Akeal Hosein included in West Indies world cup squad as replacement for injured Fabian Allen.

West Indies have experienced a blow in front of their T20 World Cup title safeguard with Fabian Allen getting administered out of the competition because of a lower leg injury. The T20 World Cup’s Event Technical Committee has supported left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein as the substitution player for Allen in the 15-part crew.

Allen was an essential piece of the West Indies XI coming into the competition having included routinely in the home season against Australia and South Africa preceding the Caribbean Premier League. Hosein, who was named in the stores, has now supplanted the 26-year-old bowling allrounder in the crew.

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Hosein featured in the CPL this year where he framed a dangerous blend with Sunil Narine for Trinbago Knight Riders. He wound up picking 13 wickets at a dazzling economy pace of 4.92 in the opposition. He has played multiple times for West Indies in white-ball cricket with his latest appearance coming in August this year against Pakistan in a T20I.

With the 28-year-old currently moving into the fundamental crew from the stores, West Indies have named Gudakesh Motie as Hosein’s substitution in the stores list. Each group in the opposition has gone with additional players considering the Covid-19 pandemic. Motie, who addressed Guyana Amazon Warriors in the CPL this year, is uncapped at the worldwide level.

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