West Indies left-arm bowler Obed McCoy has been ruled out of the remainder of the. T20 World Cup 2021 due to a right leg injury, the team said on Thursday. Former captain Jason Holder has been roped in as a replacement for the injured pacer.
Jason Holder, On Wednesday, October 27, the ICC technical committee approved the West Indies’ request for replacement.
This is West Indies’ second injury concern during their T20 World Cup campaign.
The 24-year-old sustained the injury in Saturday’s six-wicket loss to. England in Sharjah, and then missed Tuesday’s eight-wicket loss to South Africa.
Holder, who has 199 West Indies caps to his career, including 27 T20I matches, was among the West Indies team’s traveling reserves in the UAE. The 29-year-old, who recently played for. Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League in the United Arab Emirates, will be available for the Bangladesh match right away.
West Indies have had a poor start to their T20 World Cup campaign, losing their opening two games to. England and South Africa. On Friday in Sharjah, Kieron Pollard‘s side, who are bottom of Group. 1 in the Super 12, will play Bangladesh in their third encounter.
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