New quick falls into Windies Test squad for India series

    Shermon Lewis

    Fast bowler Shermon Lewis has replaced a recovering Alzarri Joseph in the Windies’ Test squad to face India next month.

    Joseph suffered a stress fracture last November and is continuing his rehabilitation at the High-Performance Centre at Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua.

    Lewis made his debut at the first-class level for the Windward Islands in March 2017 and took 30 wickets at an average of 21.66 and recently toured England as part of the WINDIES A squad.

    Some members of the Test squad are already in Dubai and have begun training sessions at the ICC Academy.

    The India tour consists of two Tests, five ODIs and 3 T20is.

    1st Test, October 4 – 8, Rajkot
    2nd Test, October 12 – 16, Hyderabad

    1st ODI, October 21, Guwahati
    2nd ODI, October 24, Indore
    3rd ODI, October 27, Pune
    4th ODI, October 29, Mumbai
    5th ODI, November 1, Trivanthapuram

    1st T20I, November 4, Kolkata
    2nd T20I, November 6, Kanpur-Lucknow
    3rd T20I, November 11, Chennai

    • Jason Holder (captain)
    • Sunil Ambris
    • Devendra Bishoo
    • Kraigg Brathwaite
    • Roston Chase
    • Shane Dowrich
    • Shannon Gabriel
    • Jahmar Hamilton
    • Shimron Hetmyer
    • Shai Hope
    • Shermon Lewis (replacing Alzarri Joseph)
    • Keemo Paul
    • Kieran Powell
    • Kemar Roach
    • Jomel Warrican

    After the India, the Windies will be touring Bangladesh.