No Place for Kieron Pollard in West Indies World Cup Squad

Vastavam web: Andre Russell and Chris Gayle were included in the provisional West Indies World Cup squad announced on Wednesday. However, there was no place for in-form all-rounder Kieron Pollard. Jason Holder was named the captain of the team which also included the likes of Nicholas Pooran, Shannon Gabriel, Kemar Roach among others.

The 15-member squad includes nine players that will be making their first appearance in the global showpiece, including emerging batting star Shimron Hetmyer, the captain of the West Indies Under-19 side that won its first ever U-19 World Cup three years ago in Bangladesh.