The West Indies all-rounder cited private causes for his withdrawal from the collection. © AFP
West Indies suffered a serious setback on Thursday as their Twenty20 specialist Kieron Pollard pulled out of the upcoming three-match T20I series against New Zealand. The West Indies all-rounder cited private causes for his withdrawal from the collection. “Left-handed batsman Shimron Hetmyer will exchange all-rounder Kieron Pollard, who’s unavailable on account of private causes,” Cricket West Indies stated in an announcement.
Pollard has been changed by Shimron Hetmyer.
Earlier, West Indies’ star spinner Sunil Narine had additionally pulled out on account of private causes.
The West Indies staff had misplaced the Check collection and the ODI collection in opposition to New Zealand and can now play for delight within the shortest format of the sport.
The primary T20 worldwide might be performed on the Saxton Oval on December 29.
The ultimate two T20 matches of the collection might be performed at Mount Maunganui’s Bay Oval.
Revised West Indies T20 squad: Carlos Brathwaite (c), Samuel Badree, Sheldon Cotterell, Rayad Emrit, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Jason Mohammed, Ashley Nurse, Rovman Powell, Jerome Taylor, Chadwick Walton, Kesrick Williams.