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West Indies announce contracts, Jason Holder only one with the all-format deal
Cricket West Indies (CWI) on Wednesday confirmed the international retainer contracts for the West Indies Men's Team for 2021-2022. A total of 18 players have been offered contracts for the upcoming 2021-22 season which runs from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022. For the first time Nkrumah Bonner, Joshua Da Silva, Akeal Hosein, and Kyle Mayers have been awarded international retainer contracts, whilst newly appointed Test captain Kraigg Brathwaite and Darren Bravo receive international contracts for red ball and white ball cricket respectively.
"Contracts offered for the 2021-22 period sees 18 players being retained, a decrease of 4 from last year. Jason Holder is the only player to retain his all-format contract due to his strong Test and T20I performances during the evaluation period," West Indies Men's Team Lead Selector, Roger Harper said in an official statement.
"There are several new players offered red-ball contracts earned by their strong performances during the last period. Several players were not retained because they did not meet the minimum requirements," he added.