WI IN BANGLADESH
St John’s: Ridley Jacobs will captain West Indies on a tour to Bangladesh in the absence of Carl Hooper, who faces a knee operation, the selectors said Tuesday.
Jacobs, the wicketkeeper-batsman, is vice-captain on the West Indies tour of India. Skipper Hooper is to undergo corrective surgery on his troubled knees in Australia.
The selection panel omitted fast bowler Cameron Cuffy from the 15-strong squad named Tuesday for three limited-overs Internationals and two Tests.
Daren Ganga takes Hooper’s place in the squad. Darren Powell, chosen in preference to Cuffy, has made only limited appearances in India.
Chittagong — November 29;
Dhaka (D/N) — December 2 and 3.
Dhaka — December 8 to 12;
Chittagong — December 16 to 20.
Ridley Jacobs (captain), Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Pedro Collins, Corey Collymore, Mervyn Dillon, Vasbert Drakes, Daren Ganga, Chris Gayle, Wavell Hinds, Jermaine Lawson, Mahendra Nagamootoo, Darren Powell, Ricardo Powell, Marlon Samuels, Ramnaresh Sarwan.