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West Indies axe Benn for second Test

West Indies axe Benn for second Test

ST JOHN’S (Antigua): West Indies have dropped spinner Sulieman Benn for the second Test against England starting in St George’s (Grenada) on Tuesday.

Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel was added to the squad which drew the first match of the series in Antigua last week.

“We saw a really good display on the final day which earned us a draw,” coach Phil Simmons told the West Indies Cricket Board website.

“We had some good moments in the first match and as a team we will look to improve when we play the second Test,” Simmons added. “We believe we can win, and we will play to win. We know the areas where we need to improve and what is required to win.”

Squad: Kraigg Brathwaite, Devon Smith, Darren Bravo, Marlon, Samuels, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Jermaine Blackwood, Denesh Ramdin (captain), Jason Holder, Kemar Roach, Jerome Taylor, Shai Hope, Devendra Bishoo, Carlos Brathwaite, Shannon Gabriel.

Published in Dawn, April 20th, 2015

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