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McCoy called up by Windies

7th March 2019, 13:55 by Simon Barlow

The West Indies have called up left-arm quick bowler Obed McCoy for the final two Twenty20 matches of the series against England.

The 22-year old fast bowler, who made his international debut against India in October last year, has been drafted into Jason Holder's party for the final two T20 games, to be played on 8 and 10 March in St. Kitts.

McCoy has four wickets from two ODIs but is as yet uncapped at T20 or Test level.

The pacer impressed in the Caribbean Premier League and the Global T20 League in Canada, and has picked up 10 wickets from 10 T20 matches so far at 26.80.

All-rounder Andre Russell has pulled out of the series because of an adverse reaction to a medical procedure done in Dubai before he flew to the Caribbean.

Windies squad for the second and third T20Is: Jason Holder (c), Fabian Allen, Devendra Bishoo, Carlos Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, John Campbell, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope (wk), Obed McCoy, Ashley Nurse, Nicholas Pooran, Oshane Thomas

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Simon Barlow has a wealth of journalism experience and in-depth knowledge in a number of sports. As well as his extensive football knowledge, Simon is also well versed on cricket, tennis, American Football and cycling amongst others.

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