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West Indian batter Shimron Hetmeyer dropped for Australia series and T20 World Cup over missed flights

West Indies cricket boss Jimmy Adams said he had “no choice” but to drop star batter Shimron Hetmyer from the squad for matches against Australia and the T20 World Cup after missing his flight to Australia.

Hetmyer had already had his flight to Australia rescheduled from the original departure date last Saturday, due to personal reasons.

But he was given a deadline to make a second flight, only to inform the team he would not make it, forcing the move from the Windies.

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“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, “ Adams said.

“We are not prepared to…

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