Five newcomers in WI World Cup squad

Teenager Pollard is among the newcomers named in the 30-man provisional squad.

india Updated: Jan 19, 2007 21:15 IST

Teenager Keiron Pollard was among five newcomers named to the West Indies 30-man squad for the cricket World Cup.

The 19-year-old Pollard has played only twice for Trinidad and Tobago, including making 126 in his debut Carib Beer four-day match against Barbados a week ago, and then 43 not out on Tuesday in the KFC Cup one-day tournament.

Beside Pollard, the other four yet to compete at senior international level were wicketkeeper Patrick Browne, opening batsman Travis Dowlin, fast bowler Gavin Tonge, and all-rounder Reyad Emrit.

The final 15-man team for the World Cup will be announced on February 13.

West Indies: Brian Lara, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Chris Gayle, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Dwayne Smith, Omari Banks, Carlton Baugh, Ian Bradshaw, Dwayne Bravo, Patrick Browne, Corey Collymore, Narsingh Deonarine, Travis Dowlin, Fidel Edwards, Reyad Emrit, Ryan Hinds, Wavell Hinds, Sylvester Joseph, Rawl Lewis, Dave Mohammed, Runako Morton, Daren Powell, Keiron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin, Darren Sammy, Marlon Samuels, Lendl Simmons, Devon Smith, Jerome Taylor, Gavin Tonge.

First Published: Jan 13, 2007 11:42 IST