Darren Bravo Opts Out, 14 West Indians Sign up for South Africa Tour

Darren Bravo pulled out of the South Africa tour due to personal reasons. He is yet to be replaced in the squad.

Updated: November 19, 2014 15:21 IST
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File Photo: West Indies players during India tour.


A month after a pay dispute controversially derailed West Indies' tour to India, the West Indies Cricket Board has confirmed that 14 top-flight players have signed contracts committing them to a three-Test series in South Africa.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India, the most powerful stakeholder in the game, suspended bilateral ties with the West Indies last month and threatened to claim millions in compensation after the Caribbean players quit the tour.

There was initially concern about the South Africa tour going ahead next month, but West Indies management took the first step last week by selecting a 15-man squad and giving players a week to sign and return the tour contracts.(WICB seek politicians' help over India demands)

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