The West Indies Cricket Board have announced a strong 15-man lineup for their upcoming three-match ODI series against Australia. After missing the T20I series due to injury, Keiron Pollard has returned to lead the side in the ODIs. Shai Hope who is ranked number 7 ODI batsmen will act as the vice-captain for West Indies in the series. Shai Hope who missed the chance to play in the T20I series will be looking to make a mark in the One-Day format.
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Due to their outstanding performances in the T20I series against Australia, Fabian Allen, and Evin Lewis have been given chance in the ODI squad. Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran continue to be permanent players for the Caribbean team. Darren Bravo, Roston Chase has been rewarded with a place in the ODI squad after missing the T20s.
Here is the complete schedule for the West Indies vs. Australia ODI series:
1st ODI – July 20 (Tuesday) | Venue – Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
2nd ODI – July 22 (Thursday) | Venue – Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
3rd ODI – July 24 (Saturday) | Venue – Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
West Indies squad for ODI series against Australia
Kieron Pollard (C), Shai Hope (VC), Evin Lewis, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Fabian Allen, Jason Mohammed, Anderson Philip, Romario Shepherd, Sheldon Cottrell