Cricket

New faces in Windies CWC squad

2014-12-09 12:10
West Indies

Antigua and Barbuda - Six uncapped players were named in the West Indies' 30-man provisional squad on Tuesday for the Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand next year.

Left-arm seamer Kenroy Peters, 30-year-old leg-spinner Imran Khan, off-spinner Ashley Nurse, teenage fast bowler Marquino Mindley and left-handed batsmen Evin Lewis and Jonathan Carter are the new names.

Two-time champions West Indies will play in Pool B at the February-March showpiece where they will face defending champions India, Ireland, Pakistan, South Africa, United Arab Emirates and Zimbabwe.

The squad will be cut to 15 by the deadline of January 7.

Squad:

Sulieman Benn, Carlos Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Dwayne Bravo, Jonathan Carter, Sheldon Cottrell, Miguel Cummins, Narsingh Deonarine, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, Imran Khan, Leon Johnson, Evin Lewis, Nikita Miller, Marquino Mindley, Sunil Narine, Ashley Nurse, Kenroy Peters, Versammy Permaul, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin, Kemar Roach, Andre Russell, Darren Sammy, Marlon Samuels, Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Smith, Devon Smith, Jerome Taylor

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