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Bravo, Pollard named among WI reserves

Ambris, Reifer called up as cover in training camp…

Dwayne Bravo, left, and Kieron Pollard
Dwayne Bravo, left, and Kieron Pollard

TT allrounders Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard has been named on a ten-man reserve list of players for the West Indies team for the forthcoming ICC World Cup which starts on May 30 in England and Wales.

Another TT player, left-arm spinner Khary Pierre is also on the list along with John Campbell, Sunil Ambris, Johnathan Carter, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich, Keemo Paul and Raymon Reifer.

In the meantime Ambris and Reifer will join the West Indies four-day training camp which starts in Southampton today as the Windies continue their preparation for the marquee tournament.

They were part of the just-concluded Tri-Nation ODI Series in Ireland.

is available as cover for Evin Lewis, who has recently recovered from a viral infection and Reifer will cover for the bowling group as part of work load management.

The four-day camp, involving the entire 15-man squad for the World Cup will include an additional warm-up fixture against Australia on Wednesday at the Ageas Bowl, the home of Hampshire County Cricket Club.

The original West Indies schedule was based in Bristol from May 23, with two official ICC Cricket World Cup warm-up matches on May 26 against South Africa and on May 28 versus New Zealand.

The West Indies opening ICC Cricket World Cup match is against Pakistan on May 31 at Trent Bridge.

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