India in West Indies: Miguel Cummins Replaces Retired Jerome Taylor For First Test

Updated: 13 July 2016 14:14 IST

Miguel Cummins was a part of the West Indies Test squad for the series against Australia earlier this year

India in West Indies: Miguel Cummins Replaces Retired Jerome Taylor For First Test
Jerome Taylor (L) played his last Test on West Indies' tour of Australia earlier this year. © AP

St John's:

Uncapped fast bowler Miguel Cummins, on Wednesday, replaced Jerome Taylor in the upcoming Test series against India, the West Indies Cricket Board has (WICB) announced.

The replacement came as Taylor announced his retirement from the longer format a couple of days back.

Miguel Cummins was a part of the West Indies Test squad for the series against Australia earlier this year. Though he did not play any match in the series.

Taylor, who will continue to play in the shorter formats, had made his international debut against Sri Lanka in 2003 and played his last Test series against Australia in January this year. He took 130 wickets in his 46 Test-matches career.

West Indies squad for first Test:

Jason Holder (capt), Kraigg Brathwaite (vc), Devendra Bishoo, Jermaine Blackwood, Carlos Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Rajendra Chandrika, Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Leon Johnson and Marlon Samuels.

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Highlights
  • Taylor retired from Tests a couple of days back
  • Taylor picked up 130 wickets in 46 Tests
  • Cummins is yet to make his Test debut
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