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West Indies' Bravo returns for Bangladesh ODIs

AFP  |  Dhaka 

Middle-order batsman was recalled Wednesday after more than two years away from ODI as the named a 15-man squad for their three-match series against

Left-handed Bravo won the last of his 96 one-day international caps against in October 2016, but returns after featuring in the West Indies' recent Twenty20 series in

and were also brought back for the ODI series starting in on Sunday.

Recent debutants Fabian Allen, and retained their places after the ODI series against last month.

In the absence of injured Jason Holder, batsman was named as the visitors seek to make amends for their 2-1 home series defeat to in July.

"With two more ODI Series before the 2019 World Cup, the series allows us to narrow our search for our final 15-member squad," of selectors said in a statement.

"Darren's experience will add value to the batting, which in turn will place selection pressure for spots in the squad."

The second and third matches of the series will be held on December 11 and 14 in and

Bangladesh swept 2-0 in the recent Test series, with the second Test wrapping up Sunday inside three days as the Tigers recorded their first-ever victory by an innings margin.

The visitors made just 111 runs in their first innings -- the lowest Test score ever recorded against their hosts -- to become the first side Bangladesh has ever asked to follow-on.

Squad: (Capt), Marlon Samuels, Devendra Bishoo, Roston Chase, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shimron Hetmyer, Darren Bravo, Shai Hope, Carlos Brathwaite, Keemo Paul, Kieran Powell, Fabian Allen, Kemar Roach, Sunil Ambris,

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 19:35 IST