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Shannon Gabriel Proves His Fitness, Added To The West Indies Test Squad For Upcoming England Series

July 3, 2020

Written By,

Ankit Seth

West Indies quick bowler Shannon Gabriel has been adding to the Test crew for the up and coming England arrangement. After he has effectively demonstrated his wellness in the two between crew matches at Old Trafford. Gabriel, who was recuperating from a lower leg medical procedure, was until now part of the stores gathering.

Gabriel, after a helpless two-Test arrangement against India in September 2019. Followed by a similarly grim County trip with Gloucestershire, went under the blade inferable from a disturbing right lower leg. He returns presently, having finished a long recovery and has demonstrated his match wellness.

“I delight to say that we are adding Shannon to the Test squad. He has shown that his fitness and readiness, he will add experience, firepower and potency to the bowling unit.” Roger Harper, Cricket West Indies lead selector said.

In the intra-crew practice matches, Gabriel bowled in three innings and picked eight wickets for 122 runs.

West Indies commander Jason Holder attempted to increase sometime in the center. By elevating himself to open the batting for the side he was driving against a Kraigg Brathwaite XI.

In any case, the all-rounder could just oversee two off 15 conveyances. With Holder scoring only seven runs in the warm-up games.

Gabriel bowled well in the practice game

There was better news for Gabriel, who took four for 42 as Brathwaite’s XI bowled out for 178 out of a drawn experience in the wake of continuing on 112 for seven.

Simmons had been self-separating in his room at the group’s nearby inn at Old Trafford. Subsequent to leaving the air pocket to go to his dad in-law’s burial service.

He observed a large portion of a downpour interfered with the four-day game from his overhang. Also, he directed the warm-ups on Thursday after his third negative test for COVID-19. 

West Indies will head out from Manchester to Southampton on Friday (July 3). And the first #raisethebat Test will be played at Ageas Bowl beginning Wednesday (July 8).

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Written By,

Ankit Seth