Family death forces Roach to return home before India tour starts
West Indies fast bowler, Kemar Roach will return home from the United Arab Emirates to Barbados following the death of his grandmother.
Roach, part of the squad preparing for the India series, will travel home on Tuesday.
He will then rejoin the team in India after the funeral. No replacement will be named for Roach.
The Board of Directors, Management and Staff of Cricket West Indies, has expressed condolences to Roach and his family.
India will host West Indies for two Tests, five ODIs and three T20Is starting October 4, 2018. The series will start just a week after the completion of the Asia Cup.
Here is the full schedule for West Indies tour of India series:
1st Test: 4-8 October in Rajkot
2nd Test: 12-16 October in Hyderabad
1st ODI: 21st October in Guwahati
2nd ODI: 24th October in Indore
3rd ODI: 27th October in Pune
4th ODI: 29th October in Mumbai
5th ODI: 1st November in Thiruvananthapuram
1st T20I: 4th November in Kolkata
2nd T20I: 6th November in Lucknow
3rd T20I: 11th November in Chennai
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