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Romario Shepherd ruled out of Bangladesh series after testing positive to COVID-19

Romario Shepherd ruled out of Bangladesh series after testing positive to COVID-19

West Indies All-rounder Shepherd ruled out of Bangladesh series after testing Coronavirus (COVID-19) positive in his Guyana hometown and will therefore be unavailable for the Bangladesh tour. In accordance with the established Government stipulations, Shepherd will remain in Guyana where he is undergoing a period of isolation that unfortunately will extend beyond the team travel date.

Cricket West Indies started the first of a series of COVID-19 tests, on all members of the Bangladesh touring party on January 2 and following receipt of the results. The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel has included Keon Harding as the replacement for Romario Shepherd in the One-Day International (ODI) squad.

West Indies ODI Squad

Jason Mohammed (captain)
Sunil Ambris (vice-captain)
Nkrumah Bonner
Joshua Da Silva
Keon Harding
Jahmar Hamilton
Chemar Holder
Akeal Hosein
Alzarri Joseph
Kyle Mayers
Andre McCarthy
Kjorn Ottley
Rovman Powell
Raymon Reifer
Hayden Walsh Jr.

West Indies Test Squad

Kraigg Brathwaite (captain)
Jermaine Blackwood (vice-captain)
Nkrumah Bonner
John Campbell
Rahkeem Cornwall
Joshua Da Silva
Shannon Gabriel
Kavem Hodge
Alzarri Joseph
Kyle Mayers
Shayne Moseley
Veerasammy Permaul
Kemar Roach
Raymon Reifer
Jomel Warrican

Full Tour Schedule

January 10: West Indies arrive

January 18: One-day warm-up match, BKSP, Savar

January 20 1st ODI, SBNCS, Dhaka

January 22: 2nd ODI, SBNCS, Dhaka

January 25: 3rd ODI, ZACS, Chattogram

January 28-31: Four-day warm-up, M.A. Aziz Stadium, Chattogram

February 3-7: 1st Test Match, ZACS, Chattogram

February 11-15: 2nd Test Match, SBNCS, Dhaka

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