Rising Star Jahzara Claxton has been named in the 15-member squad for the upcoming West Indies Women’s A Team tour to Pakistan from the 17th October to the 8th of November.
The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Women’s Selection Panel made the announcement of the full lineup on Wednesday.
The West Indies Women’s “A” Team will be led by Head Coach Shane Deitz and captain Rashada Williams, the top-order batter and wicket-keeper, while Ashmini Munisar the off-spinning all-rounder has been named as vice-captain.
The rest of the team includes: Jahzara Claxton, NaiJanni Cumberbatch, Cherry Ann Fraser, Shabika Gajnabi, Jannillea Glasgow, Sheneta Grimmond, Trishan Holder, Zaida James, Djenaba Joseph, Qiana Joseph, Nyia Latchman, Mandy Mangru, and Shunelle Sawh.
This is the first ever West Indies Women’s “A” Team Away Tour which will feature three 50 over matches against Pakistan “A” at the Lahore Country Club in Muridke, followed by a tri-nation T20 Series with Pakistan “A” and Thailand.
The preliminary matches will be played at the Lahore Country Club with the final at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
TEAM MANAGEMENT UNIT
Shane Deitz (Head Coach)
Sheena Gooding (Team Manager)
Robert Samuels (Assistant Coach)
Samantha Lynch (Assistant Coach)
Tajay Grant (Physiotherapist)
Yvonne Arthur (Strength & Conditioning Coach)
FULL MATCH SCHEDULE
24 October: 1st 50-Over match at Lahore Country Club, Muridke
26 October: 2nd 50-Over match at Lahore Country Club, Muridke
29 October: 3rd 50-Over match at Lahore Country Club, Muridke
3 November: 1st T20 match vs Pakistan “A” at Lahore Country Club, Muridke
4 November: 2nd T20 match vs Thailand at Lahore Country Club, Muridke
5 November: 3rd T20 match Pakistan “A” vs Thailand at Lahore Country Club, Muridke
8 November: 4th T20 Final at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore