A trio of inexperienced gamers, Kevlon Anderson, Shamar Joseph, and Abhijai Mansingh, have earned their maiden worldwide call-ups and might be a part of the 14-man West Indies-A squad for the upcoming tour of South Africa, scheduled to start later this month.
Led by Check wicketkeeper Joshua Da Silva, the crew will have interaction in three four-day “Assessments” towards South Africa-A from November 21 to December 8.
Kevlon Anderson, a 23-year-old right-handed batsman, showcased his expertise throughout his time on the West Indies Academy and impressed together with his high quality batting within the Headley-Weekes Tri Sequence. Shamar Joseph, a 23-year-old right-arm quick bowler, has garnered consideration for his real tempo, distinctive health, and a powerful want to broaden his cricket data.
Abhijai Mansingh, a 26-year-old leg-spinning all-rounder, displayed his capabilities with each bat and ball in first-class cricket, incomes him this chance to exhibit his abilities and progress on the worldwide stage.
4 present Check gamers within the touring facet
Da Silva, who excelled as captain in the course of the Check matches in Bangladesh earlier this 12 months, has been entrusted with main the squad as soon as once more. He’s one among 4 present Check gamers within the touring facet, alongside rookie left-handed openers Kirk McKenzie and Tagenarine Chanderpaul, in addition to quick bowler Jayden Seales.
McKenzie, at 23, made his Check debut within the Caribbean towards India in July, whereas Chanderpaul has already made a big impression in Check cricket, together with scoring a double hundred in simply eight Check matches. Seales, at 22, has gained helpful expertise in 10 Assessments since his debut as a youngster.
The squad additionally contains 28-year-old Shermon Lewis, who returns to the setup after taking part in two Assessments 5 years in the past, and 26-year-old batsman Tevin Imlach, with 15 first-class matches to his identify, serving as Da Silva’s deputy.
Constructive impression of the earlier ‘A’ Crew tour
Chief selector Desmond Haynes highlighted the optimistic impression of the earlier ‘A’ Crew tour to Bangladesh on participant improvement within the red-ball format, expressing the will to see comparable progress in the course of the South Africa tour.
Head coach Andre Coley will oversee the administration crew, with former director of cricket Jimmy Adams serving as assistant coach, together with former Australia quick bowler Shaun Taitt.
- The squad for the South Africa tour contains: Joshua Da Silva (captain), Tevin Imlach (vice-captain), Kevlon Anderson, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Kavem Hodge, Akeem Jordan, Shamar Joseph, Shermon Lewis, Jair McAllister, Zachary McCaskie, Kirk McKenzie, Abhijai Mansingh, Jayden Seales, Kevin Sinclair.
- Teaching Workers: Andre Coley (head coach), Dwain Gill (crew supervisor), Jimmy Adams (assistant coach), Shaun Tait (assistant coach).