schultz is the only uncapped player in the squad. Fourteen players of the touring party were part of the West Indies Women’s squad that participated at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia, earlier this year.

West Indies Women are scheduled to arrive in Derby on August 31 and will be based in at the Derbyshire Cricket Ground for the duration of the tour.

The tour will be broadcast here in the Caribbean across ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN Play platforms and in the UK on Sky Sports with a live simulcast on both the BBC and Sky Sports for the third T20I.

Women’s Squad

Stefanie Taylor

Deandra Dottin

Chinelle Henry

Aaliyah Alleyne

Afy Fletcher

Lee Ann Kirby

Karishma Ramharack

Shemaine Campbelle

Cherry Ann Fraser

Hayley Matthews

Kaysia Schultz

Britney Cooper

Shabika Gajnabi

Natasha McLean

Shakera Selman

Shamilia Connell

Sheneta Grimmond

Chedean Nation

Team Management

Andre Coley Interim Head Coach

Esuan Crandon Assistant Coach

Corey Collymore Assistant Coach

Dr. Praimanand Singh Team Doctor/Physician

Tajay Grant Physiotherapist

Shayne Cooper S&C Coach

Nkoyo Meade Massage Therapist

Gary Belle Team Analyst

Ann Browne-John Lead Selector

Sheena Gooding Interim Team Logistics Manager

Naasira Mohammed Media and Content Officer

Steve Liburd Development Coach

Match Schedule

Monday, September 21: 1st Vitality IT20, England v West Indies

Wednesday, September 23: 2nd Vitality IT20, England v West Indies

Saturday, September 26: 3rd Vitality IT20, England v West Indies

Monday, September 28: 4th Vitality IT20, England v West Indies

Wednesday, September 30: 5th Vitality IT20, England v West Indies

Yvad Billings, Readers Bureau, Contributor

Edited by Jesus Chan

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