Keon Harding replaces Romario Shepherd in West Indies squad for Bangladesh tour | Cricket Information

ST. JOHN’S: Cricket West Indies (CWI) has named Keon Harding as the replacement for Romario…

ST. JOHN’S: Cricket West Indies (CWI) has named Keon Harding as the replacement for Romario Shepherd for the ODI series against Bangladesh.
Harding was among the the touring reserves for the West Indies Check tour of England very last summertime. All-rounder Shepherd returned a beneficial COVID-19 examination in his Guyana hometown and will therefore be unavailable for the Bangladesh tour.
In accordance with the set up Federal government stipulations, Shepherd will stay in Guyana exactly where he is going through a period of isolation that however will prolong beyond the staff vacation day.
“Pursuing proven health-related protocols, CWI started the initial of a collection of COVID-19 assessments, on all users of the Bangladesh touring social gathering on January 2,” the CWI said in a assertion.

“Adhering to receipt of the outcomes, CWI can confirm that all other customers of the touring party have returned negative effects,” it extra.
For the three-match ODI collection that commences from January 20, the West Indies crew will arrive in Bangladesh on Sunday.
Before this 7 days, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) appointed Jon Lewis as the team’s batting mentor for the property series against the West Indies and the tour of New Zealand.
The fifty-12 months-aged former county opening batsman has been in coaching considering the fact that 2007 and has new knowledge of functioning with England’s ODI side as its batting coach. He has also been in the identical job for Sri Lanka in 2018-2019.
“Lewis is anticipated to attain Dhaka ahead of the National Team’s preliminary ODI squad’s camp which begins on 10 January,” the BCB explained.
Meanwhile, the Bangladesh team will depart for New Zealand in the final week of February for a few ODIs and three T20Is.