Smith to lead West Indies A in T20s against Sri Lanka A
Posted on: 03:38 PM IST Jun 18, 2013
Kingston: West Indies batsman Dwayne Smith will lead the West Indies A team against Sri Lanka A in two Twenty20 matches this week at Arnos Vale.
Smith, a prolific scorer in the just ended Indian Premier League (IPL), is one of four members of the West Indies World T20 champion team named in the regional A team for the series, reports CMC.
The others are Lendl Simmons, allrounder Andre Russell, and leg-spinner Samuel Badree who were part of the squad which beat Sri Lanka to win the ICC World T20 Trophy at the R Premadasa Stadium last October. The quartet will form the main part of the Windies A team when the matches are played on Tuesday and Wednesday.
West Indies Squad:
Dwayne Smith (capt), Samuel Badree, Christopher Barnwell, Nkrumah Bonner, Kevon Cooper, Sheldon Cotterell, Shannon Gabriel, Keddy Lesporis, Kyle Mayers, Ashley Nurse, Andre Russell, Lendl Simmons, Chadwick Walton (wk)