West Indies ladies have picked seamer Tremayne Smartt as a like-for-like substitute for the injured Shakera Selman, for the approaching limited-overs excursion of New Zealand. Smartt hasn’t performed world cricket since West Indies’ excursion of India in 2016. Her inclusion is the one alternate from the squad that were named for the house sequence towards Sri Lanka.
Cricket West Indies (CWI) chairman Courtney Browne mentioned proceeding the momentum from the sequence win towards Sri Lanka can be a very powerful within the lead-up to the facet’s Global T20 defence in November.
“We will be able to be web hosting the ICC Ladies’s Global T20 match later this 12 months and as protecting champions we can need to placed on a excellent display in entrance of house supporters and win once more,” Browne mentioned. “This excursion will assist us assess the place we’re and tighten up on the ones spaces that want shut consideration.”
The squad will come in combination in Barbados for a preparatory camp prior to travelling to New Zealand the place they’re going to have every other camp. The 3-match ODI sequence gets underway on March four, adopted via 5 T20Is.
West Indies ladies squad: Stafanie Taylor (capt), Anisa Mohammed (vice-capt), Merissa Aguilleira, Britney Cooper, Reniece Boyce, Shamilia Connell, Deandra Dottin, Afy Fletcher, Kycia Knight, Kyshona Knight, Hayley Matthews, Chedean Country, Akeira Peters, Tremayne Sensible