WI vs SA: Fast bowler Jayden Seales has been included in the West Indies 17-member provisional squad for the two-match Test series against South Africa.
The Trinidad and Tobago player have no prior experience in Test cricket. However, he has in his name some noteworthy performances in white-ball cricket. One of which includes the 4 for 49 in the carnage against Australia during the Under-19 World Cup 2020 season. He gave some remarkable performances during the competition.
The right-arm medium bowler made his List A debut in 2020 and has played three games taking four wickets. He also made his T20 debut the same year, featuring in six matches, scalping eight wickets. In the single FC match he has played, he took one wicket.
The 17-member squad will be axed down to the 13-member squad by Monday. After all the players tested negative for COVID-19, the players are training in full swing.
West Indies has also called upon four young pacers, namely Keon Harding, Preston McSween, Marquino Mindley and Nial Smith as net bowlers to assist in the training.
West Indies vs South Africa Test series is set to start next week. Both sides will play two Tests, followed by five T20I matches. The West Indies home series against the Proteas will begin with the first Test from June 10-14 at Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia. The Test series will serve as the last two matches of the first cycle of the ICC World Test Championship.
WI vs SA Proteas Squad: Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Jermaine Blackwood (vc), Nkrumah Bonner, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Joshua da Silva, Shannon Gabriel, Jahmar Hamilton, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Kyle Mayers, Kieran Powell, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales, Jomel Warrican
WI vs SA Test Series Schedule
Match 1: June 10-14, Daren Sammy Cricket Ground.
Match 2: June 18-22, Daren Sammy Cricket Ground.
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