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Natasha McLean, Sheneta Grimmond return to West Indies squad for New Zealand ODIs


Newly-appointed captain Hayley Matthews will lead the aspect for the primary time. This can be West Indies’ first collection in any format since they misplaced the semi-final to eventual champions Australia within the ODI World Cup in March earlier this yr.
Performances within the inaugural Ladies’s 6ixty and CPL had been considered whereas choosing the squad, a CWI launch stated. Grimmond took 2 for 22 for Trinbago Knight Riders within the victorious CPL ultimate and claimed one other 4 wickets in her 6.2 overs within the 6ixty. Glasgow additionally represented Trinbago Knight Riders within the two tournaments however she barely acquired possibilities to bat or bowl.

Grimmond final performed for West Indies in Pakistan in November final yr, whereas McLean’s final worldwide recreation was a T20I in September 2020, and her final ODI was in November 2019. McLean has the expertise of 30 ODIs to her identify and Grimmond has seven.

“The New Zealand collection is essential on the ladies’s cricket panorama not solely as a result of it begins a brand new cycle, but in addition as a result of it’s a part of the preparation main in the direction of the T20 World Cup in South Africa,” lead selector for ladies’s cricket Ann Browne-John stated. “With just a few senior gamers unavailable right now, for various causes, just like the skilled Anisa Mohammed, Kycia Knight and lately retired Deandra Dottin, the selectors had been nonetheless capable of get a mix of senior and growing gamers together with Underneath-19 participant Jannillea Glasgow and returning gamers Natasha McLean and Sheneta Grimmond. Finally, we imagine that captain Hayley Matthews, in her first collection, can have a promising squad of gamers to start out constructing with.”

Allrounder Mandy Mangru, 22, and left-arm spinner Kaysia Schultz have additionally joined the gamers in Antigua for a ten-day coaching camp led by head coach Courtney Walsh. Mangu and Glasgow had been handed improvement contracts when CWI had introduced the annual retainers in June.

CWI stated a match-day squad of 13 gamers can be chosen forward of every ODI. The ODIs can be adopted by 5 T20Is from September 25 to October 6, which can even be performed on the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.

The ODIs can be a part of the brand new Ladies’s Championship cycle by which each West Indies and New Zealand are but to play a recreation.

ODI squad Hayley Matthews (capt), Aaliyah Alleyne, Shemaine Campbelle (wk), Shamilia Connell, Afy Fletcher, Cherry Ann Fraser, Shabika Gajnabi, Jannillea Glasgow, Sheneta Grimmond, Chinelle Henry, Kyshona Knight, Natasha McLean (wk), Chedean Nation, Karishma Ramharack, Shakera Selman, Stafanie Taylor, Rashada Williams




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