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Immediate bowler Alzarri Joseph has been picked in West Indies’ thirteen-man squad for the 2d Test towards Bangladesh starting Thursday, returning after a prolonged lay-off. Kemar Roach, who picked a hamstring strain within the first innings of the first Test which the hosts obtained by an innings and 219 runs, has been ordered to relaxation.

Joseph, who closing played a Test in August 2017, lately returned to motion after more than six months on the sidelines thanks to a stress fracture he sustained in Contemporary Zealand closing December. As soon as he recovered, Joseph used to be picked in a 12-man President’s XI squad to settle on Bangladesh in a two-day game. He used to be the most spectacular bowler for his crew, finishing with 4 for fifty three from 15 overs, taking the first four wickets of the Bangladesh innings – of Liton Das, Mominul Haque, Nazmul Hossain Shanto and Shakib Al Hasan.

Joseph made his Test debut towards India in 2016 and has played six Assessments since then, picking up 15 wickets at an common of 38.86. He has also played 14 ODIs for 23 wickets, nonetheless has no longer made his T20I debut but.

The 2d and closing Test of the series might be played at Sabina Park before the two groups play three ODIs and as many T20Is.

Squad: Jason Holder (capt), Devendra Bishoo, Kraigg Brathwaite, Roston Stride, Miguel Cummins, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Shimron Hetmyer, Alzarri Joseph, Shai Hope, Keemo Paul, Kieran Powell, Devon Smith.

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