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Holder, Seales return to West Indies squad for England Tests

Cricket West Indies has named Kraigg Brathwaite as their captain for the 15-member squad set to travel to England for three tests in July.

CWI included uncapped opening batter Mikyle Louis for the Test squad against England. Alzarri Joseph has been named as the vice-captain of the squad which sees the return of Jayden Seales who missed the last series against Australia with injury.

Jason Holder who made himself unavailable for the last tour also makes his way back into the squad.

West Indies Squad for England Test Series

  1. Kraigg Brathwaite (Captain)
  2. Alick Athanaze
  3. Joshua Da Silva
  4. Jason Holder
  5. Kavem Hodge
  6. Tevin Imlach
  7. Alzarri Joseph (Vice-Captain)
  8. Shamar Joseph
  9. Mikyle Louis
  10. Zachary McCaskie
  11. Kirk McKenzie
  12. Gudakesh Motie
  13. Kemar Roach
  14. Jayden Seales
  15. Kevin Sinclair

Isai Thorne, the 19-year-old fast bowler, will travel with the squad as a development player after impressing in his debut First-Class season with 31 wickets at an average of 16.29 across eight matches.

“The squad has been shaped with both experience and emerging talent, ensuring a strong balance as we face the challenge of playing in English conditions. Over the past year, our red-ball program has continued to develop. Following our victory in the last Test in Australia in January, it is evident that we are seeing the fruits of that investment.

Each player selected has earned their place through consistent performances and hard work. We are confident that this blend of seasoned players and emerging faces will perform admirably against England,” CWI lead selector Desmond Haynes said.

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