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Darren Sammy to lead West Indies in India tour

During the tour,West Indies will play two Test matches from November 6-10 and November 14-18.

Written by PTI | St John's | Published: October 4, 2013 10:25:09 am

Darren Sammy will lead the 15-member West Indies cricket team for the upcoming tour of India,starting next month.

During the tour,West Indies will play two Test matches from November 6-10 and November 14-18.

Apart from the Tests,the series will also feature three One-Day Internationals to be held on November 21,24 and 27,the venues of which are yet to be announced.

The 15-member squad includes as many as seven players – Kirk Edwards,Kieron Powell,Sheldon Cottrell,Narsingh Deonarine,Veerasammy Permaul,Shane Shillingford and Chadwick Walton — from the West Indies A side which is presently touring India.

A spokesman for the West Indies Cricket Board,however,said that left-arm pacer Sheldon Cottrell will be available for the series only after passing a fitness test conducted by the WICB’s medical panel.

Squad: Darren Sammy (captain),Tino Best,Darren Bravo,Shivnarine Chanderpaul,Sheldon Cottrell,Narsingh Deonarine,Kirk Edwards,Chris Gayle,Veersammy Permaul,Kieron Powell,Denesh Ramdin,Kemar Roach,Marlon Samuels,Shane Shillingford,Chadwick Walton.

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