Shemaine Campbelle and Chedean Nation will celebrate their comeback in the US after the West Indies announced a 14-man squad for India’s first two-day women’s internationals next month.
The West Indies are strengthened by the return of the experienced duo, both of whom have recently appeared in the ODI in June’s three-game series against England. They have missed the following home series against Australia due to injury.
They are joined by two new faces – the fast bowler Shamnsha Hector and the all-rounder Aaliyah Alleyne – who earned their first stakes after impressing the selectors in a training camp.
The team offers a good mix of experience and youth and is led by their regular captain Stafanie Taylor. Deandra Dottin, who has been out of the squad for a prolonged shoulder injury since February, will miss the India series.
“The selection jury has chosen a balance between youth and experience in putting this team together,” said Ann Browne-John, Lead Selector of the Cricket West Indies Women’s and Girls’ Jury, on Saturday, October 26. “We have the return of the seasoned Chedean Nation and Shemaine Campbelle, who missed the final series against Australia due to injury.”
The first of three ODIs will be held on November 1 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua near Centurion. The following two games will also be played in the same location before the teams relocate to Guyana, where they will lock their horns in five Twenty20 Internationals during the month.
West Indies Women’s ODI Squad
Stafanie Taylor (c), Anisa Mohammed, Aaliyah Alleyne, Afy Fletcher, Britney Cooper, Chedean Nation, Chinelle Henry, Stacy-Ann King, Kyshona Knight, Natasha McLean, Shabika Gajnabi, Shawnisha Hector, Shemaine Campbelle, Sheneta Grimmond