West Indies in South Africa 2014-15 December 18, 2014

Fudadin out of South Africa Tests

ESPNcricinfo staff

Assad Fudadin had himself been brought into the West Indies squad as a replacement player, after Darren Bravo withdrew © WICB

Assad Fudadin, the West Indies batsman, has been ruled out of the South Africa Tests with a finger injury. The WICB is yet to name a replacement.

Fudadin had fractured his right little finger during West Indies' warm-ups on the first morning of the Centurion Test, and had surgery on the finger later in the day.

He had himself been brought into the squad as a replacement player, after Darren Bravo withdrew due to personal reasons.

Fudadin, who had played three Tests for West Indies in 2012, had recently showed some form for the A team in Sri Lanka, scoring a century in Moratuwa in October. He had also scored an 89 for the Sagicor High Performance Centre team against the visiting Bangladesh A team in a first-class game before that.

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