KARACHI: West Indies captain Caron Pollard has also been ruled out of the tour of Pakistan after a hamstring injury prevented him from boarding the plane.
West Indies white ball captain Caron Pollard has been ruled out of the tour of Pakistan due to an injury he suffered from a hamstring injury during the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates last month.
In his absence, Nicholas Puran will lead the team in the T20 series against Pakistan, while Shy Hope will lead the team in the ODI series. He will be replaced by veteran Devon Thomas in the ODI squad. Pollard has been replaced by Roman Powell in the T20 squad.
Pollard will now spend a period of rehabilitation in Trinidad, after which his fitness for the series against Ireland and England will be checked and then his availability for selection will be decided.
West Indies will travel to Pakistan for 3 T20s and as many ODIs. The matches will be played at the National Stadium in Karachi from December 13 to 22.
West Indies ODI squad captains Shy Hope, Nicholas Puran, Darren Bravo, Shamara Brooks, Ruston Chase, Justin Graves, Aqeel Hussain, Alzari Joseph, Godakish Motai, Anderson Philip, Ramon Rifer, Romario Shepherd, Odin Smith and Devon Thomas. Walsh Jr. is present.
ODI squad captains Nicholas Pooran, Shy Hope, Darren Bravo, Ruston Chase, Sheldon Cottrell, Dominic Darkes, Aqeel Hussain, Brendan King, Kykel Meyers, Godakish Motai, Roman Powell, Romario Shepherd, Odin Smith and Ocean Schmidt Contains.