The West Indies named star avid gamers Chris Gayle and Andre Russell of their 2019 World Cup squad on Wednesday, although all-rounder Kieron Pollard was amongst these omitted.

Giant-hitting opening batsman Gayle returned to the Windies ODI set-up all through their 2-2 assortment draw in direction of England earlier this yr, scoring two tons of and two fifties in four innings.

Russell did not operate in direction of England and has been struggling with accidents, participating in a restricted operate with the ball inside the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

Nevertheless he has been in high-quality type with the bat, and may ship essential vitality hitting to the middle order for the two-time world champions in England and Wales.

Tempo bowler Shannon Gabriel, who carried out the most recent of his 18 ODIs in 2016, has moreover been recalled.

All-rounder Fabian Allen was hottest to spinners Devendra Bishoo and Sunil Narine.

Teams might make changes to their squads sooner than Might 23 – nevertheless can solely alter them after that inside the event of accidents, with any changes needing to be accepted by the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC).

West Indies will compete in direction of Ireland and Bangladesh in a triangular one-day assortment from Might 5-13, sooner than starting their World Cup advertising marketing campaign in direction of Pakistan at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Might 31.

Six avid gamers – Sunil Ambris, John Campbell, Jonathan Carter, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich and Raymon Reifer – are inside the tri-series squad nevertheless have not made the decrease for the World Cup.

West Indies squad for the 2019 World Cup:

Jason Holder (c), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cottrell, Shannon Gabriel, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope (wk), Evin Lewis, Ashley Nurse, Nicholas Pooran, Kemar Roach, Andre Russell, Oshane Thomas.