Antigua | Cricket West Indies announced a 13-man West Indies squad, led by interim captain Anissa Mohammed, for the first T20 International against South Africa women’s team at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground on Wednesday. Stephanie Taylor, who is the regular captain of the team, has been in isolation due to coming in contact with a person infected with Kovid. For this reason, Anissa Mohammad has been made the interim captain.
“The T20 and ODI series against South Africa gives the team one more chance to play international matches ahead of the upcoming ICC World Cup Qualifiers (in March-April next year),” Ann Brown-John, women’s chief selector, said in a statement. It is unfortunate that Stephanie will not be available for this series, but there are several experienced players that we are looking to fill their gaps.
West Indies women’s team is all set to return to the field after a successful series win over Pakistan women’s team. He won the T20 series 3-0 and the ODI series 3-2. The West Indies women’s team is preparing for the upcoming series at a high performance camp in Antigua.
The second and third T20 matches will take place on September 2 and 4 at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground. Five ODIs will be played from 7 to 19 September, with the first three matches at the Coolidge Cricket Ground (CCG) and the last two at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground.
West Indies women’s squad: Anissa Mohammed (Captain), Deandra Dottin, Aaliyah Allen, Shamilia Connell, Brittany Cooper, Shabika Ghaznabi, Chinelle Henry, Kiana Joseph, Kishiya Knight, Kishona Knight, Hayley Matthews, Chadian Nation, Shakira Selman.