West Indies Cricket Team Playing XI (ODI)

Uswa Toheed

West Indies Men’s International Cricket Team, Playing XI

The West Indies Men’s Cricket team, which is administered by the Cricket West Indies, represents the English-speaking countries and territories in the Caribbean region. The players of the team are selected from these fifteen nation-states and territories. This team remained one of the strongest teams in the world in One Day International and Test. The team also played many World Cups and won two ICC World Cups (1975 and 1979) trophies and two ICC T20 World Cup titles in 2012 and 2016. Shai Hope is the captain of the One Day International team. The 2007 Cricket World Cup and 2010 ICC World Twenty20 were hosted by the West Indies.

West Indies Cricket Team

Basic Information

Nick NameWindies
Founded1920
AssociationCricket West Indies (CWI)
Test CoachAndre Coley
One Day CoachDaren Sammy
World Cup Champion2-times (1975, 1979)

All Format Captain

One Day CaptainShai Hope
Test CaptainKraigg Brathwaite
T20I CaptainRovman Powell

ICC Ranking

One Day International10th
Test8th
Twenty20 International7th

Playing Squad

This team consists of fifteen players in which top-order batsmen perform for their team in every situation. Best Spinner who bowls outstanding overs as well as an all-rounder. 

Players NameRole
Shai HopeWicketkeeper Batsman
Rovman PowellMiddle-order Batsman
Brandon KingTop-order Batsman
Keacy CartyBatsman
Shimron HetmyerTop-order Batsman
Alick AthanazeBatting All-rounder
Dominic DrakesBowling All-rounder
Kyle MayersBatting All-rounder
Romario ShepherdBowling All-rounder
Yannic CariahBowler
Alzarri JosephBowler
Gudakesh MotieBowler
Jayden SealesBowler
Kevin SinclairBowler
Oshane ThomasBowler

Players Record

Shai Hope

Full NameShai Diego Hope
Age29
Birth DateNovember 10, 1993
Batting StyleRight-handed batsman
Playing RoleWicketkeeper Batter

Shai Hope, West Indies

Shai Hope, who is a captain of the One Day International team, is a cricketer from Barbados. He plays as a wicketkeeper-batsman for the team. He was also awarded as the best Men’s Cricketer of the year in Test and ODI at the annual Award of the West Indies. He joined the team in 2015 and made his first-ever Test debut on May 01, 2015, against England.

Hope played his first ODI match on November 29, 2016, against Sri Lanka. On December 29, 2017, he played his first T20I match against New Zealand for the team. Additionally, he scored a total of 15 centuries of which 13 are ODI and 2 are Test. His top score in ODI is 170 and in Test 147. In the same manner, he is a professional batsman who is known for his outstanding performance.

Teams

  • West Indies
  • Lahore Qalanders
  • Khulna Tigers
  • Barbados Royals
  • Barbados Under-19s
  • Guyana Amazon Warriors
  • Barbados

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
Tests3872172614725.01521996
ODIs118113494017050.40241540182
T20Is21193715520.61203613

Rovman Powell

Full NameRovman Powell
Age30
Birth DateJuly 23, 1993
Batting StyleRight-handed batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium-fast
Playing RoleMiddle-order batsman

Rovman Powell, West Indies

Rovman Powell is a player on the WI team. He is a Jamaican Cricketer and has played for the team since 2016. He is called by the name of Knight. He played in the middle order. He played his first T20I match on March 26, 2017, against Pakistan. On November 16, 2016, he played his first One Day International against Sri Lanka. Due to his performance as a great batsman, he was assigned to many leagues worldwide.

Rovman’s highest score in ODI is 101. He made 1 century and two fifties in the ODI. Such as his top score in T20I is 107. He is a consistent player in his performance for this team. He remained the captain of the team in the ODI when the team toured Bangladesh. In January 2022, he scored his first T20I century.

Teams

  • West Indies
  • Barbados Royals
  • Jamaica
  • Jamaica
  • Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Kandy Warriors
  • Leeward Islands
  • Peshawar Zalmi
  • Multan Sultans
  • West Indies A
  • St Kitts & Nevis Invitation XI
  • Jamaica Tallawahs
  • Delhi Capitals
  • Comilla Victorians
  • Combined Campuses and Colleges

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
ODIs514897910121.75216342
T20Is6353108210725.16416170

Bowling Record

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBLAvg4w5w
ODIs514828027531/791.6600
T20Is635311318252/3136.4000

Brandon King

Full NameBrandon Alexander King
Age28
Birth DateDecember 16, 1994
Batting StyleRight-handed batsman
Playing RoleTop-order batsman
Brandon King, West Indies

Brandon Alexander King is a player of the WI team and a Jamaican cricketer. He joined the team in 2019. He started to play as a middle-order batsman but now he plays as a top-order batsman. He played his first ODI match on November 11, 2019 against Afghanistan. On November 14, 2019, he made his first T20I debut against the Afghanistan team.

Brandon played his first-class match in 2014-2015 for Jamaica. His highest score in One Day International is 112 and in Twenty20 International is unbeaten 85. Moreover, he is known for his power-hitting capability. He is a great batsman of the team who plays with full consistency. As a powerful batsman, he strengthened the batting of the team.

Teams

  • West Indies
  • Comilla Victorians
  • Abu Dhabi Knight Riders
  • Jamaica
  •  Jamaica Tallawahs
  • West Indies A
  • West Indies Under-19s
  • Islamabad United
  • Guyana Amazon
  • St Kitts and Nevis Patriots

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
ODIs3434100111231.286211523
T20Is403897785*27.917010637

Keacy Carty

Full NameKeacy Uydess Carty
Age26
Birth DateMarch 19,1997
Batting StyleRight-handed batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium
Playing RoleBatsman

Keacy Carty, West Indies

Keacy Uydess Carty is a Sint Maarten player who has been playing for this team since 2022. He also plays for the Leeward Islands. He played his first ODI match on May 31, 2022, against the Netherlands. Further, he played 38 first-class matches and 38 List-A matches. He has played 11 ODI matches and his highest score is 43*. However, his first-class and List-A matches are 114 and 123* respectively. He has played Internationally in only one format.

Teams

  • West Indies
  • Leeward Islands
  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots
  • West Indies Under-19s
  • Trinbago Knight Riders
  • Anguilla

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
ODIs16143748734.0010246
T20s541278331.751095

Bowling Record

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBLAvg4w5w
ODIs1632528000
T20s5

Shimron Hetmyer

Full NameShimron Odilon Hetmyer
Age26
Birth DateDecember 26, 1996
Batting StyleLeft-handed batsman
Playing RoleTop-order batsman

Shimron Hetmyer, West Indies

Shimron Odilon Hetmyer started to play for this team in 2017. He plays as a top-order batsman and a Guyanese player. When the Windies won the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup, he captained the team. He was also chosen as a breakout star in men’s cricket as one of the five players. He has played in all three formats. Against Pakistan, he made his first Test debut in April 2017. Also played 47 ODI matches. His top score is 139. Additionally, his T20I highest score is 81* and his Test score is 93. He is a great batsman. Secondly, he makes his team stronger with his batting.

Teams

  • West Indies
  • Gulf Giants
  • Guyana
  • Guyana Amazon Warriors
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • Rajasthan Royals
  • Seattle Orcas
  • Multan Sultans
  • Delhi Capitals
  • Quetta Gladiators
  • West Indies A
  • West Indies Under-19s

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
Tests16308389327.93508527
ODIs5047147113933.434511352
T20Is554689981*21.40505946

Alick Athanaze

Full NameAlick Athanaze
Age24
Birth DateDecember 07, 1998
Batting StyleLeft-handed batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm offbreak
Playing RoleBatting All-rounder

Alick Athanaze, West Indies

Alick Athanaze is a Dominican cricketer who plays for the WI team. He joined the team in 2023 and made his first debut against India on July 12. He also played his List A matches for the Windies. In this respect, he played his first List A in the 2016-17 Regional Super50 on January 25, 2017. Additionally, his first ODI debut was on June 09, 2023, against the United Arab Emirates.

Alick showed his sensational performance in both Test and ODI. Moreover, his highest score in the ODI is 65, and in the Test is 65. His best bowling figure in Tests is 1/53. He was selected in the squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He is also named as the rising star of the squad by the International Cricket Council (ICC). He scored 418 runs. After that, he became the second batsman of this team to score two centuries in one tournament. He showed great understanding with the bat.

Teams

  • West Indies
  • Barbados Royals
  • West Indies B
  • West Indies Under-19s

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
Tests231124737.3300141
ODIs441256531.2510154
T20s881657623.571055

Bowling Record

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBLAvg4w5w
Tests221206511/5365.0000
ODIs4167000
T20s8

Dominic Drakes

Full NameDominic Conneil Drakes
Age25
Birth DateFebruary 06, 1998
Batting StyleLeft-handed batsman
Bowling StyleLeft-arm medium-fast
Playing RoleBowling All-rounder

Dominic Drakes, West Indies

Dominic Conneil Drake plays for the WI team. He belongs to Barbadian and represents Barbados in domestic cricket. He made his first International debut in December 2021. He also plays in the Caribbean Premier League for the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots. He played his first T20I match against Pakistan on December 13, 2021. On June 4, 2023, he played his first ODI against the United Arab Emirates. He also made his appearance in many leagues. In his 10 T20I matches, he took 5 wickets and his best bowling figure is 1/19. Because of his performance, he was added to the team and was a great choice as a bowler.

Teams

  • West Indies
  • Barbados Tridents
  • Gujarat Titans
  • Gulf Giants
  • Barbados
  • Multan Sultans
  • St Kitts and Nevis Patriots
  • Chennai Super Kings
  • Colombo Stars
  • Yorkshire

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
ODIs321185.500000
T20Is1051553.000030

Bowling Record

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBLAvg4w5w
ODIs331147322/2936.5000
T20Is101019229061/1948.3300

Kyle Mayers

Full NameKyle Rico Mayers
Age31
Birth DateSeptember 08, 1992
Batting StyleLeft-handed batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium
Playing RoleBatting All-rounder

Kyle Mayers, West Indies

Kyle Rico Mayers has been a part of this team since 2020. He is a Barbadian cricketer and also played for Barbados. He was named in the squad of the 2019-20 Regional Super50 tournament for Barbados. He made his first International debut for the team in 2020. He was also selected in the squad of Barbados Tridents for the Caribbean Premier League in July 2020. After scoring a century in his Test debut, he became the 14th batsman who scored a century. Secondly, he scored 210 runs, made double centuries, and became the 6th player in the Test. He also played in the Indian Premier League Lucknow Supergiants and made his debut on April 1, 2023. He scored 73 runs on 38 balls.

Kyle had played all three formats for the Windies team. He made his first ODI debut against Bangladesh on January 20, 2021. His highest score in ODI is 120 and in T20I. Moreover, he played his T20I match on November 29, 2020, against New Zealand. He is a dominating player who proved himself with his brilliant performance.

Teams

  • West Indies
  • St Lucia Zouks
  • Lucknow Supergiants
  • Barbados
  • Barbados Royals
  • West Indies Under-19s

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
Tests1832949210*32.722211716
ODIs282666012025.38227521
T20Is29285507320.37305733

Bowling Record

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBLAvg4w5w
Tests18281524622345/1818.2901
ODIs2823686632142/3045.1400
T20Is291084136000

Romario Shepherd

Full NameRomario Shepherd
Age28
Birth DateNovember 26, 1994
Batting StyleRight-handed batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast-medium
Playing RoleBowling All-rounder

Romario Shepherd, West Indies

Romario Shepherd is a player on the WI team from Guyanese. He plays for Guyana in domestic cricket. He is playing as a bowling all-rounder. He started playing for the Windies in 2019. He played in both formats ODI and T20I and showed his capability. On November 6, 2019, he played his first ODI debut against Afghanistan. While, he played his T20I match against Ireland on January 18, 2020.

Romario played 25 ODI and 31 T20I. He took 20 ODI wickets and his best bowling figure is 3/37. He made appearances in 31 matches and grabbed 31 wickets and his top bowling score is 4/31. He proved himself the best cricketer at the International level.

Teams

  • West Indies
  • Guyana
  • Guyana Amazon Warriors
  • Lucknow Supergiants
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • Joburg Super Kings
  • Colombo Stars
  • West Indies A
  • Guyana Under-19s
  • West Indies President’s XI

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
ODIs25192835016.6410277
T20Is311630144*37.62001025

Bowling Record

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBLAvg4w5w
ODIs2524954865203/3743.2500
T20Is3128532921314/3129.7010

Yannic Cariah

Full NameYannic Cariah
Age31
Birth DateJune 22, 1992
Batting StyleLeft-handed batsman
Bowling StyleLegbreak
Playing RoleBowler

Yannic Cariah, West Indies

Yannic Carih plays for the WI Team and is a Trinidad player. He represents Trinidad and Tobago in domestic cricket. He became part of the team in 2022 and played ODIs and T20s. On August 17, 2022, he made his first ODI debut against New Zealand. Moreover, he played his first T20I against Australia on October 5, 2022. As a bowler, he took 12 wickets in his 11 matches. But he grabbed only one wicket in his two T20Is. In Addition, he made many outstanding appearances in his First-class and List-A matches.

Teams

  • West Indies
  • Trinbago Knight Riders
  • St Kitts and Nevis Patriots
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • West Indies A
  • West Indies Under-19s

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
ODIs116885217.601051
T20Is2232*0000

Bowling Record

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBLAvg4w5w
ODIs1111459464122/2638.6600
T20Is22364311/1543.0000

Alzarri Joseph

Full NameAlzarri Shaheim Joseph
Age26
Birth DateNovember 20, 1996
Batting StyleRight-handed batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast
Playing RoleBowler

Alzarri Joseph, West Indies

Alzarri Joseph is a WI cricketer and an Antiguan player. He became a part of the team in 2016. He showed his bowling skills in all three formats. In domestic cricket, he plays for Leeward Islands and St Kitts & Nevis Patriots. He also contributed his skills to win the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. On August 9, 2016, he made his first debut against India. He played his first ODI match on October 2, 2016, against Pakistan. Moreover, his ODI best score is 49 and his highest bowling figure is 5/56. His great bowling talent made him top and also strengthened the bowling side of the team.

Teams

  • West indies
  • Fortune Barishal
  • Gujarat Titans
  • Joburg Super Kings
  • Mumbai Indians 
  • St Lucia Kings
  • Leeward Islands
  • St Kitts and Nevis Patriots
  • Joburg Super Kings

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
Tests30455548612.31205723
ODIs63373844917.45002718
T20Is1675314*26.500033

Bowling Record

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBLAvg4w5w
Tests305651323011855/8135.4201
ODIs6362325428801045/5627.6941
T20Is1616366493265/4018.9611

Gudakesh Motie

Full NameGudakesh Motie
Age28
Birth DateMarch 29, 1995
Batting StyleLeft-handed batsman
Bowling StyleSlow left-arm orthodox
Playing RoleBowler

Gudakesh Motie, West Indies

Gudakesh is a cricketer of the West Indies team. He is from Guyanese and represents Guyana in domestic cricket. He played in one T20I on December 16, 2021 against Pakistan. On June 16, 2022, he made his first debut in a Test against Bangladesh. He picked out 22 wickets in his 4 matches. Such as his top bowling in 7/37 which is a brilliant figure.

Gudakesh made his identity in cricket through his bowling. On July 10, 2022, he played his first ODI match against Bangladesh. He played just 4 ODI matches to date and took 8 wickets. Moreover, in the ODI, his highest bowling score is 4/23. In the 2015-16 Regional Four-Day Competition, he made his first-class debut against Windward Islands. He was also selected in the squad for the 2019-20 Regional Super50 tournament. In addition, he is an excellent bowler and with his bowling, he makes the team’s bowling stronger.

Teams

  • West Indies
  • Guyana
  • Guyana Amazon
  • Guyana Under-19s
  • West Indies Under-19s

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
Tests445223*26.000090
ODIs755439*18.000053
T20Is1

Bowling Record

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBLAvg4w5w
Tests48806417227/3718.9512
ODIs77380234144/2316.7110
T20Is112429000

Jayden Seales

Full NameJayden Nigel Tristen Seales
Age22
Birth DateSeptember 10, 2001
Batting StyleLeft-handed batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast-medium
Playing RoleBowler

Jayden Seales, West Indies

Jayden plays for the WI and is a Trinidadian player. In the Caribbean Premier League, he played for the Trinbago Knight Riders. In his first Twenty20 debut, he took only one wicket. In the 2020-21 Super50 Cup, he made his List A debut for Trinidad and Tobago. He was also listed in the 17-squad for the Test series against South Africa. In this test, he took four wickets and one wicket in his first over. In the first Test match, he took a wicket haul in August 2021 and became the youngest player to take five wickets.

Jayden was also selected in the squad for the ODI series against Ireland in December 2021. And also named in the squad for a series against the Netherlands. As a bowler, his best figure in ODI is 1/21 in his 10 matches. He took 37 wickets in his 19 innings. His Bowling is the strength of the team.

Teams

  • West Indies
  • Jaffna Kings
  • Trinbago Knight Riders
  • West Indies Under-19s

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
Tests101541135.850041
ODIs1051716*5.660000

Bowling Record

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBLAvg4w5w
Tests10191590897375/5524.2411
ODIs101043944561/2174.1600

Kevin Sinclair

Full NameKevin Sinclair
Age23
Birth DateNovember 23, 1999
Batting StyleRight-handed batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm offbreak
Playing RoleBowler

Kevin Sinclair, West Indies

Kevin Sinclair is one of the youngest players on the team. He joined the team in 2021. He is a Guyanese player who played as a bowler. He does not play in many matches, but in his few matches, he has shown his performance. He debuted his ODI against New Zealand on August 17, 2022, Moreover, he took 5 wickets in 3 ODI matches. On March 3, 2021, he played his first-ever T20I against Sri Lanka. He also played for the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Caribbean Premier League.

Sinclair was named in the squad of the West Indies Emerging Team in the tournament of the 2019-20 Regional Super50. In that tournament, he made his first-ever List A debut. In addition, his highest wicket-taking figure in ODI is 4/41, and in T20I is 2/23. He is a great bowler for the team.

Teams

  • West Indies
  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots
  • Guyana Amazon Warriors

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
ODIs73382519.000020
T20Is62333.000000

Bowling Record

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBLAvg4w5w
ODIs77381282114/2425.6320
T20Is6610815042/2337.5000

Oshane Thomas

Full NameOshane Romaine Thomas
Age26
Birth DateFebruary 18, 1997
Batting StyleLeft-handed batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast
Playing RoleBowler

Oshane Thomas, West Indies

Oshane Romaine Thomas is a cricketer for the WI team. He is a Jamaican player and played for Jamaica in domestic cricket. He started to play for the team in 2018. He also played his first ODI match against India on October 21, 2023. He played 20 ODI matches and took 20 wickets with an average of 32.07. He debuted against India in November 2018. He also made appearances in a total of 20 matches and took 21 wickets. Moreover, his top bowling in ODI is 5/21 and 5/28.

Oshane was selected in the 2019 Cricket World Cup squad. Additionally, he won Player of the match against Pakistan in the opening match. Further, he took a five-wicket haul in a T20I match against Sri Lanka in 2020. He was also listed for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. In addition, his bowling and performance in different matches proved him suitable for the team.

Teams

  • West Indies
  • Jamaica
  • Rajputs
  • Rajasthan Royals
  • Kandy Falcons
  • St Kitts & Nevis Patriots
  • Comilla Victorians
  • Barbados Royals
  • West Indies
  • Jamaica Under-19s
  • Jamaica Tallawahs
  • West Indies A
  • West Indies President’s XI

Batting Record

FormatMatInnsRunsHSAvg50s100s4s6s
ODIs2010136*2.600010
T20Is20798*2.250020

Bowling Record

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBLAvg4w5w
ODIs2019771866275/2132.0711
T20Is2019384602215/2828.6601

Who is in the West Indies ODI squad 2023?

There are fifteen plates in the WI squad. Shai Hope (C), Rovman Powell (VC), Alick Athanaze, Yannic Cariah, Keacy Carty, Dominic Drakes, Shimron Hetmyer, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Gudakesh Motie, Jayden Seales, Romario Shepherd, Kevin Sinclair, and Oshane Thomas.

Who is the captain of the West Indies?

Shai Hope led the team Internationally as a captain.

How many titles have the West Indies won?

The team has won World Cups (1975, 1979).

How many countries represent the West Indies?

The West Indies team represents fifteen Caribbean countries and territories. These countries are mainly English-speaking.

What is the short form of West Indies cricket?

The Cricket West Indies was abbreviated by CWI. It was affiliated with the International Cricket Council (ICC) on May 31, 1926.

Is cricket famous in the West Indies?

Cricket is the most popular game in the West Indies even after and before independence. It was founded in 1920 (103 years ago).

Uswa, a cricket admirer, provides keen and perceptive information. In the same way, she writes after proper and deep research and gives clear details.

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