Darren Bravo quits Windies tour of New Zealand

Bravo has returned home to Trinidad for personal reasons. Meanwhile injured star batsman Chris Gayle is expected to join the squad in time for the two Twenty20 matches.

updated: December 28, 2013 23:42 IST
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Wellington: The West Indies suffered a blow on the eve of the second one-day international against New Zealand with the loss of key batsman Darren Bravo.

Bravo has returned home to Trinidad "for personal reasons", a team spokesman said. (Windies losing due to lack of unity: Dwayne Bravo)

The left-hander, whose career-best 218 was pivotal in saving the first Test for the West Indies, scored 14 when the West Indies won the first ODI in Auckland on Boxing Day by two wickets.

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