Fudadin ruled out of Test Series with finger injury

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – West Indies Cricket Board announced today that left-handed batsman Assad Fudadin has been ruled out of the ongoing three-match Test Series against South Africa due to injury.

The 29-year-old suffered a fracture of the little finger on right hand during warm-up on the opening day of the first Test on Wednesday. He underwent surgery late Wednesday.

A replacement player will be named in the coming days.

Denesh Ramdin (Captain)
Sulieman Benn
Jermaine Blackwood
Kraigg Braithwaite
Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Sheldon Cottrell
Shannon Gabriel
Jason Holder
Leon Johnson
Kemar Roach
Marlon Samuels
Devon Smith
Jerome Taylor
Chadwick Walton

December 10-12: vs SA Invitational XI – Willowmore Park, Benoni – Match Drawn
December 17-21: 1st Test – SuperSport Park, Centurion
December 26-30: 2nd Test – St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
January 2-6: 3rd Test – Newlands, Cape Town
January 9: 1st T20I – Newlands, Cape Town
January 11: 2nd T20I – New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
January 14: 3rd T20I – Kingsmead, Durban
January 16: 1st ODI – Kingsmead, Durban
January 18: 2nd ODI – New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
January 21: 3rd ODI – Buffalo Park, East London
January 25: 4th ODI – St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
January 28: 5th ODI – SuperSport Park, Centurion

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