West Indies Test squad announced, first time this young player got a chance in the team; The seal holder returned

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The West Indies squad for the 3-match Test series to tour England in July has been announced. One uncapped player has been named in the squad, while two experienced players are returning. The West Indies Cricket Board has announced a 15-member squad for the T20 World Cup 2024, which will play a Test series in England from July 10. This Test series will be played under the World Test Championship 2023-25.

West Indies have included uncapped opening batsman Michael Lewis in the squad for the upcoming Test tour of England. The 15-man squad will be captained by Craig Braithwaite and vice-captain Alzari Joseph. This includes Jaden Seals, who was ruled out of the last series against Australia due to injury. Jason Holder is also part of the squad, who was not available for the last tour and World Cup Out due to injury.

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23-year-old Michael Lewis has played for the Under-19 team. He has been rewarded for his strong performances in the first class season. Based on that, he has been selected in the Test team. He scored 682 runs at an average of 48.71 for the Leeward Island Hurricanes. 19-year-old fast bowler Isai Thorne, who will travel with the team as a development player, had an impressive performance in his first-class season with 31 wickets at an average of 16.29 in eight matches.

The West Indies team is as follows

Craig Braithwaite (Captain), Alec Athanage, Joshua DaSilva, Jason Holder, Kaveem Hodge, Tevin Imlach, Alzari Joseph (Vice-Captain), Shamar Joseph, Michael Lewis, Zachary McCaskey, Kirk McKenzie, Gudakesh Moti, Kemar Roach and Kemar Roach Kevin Sinclair

The Richards-Botham Trophy will begin on July 10. This match will be played at Lord’s Stadium in London, which will be the last match of England fast bowler James Anderson. After this, he will retire from Test cricket as well, which he announced long ago. The second match of the series will be played from 18th July and the last match from 26th July.

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