ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 will commence on October 16 in Australia. The inaugural match will be played between Sri Lanka and newcomer Namibia at Geelong Cricket Ground, Victoria. Moreover, the final is to be played on November 13 in Melbourne.
West Indies has featured in all seven editions of the T20 World Cup. Moreover, it is the only team to have won the title twice, in 2012 and 2016. Out of 36 total matches, the Windies have won 18 and lost 16. Hence, its win percentage is about 52.
The two-time champions, West Indies are drawn in Group B of the First Round of the marquee tournament. It will face Scotland, Zimbabwe, and Ireland before a possible place in the Super 12 stage of the competition.
On that note, we present you with West Indies’ squad and schedule details for the upcoming multi-nation tournament.
West Indies Squad for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022
Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Yannic Cariah Johnson Charles, Sheldon Cottrell, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Evin Lewis, Kyle Mayers, Obed McCoy, Raymon Reifer, Odean Smith.
Note: Left-handed batter Shimron Hetmyer who was earlier a part of the squad has been replaced after missing his flight to Australia. Shamarh Brooks replaces Hetmyer in West Indies’ Squad for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.
Captain and Vice-captain
Nicholas Pooran leads the team in his first World Cup as captain and Rovman Powell have been selected as his deputy.
West Indies’ Schedule for the Group Stage at T20 World Cup 2022
|Opponent||Date and day||Time||Venue|
|Scotland||17 OCT, Monday||9:30 AM||Blundstone Arena|
|Zimbabwe||19 OCT, Wednesday||1:30 PM||Blundstone Arena|
|Ireland||21 OCT, Friday||9:30 PM||Blundstone Arena|
Note: All times are in Indian Standard Time
What will be West Indies’ possible playing XI?
- Brandon King
- Kyle Mayers
- Evin Lewis
- Nicholas Pooran (c)
- Rovman Powell
- Shimron Hetmyer
- Jason Holder
- Odean Smith
- Akeal Hosein
- Alzarri Joseph
- Obed McCoy
Considering their current form and most recent performances we predict West Indies’ possible playing XI for the upcoming competition.
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