Windies call two rookies

June 28, 2017
Sunil Ambris

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.


No-result due


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.

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