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Kyle Hope, Ambris added to squad


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Kyle Hope, Ambris added to squad

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ST JOHN’S – Sunil Ambris and Kyle Hope have been added to the West Indies’ 13-man squad for the three remaining One-Day Internationals against India.

Hope is a 28–year-old top-order batsman and brother of Shai Hope, while 24-year-old Ambris is a wicketkeeper/batsman.

 “Sunil Ambris and Kyle Hope are two very promising young batsmen who have been selected on the basis of strong performances in our competitions,” said Cricket West Indies Chairman of Selectors Courtney Browne.

“Kyle opened on our last “A” Team One-Day tour to Sri Lanka and had some very good performances. In addition, he also had a good showing opening the batting for the Trinidad & Tobago Red Force franchise in this year’s PCL competition.

sunil-ambris“Sunil did well in our Regional Super50 One-Day tournament and also had a good showing in this year’s PCL first-class tournament for Windward Islands Volcanoes and therefore will fit within our middle order. They will be up against a good Indian team and they have an opportunity to show their skills and contribute to a stronger team performance,” he added.

The third and fourth matches will be played at Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground on June 30 and Sunday, June 2. First ball is 9 am (8 am Jamaica Time).

The third and fourth matches will be played at Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground on Friday, June 30 and Sunday, June 2, respective;y. First ball is 9 a.m. (8 a.m. Jamaica Time) each day.

The fifth match will be played at Sabina Park on Thursday, July 6. First ball is 9 a.m. (10a.m. Eastern Caribbean Time).

Full Squad: Jason Holder (captain), Sunil Ambris, Devendra Bishoo, Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins, Kyle Hope, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Evin Lewis, Jason Mohammed, Ashley Nurse, Rovman Powell and Kesrick Williams.

Match Schedule:

Friday, June 23: 1st ODI of Seagrams Royal Stag Mega Cricket Cup 2017 – No result at Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad

Sunday, June 25: 2nd ODI of Seagrams Royal Stag Mega Cricket Cup 2017 – India won by 103 runs at Queen’s Park Oval

Friday, June 30: 3rd ODI of Seagrams Royal Stag Mega Cricket Cup 2017 – Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground, Antigua

Sunday, July 2: 4th ODI of Seagrams Royal Stag Mega Cricket Cup 2017 – Sir Vivian Richards Stadium

Thursday, July 6: 5th ODI of Seagrams Royal Stag Mega Cricket Cup 2017 – Sabina Park, Jamaica (PR/SAT)

 

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