West Indies Cricket Team

Greatest West Indies Taking part in XI For ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2022. West Indies introduced their 15-member squad on September 14 which might be led by wicket-keeper batsman Nicholas Pooran. Will probably be Nicholas Pooran’s first-time look as a captain within the T20 World Cup 2022. Rovman Powell has been appointed as vice-captain of the staff.

Nicholas Pooran and Rovman Powell
Nicholas Pooran and Rovman Powell Picture Supply: Twitter

Two-time T20 World Cup champions, West Indies will kick off their marketing campaign within the 2022 version of the T20 World Cup on October 17. Windies have lifted the World Cup trophy within the shortest format probably the most variety of occasions by any staff, in 2012 and 2016. Within the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2022, nevertheless, West Indies usually are not immediately certified for the Tremendous 12 stage. The Caribbean facet must play within the First Spherical earlier than making it to Tremendous 12.

West Indies are positioned in Group B in Spherical 1 of the T20I World Cup 2022. The Caribbean will play Scotland of their opening group on 17 October. On 19 October they’ll tackle Zimbabwe and at last Eire on 21 October. Out of 4 groups in both group, two groups with probably the most factors will make it to the Tremendous 12 stage.

Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle (Picture Credit score: Getty)

In white-ball cricket, whereas the West Indies have all the time been a pressure to reckon with, they might be with out the providers of a number of huge names in Australia. Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell and Chris Gayle – who’ve performed wonders for the Males in Maroon during the last a few years, won’t be seen in Australia as West Indies will look to show their mettle with the brand new squad.

Sunil Narine is one other notable absentee, whereas Shimron Hetmyer was dropped from the T20 World Cup 2022 squad when he didn’t board his “rescheduled” journey to Australia. High-order batsman Shamarh Brooks changed Shimron Hetmyer within the 2022 T20I World Cup squad.

West Indies T20 World Cup Squad: Nicholas Pooran (c), Rovman Powell, Yannic Cariah, Johnson Charles, Sheldon Cottrell, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Evin Lewis, Kyle Mayers, Obed McCoy, Raymon Reifer, Odean Smith, Shamarh Brooks.

Greatest West Indies Taking part in XI For ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2022

Kyle Mayers

Kyle Mayers (Image Credits: Twitter)
Kyle Mayers (Picture Credit: Twitter)

Kyle Mayers is a left-handed batsman and right-arm medium pacer from West Indies. Kyle Mayers might be one of many openers for the staff within the World Cup. The left-handed batsman scored 72 runs in 2 video games within the T20I collection towards Bangladesh, 110 runs in 4 T20Is towards India, a mere 5 runs in 2 T20Is towards New Zealand and solely 45 runs in 2 T20Is towards Australia. He picked his maiden T20I wicket within the 1st T20I towards Australia.

Evin Lewis

Evin Lewis
Evin Lewis (Picture Credit score: Getty)

Left-hand opening batter Evin Lewis has been recalled to the West Indies squad for the primary time because the 2021 ICC T20 World Cup. A veteran of fifty T20Is, opener Evin Lewis averages 30 plus and has a strike charge of 150 plus in T20Is. He had a poor 2021 T20I World Cup after which he didn’t play any T20I. He scored solely 105 runs in 5 T20Is averaging 21.

Nicholas Pooran

Nicholas Pooran. PC- Getty
Nicholas Pooran. PC- Getty

Nicholas Pooran is the skipper of West Indies within the 2022 T20I World Cup.  Within the T20I collection towards Bangladesh, Nicholas Pooran mustered 108 runs in 2 innings after which his poor type continued as he managed solely 81 runs in 5 T20Is towards India (common of 16.2), 16 runs in 2 T20Is towards Kiwis (common of 8) and 4 runs in 2 T20Is towards Australia (common of two).

The yr 2022 has been fairly respectable for him thus far. He’s the top-scorer of the calendar yr within the format from his staff – 557 from 19 innings averaging 32.76 and options 5 occasions within the listing of top-10 particular person scores for West Indies in 2022.

Rovman Powell

Rovman Powell
Rovman Powell (Picture: Twitter)

Rovman Powell, the vice-captain, may be a middle-order batter for West Indies within the 2022 T20I World Cup.  The suitable-handed batsman gave efficiency within the earlier T20I collection towards Bangladesh. He scored 66 runs in 2 innings with a prime knock of unbeaten 61 runs in a single sport. He failed towards India (75 runs in 5 T20Is averaging 15) and Australia (25 runs in 2 T20Is averaging 12.5) whereas he had collection towards Australia in between (66 runs in 3 T20Is averaging 33).

Brandon King

Brandon King
Brandon King Picture Supply: Twitter

The toss-up for the final batters’ spot might be between Brandon King and Shamrah Brooks. Brandon King had a poor collection towards Australia (35 runs averaging 17.5 in 2 T20Is). He scored 53 in a T20I towards New Zealand moreover managing 101 runs with 1 fifty towards India at a mean of 33.67 in 3 T20Is.

Shamarh Brooks, who was a last-minute addition rather than Shimron Hetmyer (who missed the flight), has performed solely 11 T20Is. He scored a 59-ball unbeaten 56 within the third T20I towards New Zealand.

Jason Holder

Jason Holder
Jason Holder Photograph Credit score: (Twitter/ Windies Cricket)

Jason Holder, who was out of the primary two ODIs towards India as a result of Covid-19, proved his health through the third ODI match and has additionally returned to the principle T20I squad towards India. The pacer, who picked 5/27 in a profitable T20I collection towards hosts England in January 2022, isn’t in the perfect of type of late with the ball.

With the bat too, he has been mediocre.  One of the skilled gamers within the squad, the allrounder provides stability to the eleven. He has picked probably the most 23 wickets for West Indies this yr in 2022 in 16 T20Is together with 2 four-wicket hauls and career-best figures of 5/27.

Odean Smith

Odean Smith | BCCI
Odean Smith | BCCI

West Indian all-rounder Odean Smith was purchased by Punjab Kings (PBKS) for INR 6 crores on Day 2 of the IPL 2022 mega public sale. He scored 25* off 8 balls in Punjab Kings’ first IPL 2022 match towards RCB. Odean Smith is a right-arm-medium-pace bowler who made his debut for the Windies towards Pakistan in a bilateral T20I collection in 2018.

He returned after a 3-year lengthy absence in December 2021 towards the identical opponents.  He picked 7 scalps just lately in 3 T20Is towards New Zealand averaging 13 and hit an unbeaten career-best 27 in the identical collection.

Sheldon Cottrell

Sheldon Cottrell
Sheldon Cottrell. Photograph by Deepak Malik / Sportzpics for BCCI

Sheldon Cottrell, the left-arm fast, has been tormented by accidents and had missed the 2021 T20I World Cup. After the collection towards hosts India in February 2022 he performed in a T20I towards Australia in October 2022 the place he picked up 2/49.

Two years in the past, the 33-year-old was some of the explosive quick bowlers within the sport and was purchased by the Kings XI Punjab forward of the Indian Premier League season.  The bowler has, nevertheless, since struggled to construct on that momentum and has additionally been tormented by recurrent damage.

Akeal Hosein