Darren Bravo returns to West Indies ODI set-up after two years

Sport360 staff 00:00 06/12/2018
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Darren Bravo.

Stylish middle-order batsman Darren Bravo was recalled by the West Indies after more than two years away from ODI cricket.

The Windies announced a 15-man squad for their three-match series against Bangladesh with Bravo in the mix while there were a few notable absentees.

Bravo played the last of his 96 ODIs against Pakistan in October 2016. He played the T20 series in India last month.

Carlos Brathwaite and Roston Chase also returned for the ODI series which starts in Dhaka on Sunday.

Fabian Allen, Chandrapaul Hemraj and Oshane Thomas retained their places after the ODI series against India last month.

With Jason Holder injured, young batsman Rovman Powell has been named interim captain as the Caribbean side aim to avenge the 2-1 home series defeat to Bangladesh in July.

“With two more ODI Series before the 2019 World Cup, the Bangladesh series allows us to narrow our search for our final 15-member World Cup squad,” chairman of selectors Courtney Browne said in a statement.

“Darren’s experience will add value to the batting, which in turn will place selection pressure for spots in the squad.”

Meanwhile, ESPNcricinfo reported that hard-hitting batsman Evin Lewis wasn’t available for selection despite featuring in the T10 League. Lewis had mysteriously pulled out of the India tour citing personal reasons.

Squad: Rovman Powell (c), Marlon Samuels, Devendra Bishoo, Roston Chase, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shimron Hetmyer, Darren Bravo, Shai Hope, Carlos Brathwaite, Keemo Paul, Kieran Powell, Fabian Allen, Kemar Roach, Sunil Ambris, Oshane Thomas

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