Darren Sammy (Picture courtesy WICB Media)
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board yesterday announced that all-rounder Darren Sammy will be the 15th player in the One-Day International squad for the upcoming five-match away series against South Africa.
The 31-year-old is a former ODI captain and has so far represented the Windies in 115 One-Dayers. He has also appeared in 38 Test matches and 55 T20 Internationals.
West Indies will face the Proteas in five matches starting on January 16.
Full Squad: Jason Holder (Captain), Sulieman Benn, Carlos Brathwaite, Jonathan Carter, Sheldon Cottrell, Narsingh Deonarine, Leon Johnson, Chris Gayle, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels, Darren Sammy, Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Smith, Jerome Taylor
Schedule of Matches
December 10-12: vs SA Invitational XI at Willowmore Park, Benoni – Match Drawn
December 17-21: 1st Test – South Africa won by an innings and 220 runs – SuperSport Park, Centurion
December 26-30: 2nd Test – St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
January 2-6: 3rd Test – Newlands, Cape Town
January 9: 1st T20I – Newlands, Cape Town
January 11: 2nd T20I – New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
January 14: 3rd T20I – Kingsmead, Durban
January 16: 1st ODI – Kingsmead, Durban
January 18: 2nd ODI – New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
January 21: 3rd ODI – Buffalo Park, East London
January 25: 4th ODI – St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
January 28: 5th ODI – SuperSport Park, Centurion (PR/SAT)