Windies call two rookies
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):
The uncapped batting duo of Kyle Hope and Sunil Ambris have been called up to the West Indies 13-man squad for the doubleheader of the five-match series against India starting here Friday.
Barbadian Hope, who plays for Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, is the older brother of Windies stroke-maker Shai Hope while Ambris is a 24-year-old right-hander from St Vincent and the Grenadines, who represents Windward Islands Volcanoes.
They replace left-hander Jonathan Carter and seamer Kesrick Williams.
West Indies trail 0-1 in the series following their 105-run defeat in the second ODI at Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain last Sunday.
They first game last Friday was abandoned as a no-result due to rain.
SQUAD: Jason Holder (captain), Sunil Ambris, Devendra Bishoo, Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins, Kyle Hope, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Evin Lewis, Jason Mohammed, Ashley Nurse, Kieran Powell, Rovman Powell.