Hetmyer dropped from World T20 squad after cancelling travel plans twice

04 Oct 2022 12:37 #397162 by chairman
Cricket West Indies (CWI) Monday informed the International Cricket Council (ICC) that Shamarh Brooks has replaced Shimron Hetmyer in the West Indies Squad for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup in Australia.

According to a release from CWI, the decision by the CWI Selection Panel was made as Shimron Hetmyer missed his re-scheduled flight to Australia, which had been changed from Saturday 1 October at his request, due to family reasons.

With flight availability a real challenge, a seat was found for him to leave Guyana today, Monday 3 October, meaning he would unfortunately miss the 1st T20 International (T20I) against Australia on Wednesday 5 October at the Metricon Stadium.

​ “This morning, Mr. Hetmyer, informed the Director of Cricket that he would not be able to get to the airport in time for his flight this afternoon to New York”, the release explained.

Jimmy Adams, Director of Cricket said: “This afternoon we informed the CWI Board of Directors that the Selection Panel had unanimously decided to replace Shimron Hetmyer with Shamarh Brooks in our T20 World Cup squad. ​ Whilst we changed Shimron’s flight from Saturday to Monday due to family reasons, it was made clear to him that if there were any further delays and issues with his travel to Australia then we would have no choice but to replace him in the squad, as we are not prepared to compromise the team’s ability to prepare for this extremely important global event.”

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04 Oct 2022 15:55 #397168 by ketchim
WC ?
It said the Australia matches

According to a release from CWI, the decision by the CWI Selection Panel
was made as Shimron Hetmyer missed his re-scheduled flight to Australia
which had been changed from Saturday 1 October at his request
due to family reasons.

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04 Oct 2022 16:02 - 04 Oct 2022 16:04 #397171 by ketchim
Well you folks know how I feel about these Selectors LOL

WHO cares about a silly game with OZ tomorrow ??
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04 Oct 2022 16:19 #397172 by ketchim

WHY these guys went sooooo EARLY ?

Frigged up

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