Johnson Charles Replaces Darren Bravo in West Indies Squad for ICC World Twenty20

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Johnson Charles has played 23 Twenty20 Internationals and his last match was against Sri Lanka in Colombo in November 2015.


Johnson Charles was picked by the West Indies for its World Twenty20 squad on Saturday as the replacement for Darren Bravo, who withdrew to focus on test cricket. (Darren Bravo Pulls Out of West Indies Squad)

Charles, a top-order batsman who can also keep wicket, was a member of the team which won the World T20 in 2012 in Sri Lanka. He has played in 23 T20s. (Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard Pull Out)

He completed the squad, after three of the original 15 selected pulled out. Allrounder Carlos Brathwaite replaced an injured Kieron Pollard, and offspinner Ashley Nurse replaced Sunil Narine, who was still to correct his technique.

The West Indies, leaving for India in two weeks, is in Group 1 of the Super 10 stage with England, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and a qualifier yet to be determined.

West Indies: Darren Sammy (captain), Samuel Badree, Sulieman Benn, Carlos Brathwaite, Dwayne Bravo, Johnson Charles, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, Ashley Nurse, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels, Lendl Simmons, Jerome Taylor

Source: NDTV

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