Cricket West Indies (CWI) on Tuesday included 19-year-old Trinidad & Tobago quick bowler Jayden Seales in a 13-member squad for the primary Check in opposition to South Africa starting June 10.
West Indies will play two Assessments matches and 5 T20 Internationals in opposition to the Proteas.
The choice panel additionally recalled top-order batsman Shai Hope and skilled left-handed opener Kieran Powell. Hope final performed Check cricket in England in July final yr whereas Powell’s final Check look was in Bangladesh in December 2018.
“Jayden Seales is younger, very enthusiastic and has a giant coronary heart. Within the Greatest v Greatest [intra-squad] matches, he bowled with tempo, bought motion and has displayed the power to take wickets. We predict he’s able to including efficiency to the bowling assault,” mentioned chief selector Roger Harper.
Seales was additionally a member of the West Indies under-19 World Cup squad in 2020.
“Kieran Powell, we all know is a really succesful batsman who we anticipate so as to add high quality and depth to the batting division. He put himself within the combine together with his efficiency within the Greatest v Greatest match. Shai Hope has carried out very properly within the red-ball matches he has performed, following on the again of his extremely profitable ODI collection in opposition to Sri Lanka, so he has pressured his method into the squad by efficiency,” he mentioned.
The squad: Kraigg Brathwaite (capt), Jermaine Blackwood, Nkrumah Bonner, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Joshua Da Silva, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Kyle Mayers, Kieran Powell, Kemar Roach and Jayden Seales