Deonarine, Permaul and Johnson included in ODI side

- Eight changes to strong Windies A to face Sri Lanka A in ODI series

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has announced a strong 13-member West Indies A squad for three One-day matches against Sri Lanka-A starting tomorrow at the national stadium in Grenada.

Narsingh Deonarine
Narsingh Deonarine
Veerasammy Permaul
Veerasammy Permaul

There have made eight changes to the squad that contested  the two Twenty20 matches on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Arnos Vale Multiplex in St. Vincent.

All of the players except left-arm fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell have made international appearances for the senior West Indies side.

However batsman Nkrumah Bonner and off-spinner Shane Shillingford have never played One-day Internationals.

In addition to Shillingford, the other changes are the inclusion of  Andre Fletcher, Devon Thomas, Veerasammy Permaul, Leon Johnson, Jason Holder and Narsingh Deonarine.

Kirk Edwards will captain the West Indies A in the three ODIs against Sri Lanka A on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday in Grenada.

Squad: Kirk Edwards (captain), Nkrumah Bonner, Sheldon Cottrell, Narsingh Deonarine, Andre Fletcher, Shannon Gabriel, Jason Holder, Leon Johnson, Nikita Miller, Veerasammy Permaul, Shane Shillingford, Lendl Simmons and Devon Thomas.

Leon Johnson
Leon Johnson