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Alick Athanaze Named In 15-Member Test Squad To Face South Africa

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Cricket West Indies (CWI) Men’s Selection Panel named, Dominican Alick Athanaze in the 15-member squad for the upcoming two-Test Series against South Africa.

Athanaze replaces batter Nkrumah Bonner who is part of the squad for the just-concluded series in Zimbabwe.

Dominica’s Minister with responsibility for Sports Oscar George congratulates Athanaze on this reward and considers this as a grand opportunity for the cricket fraternity in Dominica.

Minister with responsibility for Sports Oscar George

The upcoming Series is the final Test fixture for both teams in the ICC World Test Championship. West Indies are currently in sixth place and have the opportunity, with a Series win to move above South Africa, currently in fourth place, in the final table.

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West Indies are due to arrive in South Africa on 17 February. They will face South Africa in two Test matches at SuperSport Park in Centurion (28 February to 4 March) and the Wanderers in Johannesburg (8 to 12 March). Following the Tests, West Indies will then play a white ball series. The squads for these will be named at a later date.