Twenty-Four (24) leading West Indies Women cricketers will arrive in Antigua for a training camp which bowls off on Sunday at The Coolidge Cricket Ground (CCG). The camp will be the first face-to-face assignment with the players for new Head Coach Courtney Walsh and his technical support team, who will conduct a three-week high performance program for a mixture of senior players and new faces.
The players and support staff will train and live in a bio-secure bubble for the duration of the camp, during which they will have four more tests conducted. The training camp run from January 09 to February 01 for the Women’s team, for the preparation of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Women’s World Cup Qualifiers, that will take place in Sri Lanka in July.
Among the 24 players called up for the training camp are some world-class performers and big names which includes Stafanie Taylor, Deandra Dottin, Hayley Matthews, Anisa Mohammed and Shakera Selman.
Japhina Joseph a right-handed batter from St. Vincent and The Grenadines is the newest member to be invited to the training camp after seeing her performance in CWI Under-19 tournament in 2019. All-rounder Qiana Joseph from Windward Islands makes a return to the training squad along with teenager Steffi Soogrim from Trinidad and Tobago.
24-Players FULL SQUAD:
TEAM MANAGEMENT UNIT:
Courtney Walsh – Head Coach
Robert Samuels – Assistant Coach
Corey Collymore – Assistant Coach
Ryan Austin – Assistant Coach
Steve Liburd – Assistant Coach
Samantha Lynch – Assistant Coach
Neil Barry – Physiotherapist
Shayne Cooper – S&C Coach
Amanda Johnson – Mental Skills Coach
Gary Belle – Team Analyst
Sheena Gooding – Team Manager
Naasira Mohammed – Media & Content Officer