Hero of the ICC world twenty20 2016 Final of Caribbean Team Carlos Brathwaite is Appointed Skipper for West Indies squad for the Two T20I Match against India which will be played in Florida, USA on this August 2016. Brathwaite was announced captain of West Indies Shorter Format of cricket after Darren Sammy’s omission from the national squad. On the Final Match in the Under the Captaincy of Darren Sammy , Brathwaite hits 4 sixes in a row in the last over and give a victory to the West Indies in Final Match and also Becomes the Twenty20 world cup champions.
Browne Chairman of Selectors of West Indies Said, “Brathwaite is one of the most talented players in the T20 format of the game and his humble and committed approach to the game can inspire young and upcoming players. We are looking forward to a competitive series against India in these matches.”
As per Fixtures West Indies and Men in Blue India have to played Total Two International Twenty20 Matches first time in the USA on the venue of Florida on 27th and 28th August respectively. WI Selection board choose the team on the basis of current performance of the caribbean players.
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West Indies Cricket Board release, “With regards to Sammy’s omission from the squad, the Chairman [of selectors Courtney Browne] noted that the named-squad was selected purely on players’ performances.”
One of the Major benefit for the West Indies team as most of their players are playing recently in the Caribbean Premier League 2016 so their experience surely help a lot. In the T20 Squad West Indies Included Explosive opener Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuel, Andre Russell While Their star all rounder Kieron Pollard also comeback in the international team as he was not a member of the world T20 2016 west indies squad. So After seen the all the players of West Indies Its look like a very strong and well balanced squad.
West Indies Squad for 2 T20I against India in Florida, USA 2016
- Carlos Brathwaite (Captain)
- Andre Fletcher
- Samuel Badree
- Jason Holder
- Marlon Samuels
- Chris Gayle
- Kieron Pollard
- Andre Russell
- Lendl Simmons
- Evin Lewis
- Johnson Charles
- Dwayne Bravo
- Sunil Narine