The West Indies team nicknamed the ‘Windier’ is a top of the cricket team of the world. The windier team is ranked 7th in Tests and ninth in both ODI’s and T20Is of the ICC cricket ranking.
The West Indies team has won two times ICC Cricket world cup in 1975 and 1979, besides, he won the ICC T20 World Cup twice in 2012 and 2016. They won the ICC Champions Trophy in 2004.
They have hosted the Cricket World Cup 2007 and the ICC World Cup T20 2010. During the Cricket World Cup 2019, the windies team played their 800th ODI match in June 2019.
West Indies National Cricket team History some information
Name West Indies National Cricket Team.
Association Name: Cricket West Indies
West Indies Cricket first Information
First test status: 23-26 June 1928 against England team
ICC first status: 1926
ICC region: Americas
Total test matches: 558
Win/loss: win 178 Loss: 202 and 177 draws and 1 tie.
Best result 8th place (2019–2021)
First ODI match: 5 September 1973 against the England team
Total ODI matches: 831
Win/Loss record: win-405, loss-386 (10 ties, 30 no results)
World Cup: 12 and first in 1975
Best Result: Champions (1975, 1979)
First T20 match: 18 February 2009 with the New Zealand team.
Total T20 matches: 144 win-62 and loss-70, 0 ties, and 3 no results.
T20 World Cup best result: Champions (2012, and 2016)
West Indies Cricket team captains and coach
West Indies national Cricket team present captain all of the types of the matches has given below.
Captain Test: Kraigg Brathwaite
T20 International: Kieron Pollard
One day Cricket Captain: Kieron Pollard
Old captain: Jason Holder
And also Captain: Darren Sammy
Present head Coach: Phil Simmons
West Indies National Cricket team players 2021
Now, let’s see details about West Indies National team players 2021, birth date, and their positions are given below.
|SL No||Players name||Position||Date of Birth|
|01||Chris Gayle||Opening batsman||21 September 1979|
|02||Carlos Brathwaite||All-rounder||18 July, 1988|
|03||Jason Holder||All-rounded||5 November 1991|
|04||Darren Bravo||Batsman||6 February 1989|
|05||Kieron Pollard||Batting, All-rounder (Captain of T20 and ODI cricket)||12 May 1987|
|06||Nicholas Pooran||Wicket-keeper||2 October 1995|
|07||Evin Lewis||Batsman||27 December 1991|
|08||Shai Hope||Wicket-keeper and batsman||10 November 1993|
|09||Shimron Hetmyer||Batsman||26 December 1996|
|10||Fabain Allen||All-rounder||07 May 1995|
|11||Sheldon Cottrell||Bowler||19 August, 1989|
|12||Jayden Seales||Bowler||10 September 2001|
|13||Kemar Roach||Bowler||30 June 1988|
|14||Sunil Ambris||Batsman||23 March 1993|
|15||Shannon Gabriel||Bowler||28 April 1988|
|16||Oshane Thomas||Bowler||18 February 1997|
|17||Kieran Powell||Batsman||06 March 1990|
|18||Nkrumah Bonner||Batsman||23 January 1989|
|19||Jermaine Blackwood||Batsman||20 November 1991|
|20||Ashley Nurse||All-Rounder||22 December 1988|
West Indies beat with Australia team and then host Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20 2012 to victory their first ICC world tournament since the World Cup 1979 and then bested England to victory the World Twenty20 2016, making them the first team to win twice the World Twenty20.
ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will be held on 17 October and the West Indies cricket team will play to join the super 12.