West Indies have introduced two modifications to their 13-member squad for the series-deciding third T20I in opposition to South Africa, with Cherry-Ann Fraser and Karishma Ramharack changing Shamilia Connell and Shakera Selman.
Both Connell and Selman went wicketless within the first two T20Is and had been West Indies’ costliest frontline bowlers. Connell leaked 43 runs in her 5 overs mixed whereas Selman had equivalent figures of three-0-27-0 within the two video games.
Offspinner Ramharack had picked up three wickets in two ODIs throughout the residence series in opposition to Pakistan in July. She had subsequently featured in a one-dayer throughout the A series between the 2 international locations that ran concurrently within the Caribbean, and has performed 5 ODIs and 6 T20Is to this point.
Seam bowler Fraser, who has only one worldwide look in opposition to her identify – a T20I in opposition to England in September 2020 – performed all six restricted-overs A video games in opposition to Pakistan.
Ann Browne-John, the Cricket West Indies (CWI) lead selector for ladies’s cricket, stated in a launch: “The 2nd T20I didn’t materialize the performances hoped for, nonetheless the third CG Insurance T20I provides the crew an opportunity to degree the series. It would require all gamers lifting their efficiency. One of the brilliant spots thus far within the series has been the bowling of the younger participant, Qiana Joseph.
“Another spinner, Karishma Ramharack, has been brought in along seamer Cherry Ann Fraser to replace the two seamers Shamilia Connell and Shakera Selman. It also gives the selectors a chance to see additional players before we go into the CG Insurance ODI series.”
West Indies misplaced the second T20I by 50 runs whereas the primary T20I was washed out after 22.5 overs. The decider is scheduled for Saturday, which can then be adopted by the 5-match ODI series, beginning September 7 in Coolidge.
Squad for the third T20I: Anisa Mohammed (capt), Deandra Dottin (vice-capt), Aaliyah Alleyne, Britney Cooper, Cherry-Ann Fraser, Shabika Gajnabi, Chinelle Henry, Qiana Joseph, Kycia Knight, Kyshona Knight, Hayley Matthews, Chedean Nation, Karishma Ramharack
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