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Shamarh Brooks and Shimron Hetmyer
West Indies removed Hetmyer from the team, included Shamrah Brooks in the squad, West Indies will play against the first round in the World Cup
T20 World Cup: Everything is not going well in West Indies cricket and the example of this has been seen once again. Taking a big step, the West Indies Cricket Board has dropped star cricketer and explosive batsman Shimron Hetmyer from the squad of the T20 World Cup. Shamrah Brooks has been included in the team in place of Hetmyer. Cricket West Indies (CWI) informed the ICC that Brooks will be part of the West Indies squad in place of Hetmyer for the upcoming T20 World Cup to be held in Australia.
According to the West Indies Cricket Board, Hetmyer was to fly to Australia but he did not catch the flight on time and after that it was decided to throw him out. According to the board, Hetmyer was earlier supposed to fly with the rest of the players on October 1, but he refused to take off due to personal reasons, after which a new flight was arranged for him again. But he did not reach the airport even at the scheduled time on 3rd.
Hetmyer had already been warned
According to the board, Hetmyer was told on October 1 that he would be dropped from the World Cup squad if he did not fly even on the 3rd.
It is worth noting that the West Indies team will play a two-match T20 series against Australia at their home from October 5 before the World Cup. After this the team will take part in the first round of the World Cup. West Indies need to win the group matches of the first round to qualify for the Super 12 stage.
West Indies Squad:
Nicholas Pooran (Captain), Rovman Powell (Vice-Captain), Shamrah Brooks, Yannick Caria, Johnson Charles, Sheldon Cottrell, Jason Holder, Akil Hossein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon Kings, Evin Lewis, Kyle Meyers, Obed McCoy, Ramon Reifer, Odeon Smith
Round 1 matches will be held before Super 12
Let us tell you that before the Super 12 stage in the T20 World Cup, round 1 matches will be played between eight teams. These eight teams will face each other in two groups. The top two teams from both the groups will qualify for the Super 12 matches. Here the teams of Namibia, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates and Netherlands will play in Group A, while Ireland, Scotland, West Indies and Zimbabwe will play in Group B.
Group A: Namibia, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates and Netherlands
Group B: Ireland, Scotland, West Indies and Zimbabwe
Super 12 Stage:
group 1: Afghanistan, Australia, England, New Zealand, Group A winners and Group B runners-up
group 2: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Group A runners-up and Group B winners
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