Mohammed To Lead Windies ‘A’ To Sri Lanka

September 13, 2016

Red Force captain Jason Mohammed will lead the West Indies ‘A’ team on an upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, as the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has decided to re-introduce A Team cricket as part of their development strategy.

The selection panel announced two “A” 14-man squads for the Four-Day and One-Day match series against Sri Lanka. The series will consist of three 4-day and three one-day matches to run from October 1 to November 1.

Mohammed who plays for Pwergen in the domestic competition, had a good run in the Nagico Super50 will take charge of the ODI outfit with his deputy being Grenadian Andre Fletcher. 

Mohammed of Barrackpore is the only player from T&T on the One Day team.

However, opener Evin Lewis finds himself included on the Four-day squad which is led by Barbadian Shamarh Brooks. This team will arrive in Sri Lanka first and play three matches before the One Day squad takes over.

Squads

A Team — Four (4) Day: Rajendra Chandrika, Kieran Powell, Evin Lewis, Vishual Singh (Vice Captain), Shamarh Brooks (Captain), Shimron Hetmyer, Jahmar Hamilton, Damion Jacobs, Rahkeem Cornwall, Gudakesh Motie-Kanhai, Kemar Roach, Keon Joseph, Delorn Johnson, Reynard Leveridge.

A Team — One Day: Jason Mohammed (Captain), Rovman Powell, Andre Fletcher (Vice Captain), Kyle Hope, Chadwick Walton, Andre McCarty, Assad Fudadin, Veerasammy Permaul, Jon-Russ Jaggesar,  Damion Jacobs, Delorn Johnson, Ronsford Beaton, Kesrick Williams, Kyle Mayers.

Management Team:  Dwain Gill – Manager, Graeme West – Coach, Rayon Griffith – Assistant Coach, Vernon K A Williams – Physiotherapist, Dinesh Mahabir – Data Analyst, Zephyrinus Nicholas – Strength and Conditioning Trainer.

Schedule

October 4 – 7 1st 4-day R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium

October 11 – 14 2nd 4-day Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

October 18 – 21 3rd 4-day Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium

October 24 1st One-day Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium

October 27 2nd One-day Kurunegala Welegedera Cricket Stadium

October 30 3rd One-day R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium

(Trinidad & Tobago Guardian)



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