New quick falls into Windies Test squad for India series

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    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.

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

    ODIS:
    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

    T20Is:
    1st T20I, November 4, Kolkata
    2nd T20I, November 6, Kanpur-Lucknow
    3rd T20I, November 11, Chennai

    SQUAD:
    • 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.