T20 World Cup 2022: Shimron Hetmyer dropped from West Indies squad. Check details

Updated on: Oct 4, 2022 9:35 am IST

  • T20 World Cup 2022: Shimron Hetmyer dropped from West Indies squad. Check details

    West Indies are in deep trouble at the moment with one of their best T20 batsmen in Shimron Hetmyer being ruled out of the world cup. The news broke out yesterday when West Indies board gave a statement that Shimron Hetmyer has been replaced by Shamarh Brooks in the world cup squad who will also be in the 2 match T20I series against Australia.

    T20 world cup: Shimron Hetmyer misses the flight to Australia

    It has been reported that Shimron Hetmyer has asked to reschedule the flight for him due to family reasons. As per his wish, West Indies board had rescheduled but due to the circumstances, the southpaw had to miss that flight as well and this meant that West Indies couldn’t do any more favors for him as there is some availability issues with respect to flight. Here’s what the WICB director Jimmy Adams had to say about this fiasco

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    It was made clear to him that if there were any further delays…We’d have no choice but to replace him in the squad, as we are not prepared to compromise the team’s ability to prepare for this global event

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    It is going to be a huge loss for West Indies because he is a natural hitter of the cricket ball and his pace game has been up there with the best. He had a great IPL season last time around and aced the most difficult role for Rajasthan Royals. He would have been a lethal combination in the middle order alongside Rovman Powell.

    Can West Indies shock world cricket?

    West Indies don’t have any chance to win the world cup. It is as simple as that. They have a terrible team on paper, and ability wise, with no Shimron Hetmyer, they look even weaker now than ever. It will be a huge miracle if West Indies can qualify to the main event after winning the group A matches, and then make the semi final from there. The odds are stacked up against them at the moment.

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