Roach will lead the West Indies pace attack, which also has Alzarri Joseph, Jayden Seales, Raymon Reifer and newcomer Anderson Phillip. He was part of West Indies’ last Test series against England in March at home, which the hosts won 1-0. He finished the series as his side’s joint-highest wicket-taker along with Seales, taking 11 wickets in three matches. In Tests overall, he has picked 242 wickets from 71 Test matches, averaging 27.18. He represented Surrey at the County Championship, where he picked a total of four wickets across two matches before suffering the injury.