| On Oct 20, 2021 1:34 PM IST

West Indies Player Ruled Out of ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Replacement Announced


The T20 World Cup 2021 has started with the 8 nations competing with each other for grabbing the top 4 spots and qualify for group stages. The Scotland team has already qualified, and will be exciting to see which other 3 teams make it to the next stage.

Let’s talk about West Indies team for the T20 World Cup 2021. They have a star studded line up of T20 stars in their ranks. The likes of Gayle, Lewis, Russell, Bravo, and Pollard will look to be impressive to take the team. But the bowling unit certainly lacks the experience, and only Ravi Rampual has been playing for past man years. Here is a majot annoucement regarding the team in T20 World Cup 2021.

Fabian Allen Ruled out: Akeal Hossein named as replacement

In a major blow to the West Indies team campaign in the T20 World Cup, Fabian Allen will not be available throughout the tournament due to ankle injury. In place of him, Akeal Hossein has been included in the main squad.

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Originally, Akeal Hossein was in the reserves list of the T20 World Cup team. Now, Gudakesh Motie, who was impressive for Guyana Amazon Warriors in the CPL 2021 has been named as Hossein’s replacement in the reserves list of West Indies team. The teams are required to bring their reserve players due the covid situation still being persistent in the world.

AFG vs WI Preview

The West Indies team will clash with the Afghanistan team in their last warmup match ahead of the T20 World Cup. They will look to forget the average performances of the last fixture against Pakistan. The players like Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, and Akeal Hossein are expected to feature in this match to aware them about the pitch behaviour and playing along with the team.

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In the bowling unit, Obed McCoy and Ravi Rampaul are expected to do well due to their fine form in the last few series. While the batters like Evin Lewis and Shimron Hetmyer will hold the key for them to end the warmup leg in a fine fashion.

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