Bravo, Pollard named in Windies’ list of standby players

Cricket West Indies have announced their list of reserve players for the upcoming 2019 World Cup in England. The list includes the names of ace all-rounders Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo.

Both Bravo and Pollard have been away from international cricket for many years. And were consequently left out of the preliminary 15-man World Cup squad.

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Bravo – Pollard

They were named by the selection committee as one of the reserve players among the total amount of 10.

Kieron Pollard played his last ODI back in 2016 against Pakistan. Whereas Dwayne Bravo played his last ODI back in 2014, against India. 

Bravo had been added in the reserve players list despite he had retired from international cricket in October 2018.

The Interim Chairman of Selectors, Robert Haynes commented:

The selection of players in the reserve list is to truly cover our bases and guarantee. We have a decent parity in the pool of players that can be chosen if substitutions are required.

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West Indies team

We think the range of abilities in this pool is solid with a decent mix of experience. And upcoming youthful players who can be prepared to contribute when required.

Reserve player list:

Sunil Ambris, John Campbell, Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Dowrich, Jonathan Carter, Roston Chase, Keemo Paul, Raymon Reifer, Khary Pierre.

West Indies is the 2 times world champions. 1975 and 1979 season were captured by them. After that Windies is unable to lift CWC trophy. with young balanced side Windies will try to be 3 times champions.