Marlon Samuels ruled out of remainder of tour

Last updated 17:57 24/12/2013

Relevant offers

Cricket

Black Caps coach Mike Hesson happy as talent pool deepens for busy summer England's Ian Bell quits one-day internationals to prolong test career Phillip Hughes' death to be subject of judicial inquiry from NSW Coroner Australia secure tense ODI win over Ireland Rankings dip the only tangible loss from Black Caps African tour Ashes 2015: Luck really is a fortune Wellington and Christchurch to host New Zealand versus Australia cricket tests South Africa beat Black Caps by 62 runs in ODI series decider in Durban England to host Sri Lanka and Pakistan in test series in 2016 Adam Milne confident Black Caps can pass the speed test in Durban ODI decider

West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels will need surgery on a chronic right wrist injury and has been ruled out of their limited overs series in New Zealand, the country's cricket board said on Tuesday.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Chadwick Walton, who has played two tests and the same number of one-day internationals, will replace Samuels in the 15-man squad.

"It will require surgery management and he returns home to seek that surgical opinion and advice from the West Indies Cricket Board's medical panel, headed by Dr. Akshai Mansingh," the team's physiotherapist CJ Clark said.

West Indies, who lost the test series 2-0 against New Zealand, will play five ODIs, starting in Auckland on Boxing Day, followed by two Twenty20 internationals. 

Ad Feedback

- Reuters

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should bouncers be banned from cricket?

Yes - they're too dangerous

Neutral - it is what it is

No - it's just bad luck when it goes wrong

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content