23 year Old Captain Jason Holder is the youngest of the West Indies squad for 2015 World Cup, while 35 year old Gayle is the oldest in the squad that has six players in 30+ age group. Despite leaving two time World Cup experienced Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard due to internal conflict, West Indies is able to send one of the top three most experienced team where more than 50% players have experience in playing previous edition. Four players from current squad played in the last edition while 6 of them played in 2007. Gayle is the most experienced player appearing in his 4th edition. Samuels also started in 2003 and will play his third edition having been dropped from 2011 squad.
Players from Current Squad Who Participated in Previous World Cups
In 2003, Ryan Hinds replaced Samuels, who was reinstated after 10 days.
2003: Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels
2007: Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels, Denesh Ramdin, Jerome Taylor, Dwayne Smith, Lendl Simmons
2011: Chris Gayle, Darren Sammy, Kemar Roach, Andre Russell, Nikita Miller
Team for 2015 World Cup
Captain: Jason Holder
Wicketkeeper: Denesh Ramdin
Players: Marlon Samuels, Sulieman Benn, Darren Bravo, Jonathan Carter, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Nikita Miller, Kemar Roach, Andre Russell, Darren Sammy, Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Smith, Jerome Taylor
Sunil Narine was replaced by Nikita Miller.