All the teams are announcing their squads regarding the T20 World Cup (T20 WORLD CUP 2022). By today i.e. 15th September, all the teams have to hand over their squads to the ICC. In this episode, almost all the teams have announced their squads. Team India had announced its squad on Monday.
At the same time, the West Indies team has also announced its squad. Veteran all-rounder Andre Russell and spinner Sunil Narine (SUNIL NARINE) did not appear in this West Indies team. Regarding these two players, West Indies Chief Selector Desmond Haynes (DESMOND HAYNES) has given a statement clarifying this.
Russell is out of the team because of this
Desmond Haynes (DESMOND HAYNES) while talking about Andre Russell said,
“We had a meeting with Andre Russell at the beginning of the year. We are still not convinced because still he is not performing as well as we would like to see him do. I think with Andre Russell in the situation we decided to go ahead and look for someone who is in form and doing well in the T20 format.”
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Sunil Narayan out because of this
Desmond Haynes, while talking about Sunil Narine, said that perhaps he does not want to play for the West Indies. While talking, he said,
“Yes, again the captain (Nicholas Pooran) told me that he had spoken to Narine, but I am not sure whether he wants to play for West Indies or not.”
West Indies squad for T20 World Cup
Nicholas Pooran (Captain), Rovman Powell, Evin Lewis, Brandon King, Kyles Meyers, Odeon Smith, Johnson Charles, Shimron Hitmire, Jason Holder, Ramon Reifer, Obed McCoy, Alzarri Joseph, Akil Hossein, Sheldon Cottrell, Yannick Carey.
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