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West Indies ax Name Sammy, Brathwaite new T20 captain


Antilles cut twice winner Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy world and versatile companion Carlos Brathwaite put in charge of two matches against India this month in Florida.

Sammy, the West Indies for his second world title Twenty20 led earlier this year to fight in spite of the form could not find a place in the team of 13 members of the party in Central Broward Regional Park, Fort Lauderdale, 27 and 28 August ,

“With regard to the failure of the team Sammy, President (selectors) named specifically, the team selected entirely on the actions of the players,” Cricket Board West Indies said in a statement.

Chairman of selectors Courtney Browne thanked Sammy, 32, for his contribution and hope Brathwaite, at the end of April 3, again four of six consecutive Ben Stokes gave destination Twenty20 in Calcutta, would be an inspirational captain.

“Brathwaite is one of the most talented players in the T20 format of the game and his modest approach and in the game, such as young and future players can inspire,” he added.


Andre Fletcher, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Evin Lewis, Jason Holder, Johnson Charles, Kieron Pollard, Lendl Simmons, Marlon Samuels, Samuel Badree, Sunil Narine.