West Indies T20 World Cup squad has been announced, Sunil Narine has not got a place in the team led by Kieran Pollard, while 36-year-old fast bowler Ravi Rampaul is selected in the T20 team after 6 years.
West Indies T20 World Cup squad
15-member squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021
Kieron Pollard (Captain)
Nicholas Pooran (V.C)
Hayden Walsh jr
|Reserves: Darren Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein|
Two-time T20 champion West Indies has announced its team for the T20 World Cup 2021. Off-spinner Sunil Narine has not been found in the Kieron Pollard-led Windies team. The big news is that after 6 years in the West Indies team, Ravi Rampaul has returned, who is 36 years old. Ravi Rampaul last played T20 International in the year 2015 but the selectors have given him a place in the squad considering his form. In the West Indies team, veteran Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo has also got a chance. At the same time, Jason Holder, Sheldon Cottrell, and Akil Hossain have been kept in the reserve players.
The West Indies team is filled with more than one one-hitter. In which names like Nicholas Pooran, Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Shimron Hetmyer, Evin Lewis are included. Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Fabian Allen are big names in all-rounders.
Ravi Rampaul has been selected for the West Indies team due to his excellent performance in the Caribbean Premier League. This right-arm fast bowler has so far taken the most wickets in CPL 2021. Rampaul has taken 17 wickets in 8 matches and his economy rate is also just 7.20. Rampaul has experience of 161 T20 matches in which he has taken 209 wickets. It is clear that the West Indies selectors have given priority to form and their experience.
Let us tell you that the West Indies team is a big contender to win the T20 World Cup 2021. West Indies won the last T20 World Cup title. In the 2016 T20 World Cup, West Indies won the title by defeating England. West Indies also won the title in 2012.