WC2019

Injured Andre Russell out of rest of a World Cup

West Indies allrounder Andre Russell has been sidelined from a residue of a World Cup with a knee injury. Top-order batsman Sunil Ambris, who strike a career-best 148 in a tri-series in Ireland final month, has been authorized by a ICC as Russell’s replacement.

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Russell has had a story of knee issues, and was seen limping heavily during his 2 for 4 opposite Pakistan in what was usually his second ODI given a 2015 World Cup. Although he returned for a diversion against Australia, his knees didn’t make it by his second spell. He bowled usually dual overs against England and afterwards 6 overs against Bangladesh. His wonky knees afterwards ruled him out of a diversion opposite New Zealand in Manchester, where Carlos Brathwaite transposed him and scarcely powered West Indies home with a overwhelming century.

Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo were among like-for-like replacements for Russell in West Indies’ reserves, though they have opted for a probable opener in Ambris, who was a second-highest scorer in a tri-series opposite Bangladesh and Ireland, with 278 runs in 4 innings during an normal of 92.66 and strike rate of 101.83.

Ambris could cover for Evin Lewis, who had harm his hamstring in a margin in a initial over of a compare opposite New Zealand and hence limped off a field. He returned to bat during No. 8 and bagged a three-ball duck.

West Indies have won only one of their 6 matches, definition they are doubtful to validate for a semi-finals. They subsequent face one of a contest favourites, India, during Old Trafford on Jun 27.

West Indies’ updated squad: Jason Holder (capt), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cottrell, Shannon Gabriel, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope (wk), Evin Lewis, Ashley Nurse, Nicholas Pooran, Kemar Roach, Sunil Ambris, Oshane Thomas

Article source: http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/story/1190653.html?CMP=OTC-RSS

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