Thursday 5 December, 2019

Paul replaces Hetmyer for Sri Lanka series

Keemo Paul will replace Shimron Hetmyer in the West Indies squad for the remainder of the Test Series against Sri Lanka.

Hetmyer will return home to Guyana to recover from a recent illness. While there, he will continue his preparations to return for the two-day practice match against Bangladesh in Antigua.

West Indies Head Coach Stuart Law said, “ Hetty is a big part of our future and now we want him to recover fully from his illness, so he can be at his best for the warm-up match versus Bangladesh.”

The third Test against Sri Lanka, starts on Saturday, and will be held at Kensington Oval in Barbados and is a day/night affair. It will be the first day/night Test to be played in the Caribbean.

West Indies lead the series 1-0.

West Indies won the first Test by 226-run victory in Trinidad, while the second Test ended in a draw in St Lucia.

3rd Test – Sat, Jun 23 to Wed, Jun 27 – Kensington Oval, Barbados (d/n) – 3pm


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