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West Indies drop Hetmyer from World Cup squad after batsman misses flight

The 25-year-old batsman was changed by Shamarh Brooks by the Cricket West Indies option panel

West Indies went down Shimron Hetmyer from the upcoming T20 Globe Mug in Australia after the batter missed out on a rescheduled trip, Cricket West Indies revealed on Monday.

The 25-year-old from Guyana was changed on the lineup by Shamarh Brooks in a choice by the Cricket West Indies option panel after Hetmyer missed his trip to Australia, which had actually been relocated because of household factors.

After a seat was discovered on a Monday trip to New york city, Hetmyer informed CWI on Monday early morning that he would certainly be not able to reach the Guyana flight terminal in time to make his trip to New york city.

” This mid-day we educated the CWI board of supervisors that the option panel had actually with one voice chosen to change Shimron Hetmyer with Shamarh Brooks in our T20 Globe Mug team,” CWI supervisor of cricket Jimmy Adams stated.

” Whilst we altered Shimron’s trip from Saturday to Monday because of household factors, it was explained to him that if there were any type of additional hold-ups and also problems with his traveling to Australia after that we would certainly have no option however to change him in the team, as we are not prepared to endanger the group’s capacity to plan for this exceptionally crucial worldwide occasion.”

Brooks will fly out later on today and also miss out on T20 International matches versus Australia on Wednesday at Gold Coastline and also Friday at Brisbane, rather signing up with the team at Melbourne.

” Shamarh has actually belonged of our current T20 International teams and also provided solid efficiencies in the last phases of the lately ended CPL (Caribbean Premier Organization),” Adams stated.

The West Indies remains in Team B of the T20 Globe Mug together with Scotland, Ireland and also Zimbabwe with the leading 2 from the team phase progressing to the Super 12s.

West Indies open October 17 versus Scotland.

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