Friday 2 March 2012 

West Indies Begin Preparation For Australia Series

West Indies Begin Preparation For Australia Series
West Indies Begin Preparation For Australia Series
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The West Indies have 30 players under consideration for the upcoming limited overs matches against Australia, which begin later this month.

17 centrally-contracted players are joined by 13 others for fitness training and a prepatory camp in Barbados under the management of head coach Ottis Gibson.

Contracted fast bowler Ravi Rampaul is absent from the group due to illness.

The West Indies play Australia in a series of five One-Day Internationals between 16th and 25th March before two Twenty20 Internationals on 27th and 30th March.

A three-Test series begins in April.

Contracted players attending prepatory camp: Adrian Barath, Carlton Baugh, Devendra Bishoo, Kraigg Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Fidel Edwards, Kirk Edwards, Shannon Gabriel, Nelon Pascal, Kieran Powell, Kemar Roach, Andre Russell, Darren Sammy, Marlon Samuels, Shane Shillingford, Devon Thomas.

Additional players in attendance: Samuel Badree, Tino Best, Nkrumah Bonner, Dwayne Bravo, Johnson Charles, Shane Dowrich, Danza Hyatt, Garey Mathurin, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin, Krishmar Santokie, Dwayne Smith

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