The necessity for a transparent head, damage and security considerations behind declined Windies invitations
Solar, Oct 18, ’20
Damage, considerations over security and a necessity for a transparent head are the explanations behind Evin Lewis, Lendl Simmons and Andre Russell’s selections to not settle for invites to hitch the West Indies’ tour of New Zealand beginning subsequent month.
The West Indies on Friday named a 14-man squad that’s anticipated to play three T20 Internationals in New Zealand later this yr that included Andre Fletcher who was making a return to the squad after a two-year absence in addition to Shimron Hetmyer and Darren Bravo. Nonetheless, it was noticeable that Russell, Lewis and Simmons had been absent.
Chief selector Roger Harper defined throughout a press convention Friday morning that the three batsmen gave completely different the reason why they opted out.
“Lendl Simmons and Andre Russell are two very skilled T20 gamers who carried out very effectively on the final tour of Sri Lanka and their absence will certainly be famous,” Harper stated in a launch from CWI.
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