The Selection Panel of the West Indies Cricket Board on Monday announced a 13-member West Indies Women’s team for the first three One-day Internationals against England Women and the new addition to the squad was Guyanese Erva Giddings.
The West Indies are set to take on England in five One Day Internationals when the British Women tour the Caribbean and Guyanese star,
The series is scheduled to be contested between October 8 and 19 at the Trelawney Multiplex and Sabina Park in Jamaica.
The last three of the ODIs will count towards the ICC Women’s Championship, a multi-year, bilateral competition between the top eight international women’s sides, which will lead to automatic qualification for the top four teams to next year’s ICC Women’s World Cup to be hosted by the England & Wales Cricket Board.
The WIndies Women are currently second in the standings on 20 points – 10 behind current ODI World champions Australia Women – and one ahead of England Women.
They are due to complete their schedule of ICC Women’s Championship matches in November on the road against India Women.
Giddings is currently with the West Indies Women in Jamaica preparing for the series.
Squad: Stafanie Taylor (Captain), Anisa Mohammed (Vice Captain), Merissa Aguilleira, Shemaine Campbelle, Shamilia Connell, Britney Cooper, Deandra Dottin, Afy Fletcher, Erva Giddings, Stacy-Ann King, Hayley Matthews, Shaquana Quintyne, Tremayne Smartt
Team Management Unit: Vasbert Drakes (Head Coach), Ann Browne-John (Team Operations Manager), Ezra Moseley (Assistant Coach), Oba Gulston (Physiotherapist), Hector Martinez Charles (Fitness Coordinator), Trent Sargeant (Data Analyst)
Sat 8 First One-day International – Trelawny Multiplex, Jamaica (9:30 am)
Mon 10 Second One-day International – Trelawny Multiplex (9:30 am)
Fri 14 *Third One-day International – Sabina Park, Jamaica (9:30 am)
Sat 15 Reserve Day
Sun 16 *Fourth One-day International – Sabina Park (9:30 am)
Mon 17 Reserve Day
Wed 19 *Fifth One-day International – Sabina Park (9:30 am)
Thu 20 Reserve Day