WICB announces Windies World Cup squad
St John’s, Antigua –The West Indies Cricket Board today announced the West Indies 15 man squad for the Cricket World Cup 2011.
West Indies squad
Darren Sammy – Captain
Carlton Baugh Jr
“The Selection Committee deliberated extensively over the selection of this most important World Cup squad and while choosing some players was straightforward we believe that we have come up with a good mix of players who will be able to do well in the Asian conditions,” Chairman of the Selection Committee Clyde Butts said.
“We have some of the most experienced ODI cricketers on the international stage along with the effervescence and freshness of some quality young players who we are confident can not only contribute to the team but win matches,” Butts added.
Prior to the World Cup, the squad will play three One Day Internationals against Sri Lanka on January 31st and February 4th and 6th and will be engaged in a preparatory camp before their first World Cup match on February 24th against South Africa.
West Indies Team Management Unit
Ottis Gibson – Head Coach
Richie Richardson – Team Manager
David Williams – Assistant Coach
CJ Clarke – Physiotherapist
Hector Martinez-Charles – Fitness Trainer
Richard Berridge – Video & Statistical Analyst
Philip Spooner – Media Manager
Vigil Browne - Masseur
West Indies World Cup Warm Up matches
Feb 12 – v Kenya (Colombo)
Feb 16 – v Sri Lanla (Colombo)
West Indies World Cup Group matches
Feb 24 – v South Africa (New Delhi)
Feb 28 – v Netherlands (New Delhi)
Mar 4 – v Bangladesh (Dhaka)
Mar 11 – v Ireland (Mohali)
Mar 17 – v England (Chennai)
Mar 20 – v India (Chennai)