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West Indies announced 13-member squad for series against Pakistan

West Indies Cricket Board on Thursday announced the 13-member squad for its tour to Pakistan. Earlier West Indies Cricket Board delayed the announcement of its squad for its tour to Pakistan due to unavailability of its key players.

All-rounder Jason Holder withdrew his name from the series so in his absence Jason Mohammed will lead the West Indian side for it’s series against Pakistan in Karachi.

Five West Indian players to debut in the T20I series against Pakistan scheduled from April 1-3 in Karachi.

The Windies team is expected to arrive in Karachi on Saturday evening. Andre Fletcher, Chadwick Walton and Samuel Badree will be part of the squad.

 

HERE’S THE COMPLETE SQUAD OF West Indies FOR SERIES AGAINST WEST INDIES:

  • Samuel Badree
  • Rayad Emrit
  • Andre Fletcher
  • Andre McCarthy
  • Jason Mohammed (Recommended Captain)
  • Keemo Paul
  • VeeraSammy Permaul
  • Rovman Powell
  • Denesh Ramdin
  • Marlon Samuels
  • Odean Smith
  • Chadwick Walton
  • Keswick Williams

Tickets of series are available online and through a courier company for the matches on April 1, 2 and 4 at the National Stadium, Karachi.

Prices for the tickets have been reduced with the general enclosure tickets now being sold for Rs500 and the VIP ticket for Rs6,000.

The series was initially scheduled to be held in November last year. However, it was postponed after hesitation from senior West Indies players.

 

HERE’S THE COMPLETE SQUAD OF PAKISTAN FOR SERIES AGAINST WEST INDIES:

  • Ahmed Shehzad
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Babar Azam
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Asif Ali
  • Sarfraz Ahmed (c & wk)
  • Hussain Talat
  • Faheem Ashraf
  • Mohammad Nawaz
  • Shadab Khan
  • Mohammad Amir
  • Hasan Ali
  • Rahat Ali
  • Usman Khan Shinwari
  • Shaheen Shah Afridi

Last month, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi announced that all three matches of the series will be held in Karachi.

The last time Karachi hosted an international match was back in 2009, during the ill-fated Pakistan-Sri Lanka tour which resulted in eight dead and seven visiting players injured.

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