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Nurse to replace Shillingford in Windies A tour of India
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Nurse to replace Shillingford in Windies A tour of India

Sep 8 2013, 3:52am CDT | by IANS

St. John's (Antigua), Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has called up Barbadian Ashley Nurse to the West Indies A team for the upcoming tour of India.

St. John's (Antigua), Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has called up Barbadian Ashley Nurse to the West Indies A team for the upcoming tour of India. Nurse will replace fellow...

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Nurse to replace Shillingford in Windies A tour of India

Sep 8 2013, 3:52am CDT | by IANS

St. John's (Antigua), Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has called up Barbadian Ashley Nurse to the West Indies A team for the upcoming tour of India.

St. John's (Antigua), Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has called up Barbadian Ashley Nurse to the West Indies A team for the upcoming tour of India.

Nurse will replace fellow off-spinner Shane Shillingford of Dominica on the tour which will include three one-day matches, one Twenty20 and three unoffocial Tests.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has also made some changes to the dates and venues for the tour, according to the WICB.

The three ODIs as well as the single T20 will all be contested at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru and will all be played a day earlier than previously scheduled.

The three Tests will now be contested at Gangotri Glades in Mysore, the JNNCE Ground in Shimoga and the KSCA Ground in Hubli, with the first two starting a day earlier.The WICB also announced the team management unit for the trip which includes head coach Junior Bennett, assistant coach and former West Indies opener Stuart Williams, and former Windward Islands batsman Lockhart Sebastien as the manager. All three were part of the TMU for the A-team home series against Sri Lanka-A in June.

The other members are David Bernard Sr (fitness and conditioning coordinator), Beverly Nelson (physiotherapist), and Dexter Augustus (video analyst).

The revised squad: Kirk Edwards (captain), Kieran Powell (vice-captain), Kraigg Brathwaite, Jonathan Carter, Sheldon Cottrell, Miguel Cummins, Narsingh Deonarine, Assad Fudadin, Jahmar Hamilton, Delorn Johnson, Leon Johnson, Nikita Miller, Ashley Nurse, Veerasammy Permaul, Chadwick Walton.

Revised match schedule:

September

Sun 15; 1st One-day match - Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Tue 17; 2nd One-day match - Chinnaswamy Stadium

Thu 19; 3rd One-day match - Chinnaswamy Stadium

Sat 21; Twenty20 match - Chinnaswamy Stadium

Wed 25-Sat 28; 1st Test - Gangotri Glades, Mysore

October

Wed 2-Sat 5; 2nd Test - JNNCE Ground, Shimoga

Wed 9-Sat 12; 3rd Test - KSCA Ground, Hubli

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