Afy Fletcher - File Photo

Afy Fletcher – File Photo

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, October 4, 2016 – Grenadian Afy Fletcher retains her place on the West Indies Women’s team for an upcoming series against England Women starting this month.

The Selection Panel of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Monday announced a 13-member team for the first three One-Day International matches against England Women.

The series between West Indies Women and England Women comprise of five ODIs and scheduled to be contested between October 8 and 19 at the Trelawny Multiplex and Sabina Park in Jamaica.

The last three of the ODIs will count towards the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s Championship, a multi-year, bilateral competition between the top eight international women’s sides, which will lead to automatic qualification for the top four teams to next year’s ICC Women’s World Cup to be hosted by the England & Wales Cricket Board.

The Windies Women are currently second in the standings on 20 points – 10 behind current ODI World champions Australia Women – and one ahead of England Women.

They are due to complete their schedule of ICC Women’s Championship matches in November on the road against India Women.

SQUAD

Stafanie Taylor (Captain)

Anisa Mohammed (Vice-Captain)

Merissa Aguilleira

Shemaine Campbelle

Shamilia Connell

Britney Cooper

Deandra Dottin

Afy Fletcher

Erva Giddings

Stacy-Ann King

Hayley Matthews

Shaquana Quintyne

Tremayne Smartt

Team Management Unit

Vasbert Drakes (Head Coach)

Ann Browne-John (Team Operations Manager)

Ezra Moseley (Assistant Coach)

Oba Gulston (Physiotherapist)

Hector Martinez Charles (Fitness Coordinator)

Trent Sargeant (Data Analyst)

SCHEDULE OF MATCHES

(Start times in brackets; all times are local)

October

Sat 8            First One-day International – Trelawny Multiplex, Jamaica (9:30 a.m.)

Mon 10        Second One-day International – Trelawny Multiplex (9:30 a.m.)

Fri 14             *Third One-day International – Sabina Park, Jamaica (9:30 a.m.)

Sat 15             Reserve Day

Sun 16            *Fourth One-day International – Sabina Park (9:30 a.m.)

Mon 17          Reserve Day

Wed 19          *Fifth One-day International – Sabina Park (9:30 a.m.)

Thu 20            Reserve Day

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