West Indies Players Return to Training

West Indies Players Return to Training

West Indies Players Return to Training

The Test match players of the West Indies have returned to their training in preparation of their matches in July. 

The West Indies have a potential tour against England in July. For that, their Test players already went back at the Kensington Oval so that they may train in small groups. The first players who came to the training were team captain Jason Holder, Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Kemar Roach, Shane Dowrich, Shamarh Brooks, and Raymon Reifer. 

The training was held behold closed doors in Barbados and it followed some strict guidelines which had been implemented by Cricket West Indies. Also, the training had its approval from the local government as well as from CWI’s medical committee. 

As per CWI CEO Johnny Grave, ‘Everyone is getting increasingly confident that the tour will happen at some point this summer. Our next Board of Directors Teleconference is on May 28 and if the tour has to take place as currently planned, by the start of June, we would need to have their approval and support by then in order to get the charter flight logistics in place and select the players’. 

He also shared that he is happy that the players are now able to begin their cricket training after they had been restricted on their homes for a while. 

West Indies are set to tour in England in July for a series which is comprised of three Test matches. Should it push through, then it may be the first international return of cricket after the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more about Test matches, visit Betwala. 

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