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India's tour of West Indies: Hosts pick uncapped fast bowler Alzarri Joseph for second Test

Alzarri was one of the stars in West Indies Under-19 World Cup triumph.

India's tour of West Indies: Hosts pick uncapped fast bowler Alzarri Joseph for second Test

New Delhi: West Indies have picked uncapped fast bowler Alzarri Joseph for the second Test match against visiting India.

The 19-year-old is the only change in the West Indies squad, which now contains 14 players. The West Indies Cricket Board announced the squad for Jamaica Test on Thursday.

Alzarri was one of the stars in West Indies Under-19 World Cup triumph. He was the joint third-highest wicket taker in the tournament.

He has played eight First-class matches, taking 24 wickets. His inclusion in the squad will give Jason Holder an extra pace bowling option.

India won the first Test by innings and 92 runs at North Sound. The second Test starts Saturday.

West Indies squad:

Jason Holder (capt), Kraigg Brathwaite, Rajendra Chandrika, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Jermaine Blackwood, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich (wk), Carlos Brathwaite, Devendra Bishoo, Shannon Gabriel, Leon Johnson, Miguel Cummins, Alzarri Joseph

 

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