West Indies women’s squad for their white-ball tour to Sri Lanka in June announced

West Indies announce squad for their white-ball tour to Sri Lanka.

West Indies women's squad for their white-ball tour to Sri Lanka in June announced
West Indies women’s squad for their white-ball tour to Sri Lanka in June announced. PC: Getty

The West Indies women’s team led by skipper Hayley Matthews recently played an away bilateral series against Pakistan. The series included a three-match ODI series followed by a five-match ODI series. West Indies managed to whitewash Pakistan (3-0) in the three-match ODI series. They also clinched the five-match T20I series by a (4-1) margin.

In their next assignment, the Hayley Matthews-led side will host Sri Lanka led by skipper Chamari Athapaththu for a three-match ODI series followed by a three-match T20I series. The series will commence on 15th June 2024 and will conclude on 28th June 2024. The ODI series will be a part of the ICC Women’s Championship with top five teams, including the hosts, India earning a direct qualification for the upcoming ICC Women’s ODI World Cup 2025. West Indies are currently placed 7th on the points table with 14 points from 15 matches.

West Indies squad for the white-ball series against Sri Lanka

Hayley Matthews ©, Shemaine Campbelle, (Vice-Captain), Aaliyah Alleyne, Shamilia Connell, Afy Fletcher, Cherry Ann Fraser, Shabika Gajnabi, Chinelle Henry, Zaida James, Qiana Joseph, Chedean Nation, Karishma Ramharack, Stafanie Taylor, Rashada Williams, and Kate Wilmott.

Fixtures

ODI Series

Sr No

Date

Match

Venue

Time

1

15th June 2024

1st ODI

Galle

10:00 AM

2

18th June 2024

2nd ODI

Galle

10:00 AM

3

21st June 2024

3rd ODI

Galle

10:00 AM

T20I Series

Sr No

Date

Match

Venue

Time

1

24th June 2024

1st T20I

Hambantota

11:00 AM

2

26th June 2024

2nd T20I

Hambantota

11:00 AM

3

28th June 2024

3rd T20I

Hambantota

11:00 AM

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Skipper Hayley Matthews was the leading run-scorer (325 runs in three innings) and the leading wicket-taker of the ODI series and she was also awarded the Player of the Series against Pakistan. She was also the leading run-scorer (205 runs in five innings) and the leading wicket-taker (seven wickets) and was also awarded the Player of the Series in the T20I series against Pakistan.

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