Quadrangular tournament, Ireland, 2007 July 9, 2007

Bravo misses Ireland trip

Cricinfo staff

Dwayne Bravo played a vital hand against England despite carrying an ankle injury © Getty Images
Dwayne Bravo has been ruled out of the quadrangular series in Ireland with the ankle injury he picked up against England. He was patched up and played a decisive role in West Indies' 2-1 win, but hasn't been risked for the matches against Netherlands, Scotland and Ireland in Dublin.

Following West Indies' victory at Trent Bridge to seal the series Bravo stayed behind in London, while his team-mates flew to Ireland, to have the ankle examined and treated then will return to the Caribbean.

West Indies have decided not to call up a replacement for the short tour, instead offering chances to the players who didn't appear against England.

"We are going to miss Dwayne but we decided against replacement because it is a short trip with only three games," said coach David Moore. "We've had some good performers in England who did not get a chance in the one-day internationals in England.

"Darren Sammy did well but unfortunately missed out in the ODIs and Austin (Richards Jr) and Lendl (Simmons) will also have a chance to stake their claims."

West Indies open their tournament against Netherlands, at Clontarf, on Tuesday.