Windies recalled Chris Gayle for first two ODI against England. That made brought another chance to this left-handed hard-hitter to open on the first two of five matches ODI series again on Windies jersey.
England tour of Windies
As England is on tour of Windies for playing series on different formats of crickets. As a winning couple of test matches, Windies ensured the three-match test series with a match in hand. By this time this batting monster got the good news.
Chris Gayle is recalled for first two ODI
As Chris Gayle opened for Rangpur Riders and was not so successful on BPL-19. He must be busy for the ODI series after ending the tournament. Chris Gayle must be happy. In spite of his performance on BPL-19, the Windies selectors believe in him. This Caribbean opener must be great full to them.
Nicholas Pooran is awaited for his debut
As another BPL-19 star Nicholas Pooran also recalled for the ODI squad. But he was quite successful on Sylhet Sixers jersey. As this Caribbean batsman played 8 t-20 for Windies but couldn’t get chance for the ODI. So he is awaited for the ODI debut. Hope Nicholas Pooran made himself successful like the t-20.
Chief selector Courtney Browne
Getting back Chris Gayle and Nicholas Pooran, the chief selector Courtney Browne is quite excited,
“We welcome the return of Chris Gayle who missed the last two series and Ashley Nurse from injury. We are pleased to introduce Nicholas Pooran to the ODI squad for the first time. He is clearly a young player with undoubted talent and we believe he can add value to our middle order”
Let’s have a look on ODI squad
Fabian Allen, Devendra Bishoo, Darren Bravo, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder (C), Shai Hope, Evin Lewis, Ashley Nurse, Keemo Paul, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Kemar Roach, Oshane Thomas.
Finally, Windies recalled Chris Gayle for first two ODI against England. Hope Chris Gayle and Nicholas Pooran keep the selector’s word on the first ODI on the 20th February in Barbados.