Trinidad and Tobago pick three new boys to face Barbados

PORT OF SPAIN ­-- Three newcomers have been named in the Trinidad and Tobago squad for the opening match of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Four-day Regional Tournament, set to bowl off on January 9.

Left-handed batsman Justin Guillen has earned a call up, while former West Indies Under-19 off-spinner Sunil Narine and fast bowler Atiba Alert, have also been included after a series of impressive performances.

Narine sent a strong signal to selectors when he took all ten wickets in an innings in a trial match while Alert has been steady, bowling impressively in the annual North v South Classic match.

The team will be led by Daren Ganga and includes experienced players Lendl Simmons, Sherwin Ganga and Reyad Emrit, while West Indies spinners Dave Mohammed and Amit Jaggernauth are also part of the unit.

Trinidad and Tobago’s first match will away to Barbados at the Police Sport Club, just outside Bridgetown.

SQUAD: Daren Ganga (captain), Adrian Barath, Lendl Simmons, Darren Bravo, Justin Guillen, Sherwin Ganga, Gibran Mohammed, Reyad Emrit, Richard Kelly, Dave Mohammed, Amit Jaggernauth, Atiba Alert, Sunil Narine.