Hayden Walsh Jr, Aaron Jones in USA squad for WCL Division Three

Barbados leg kicker Hayden Walsh Jr and batter Aaron Jones have been summoned in a The eveventh-hour team as part of the US 14-man squad announced to compete in Division Three of the CMT in Oman next month. The arrival of the couple continues with the selection of carousel for EE. UU., That has struggled to find a consistent combination capable of winning matches against greater competition.

The batting order in particular has been a source of great concern with only two players – Steven Taylor and Monank Patel – exceeding 50 in the first five games of the US. UU in the CWI Super50 Cup in Barbados, in which the team has won one and lost four games. Despite previous statements from the team management about wanting to use the Super50 as a preparation tour and committing with those players to go to Oman, the president of the US team. UU., Ricardo Powell, said that his panel had reconsidered their views after the recent actions.

"For me, the coach and my fellow selectors, it was clear that our average order required strengthening and that is what we have done," Powell said. "Each inclusion has been on our radar in recent times and we felt it was the best decision for the team to win Division 3. Given the importance of this tournament, we decided to strengthen the middle order with the current first-class experience." [19659006] Walsh Jr, 26, qualifies to play in the US UU By virtue of being born in St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands. UU And, therefore, you have American citizenship. Jones, 23, was born in Barbados, but according to a USA Cricket press release he is also a US citizen. Both players are hired for the Barbados franchise after being drafted into the CWI draft in May of this year.

The former captain of the USA UU Taylor, who is hired in Jamaica but is in the US squad. UU For the Super50 Cup, he is also in the US squad. UU Oman, after being allowed to miss the start of the first class season for Jamaica.

Walsh Jr. has been a regular player in the Barbados lineup for the Super 50, while Jones was left out of the current squad of more than 50 Barbados. Jones, a mid-range hitter, has not played for Barbados since November 2017. In his career, he played a total of two first-class matches for Barbados and eight List A matches for colleges and schools combined with the best score of his career of the 52 that were not eliminated last year against Trinidad and Tobago for Barbados.

Kicker Usman Ashraf and hitters David Wakefield and Srinivas Salver were ejected from the squad to make room for Jones and Walsh Jr.

Ashraf had taken a hat-trick as part of a five-window tour of Belize last month in the Sub-Regional Classification of the Americas of the T20 World in North Carolina and was the second highest shutter carrier in the USA. UU in the event.

In the Super50, Ashraf had proven to be an expensive but powerful technique sometimes threatening, with a total of 4 for 57 in the last 9.1 in the two games he played, both against Barbados. Walsh Jr was less incisive, but also more economical in both games against the USA. UU In what ended up being a virtual bowl with Ashraf, ending with figures of 1 by 45 in 10 and 0 by 40 of eight on both occasions.

Wakefield and Salver had limited opportunities to show their skills on the Super50 and failed to impress the selectors. Wakefield, a 24-year member of Canterbury's first-class organization in New Zealand, scored 42 runs in three innings on the Super50 with a best-of-25 against Jamaica. Salver scored 11 runs against CCC before the ducks followed in their last two games against Jamaica and Barbados.

Mid-sized pedestrians Jessy Singh and Kyle Phillip are the other two players who have been eliminated from the US 16-man squad. UU Barbados to overcome the squad limit of 14 men for Division 3.

Ali Khan is the only other addition, having skipped the Super50 Cup to play in Kabul Zwanan in the Afghan Premier League in Sharjah. Khan has only played one match for Kabul, however, he fell after returning 0-0 for 53 on the opening night of the season.

The batter Sunny Sohal was named in the USA team. for Oman, despite a knee injury suffered during a training session in Barbados, which has kept him out of the entire Super50 Cup. Since then, Sohal has flown home and is being replaced on the Super50 team by Jones for the three remaining US games UU

It is expected that EE. UU Have a short camp at home before traveling to Oman in the first week of November. They will face Denmark, Kenya, Singapore, Uganda and hosts from November 7 to 21, and the two best teams will advance to the WCL. The Second Division is expected to be held in the spring of 2019.

source:- espncricinfo.com

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