Pooran, Chase named WI Vice-captains for NZ tour

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    Nicholas Pooran (File photo credit: Getty Images)

    Nicholas Pooran will be vice-captain for the three T20 Internationals while Roston Chase has been named vice-captain for the two World Test Championship matches in New Zealand.

    Chase is new to the role while Pooran continues after being first named vice-captain for this format in the series against Afghanistan in 2019.

    Chase welcomed the appointment, saying his focus will be offer support to the captain, coach and other players as they try to plan strategy and put more wins on the board.

    Pooran meanwhile is hoping to build on recent successes, and is optimistic about the team’s prospects against New Zealand.

    Kieron Pollard remains as Captain of the T20 squad, while Jason Holder skippers the Test Squad for the series.

    T20I Squad: Kieron Pollard (captain), Nicholas Pooran (vice-captain), Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Andre Fletcher, Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Rovman Powell, Keemo Paul, Romario Shepherd, Oshane Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jr, Kesrick Williams

    Test Squad: Jason Holder (captain), Roston Chase (vice-captain), Jermaine Blackwood, Kraigg Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, John Campbell, Rahkeem Cornwall, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Shimron Hetmyer, Chemar Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Keemo Paul, Kemar Roach

    Test Reserves: Nkrumah Bonner, Joshua DaSilva, Preston McSween, Shayne Moseley, Raymon Reifer, Jayden Seales

     

    Match Schedule:

    • November 27: 1st T20I at Eden Park, Auckland
    • November 29: 2nd T20I at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
    • November 30: 3rd T20I at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
    • December 3-7: 1st Test at Seddon Park, Hamilton
    • December 11-15: 2nd Test at Basin Reserve, Wellington