World T20: Major blow for West Indies ahead of semi-final against India

first_imgLendl Simmons has flown in to replace injured batsman Andre Fletcher ahead of West Indies’ semifinal clash against India in Mumbai on Thursday.”Simmons will join the squad and Andre Fletcher has gone back home,” West Indies team’s media manager told PTI on the sidelines of a practice session at the Brabourne stadium today. (Full World Twenty20 coverage )Simmons, a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium fast bowler, also plays for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.Fletcher, had scored an unbeaten 84 in the side’s win against Sri Lanka during the Super 10 stage of the tournament in Bengaluru. But he suffered a hamstring injury during West Indies clash against Afghanistan last Sunday.(with PTI inputs)last_img

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