Jason Holder has been eliminated as Check captain for the forthcoming sequence in opposition to Sri Lanka, the highest Cricket West Indies (CWI) board official confirmed.
“There will be a zoom press conference on Friday (West Indies time) and the questions can be directed to the chief selector Roger Harper”, the official stated.
“Kraigg Brathwaite is the new captain. His name was proposed by the selectors and the board has ratified the selectors’ decision and announced him as new captain”.
It isn’t recognized whether or not Holder would play within the two Check-series starting on March 21.
The squad for the first Check in opposition to Sri Lanka will likely be introduced on tomorrow (Friday March twelfth) throughout the interval of the 2nd CGI Insurance coverage ODI on the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (SVRS).
Captaincy just isn’t a brand new burden to the brand new captain. Brathwaite had beforehand led the group in seven Assessments while deputizing for Holder, who was unavailable for the Bangladesh tour. He grew to become the thirty seventh “regular” Check Captain of the West Indies.
Holder, the present No. 1 all-rounder within the ICC Check rankings, captained the West Indies group in 37 Assessments (out of 45 he has performed) since taking up from Denesh Ramdin in 2015, main the aspect to 11 wins, 5 attracts and 21 defeats.