Windies players confirm contracts for SA tour

Only Darren Bravo will not play in the tour because of personal reasons.

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JOHANNESBURG - The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Tuesday confirmed that 14 of the 15 players offered Match/Tour contracts for the upcoming Test tour of South Africa have signed and returned the contracts.

Darren Bravo wrote to Chairman of selectors, Clive Lloyd, and requested not to be considered for the Test series due to personal reasons.

A replacement player will subsequently be named.


Denesh Ramdin (Captain)

Sulieman Benn

Jermaine Blackwood

Kraigg Brathwaite

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Sheldon Cottrell

Shannon Gabriel

Christopher Gayle

Jason Holder

Leon Johnson

Kemar Roach

Marlon Samuels

Jerome Taylor

Chadwick Walton



Wed 17 to Sun 21: First Test - Super Sport Park

Fri 26 to Tue 30: Second Test - St. George's Park


Fri 2 to Tue 6: Third Test - Centurion

Fri 9: First Twenty20 International - Newlands

Sun 11: Second Twenty20 International - Wanderers

Wed 14: Third Twenty20 International - Kingsmead

Fri 16: First One-day International - Kingsmead

Sun 18: Second One-day International - New Wanderers

Wed 21: Third One-day International - Buffalo Park

Sun 25: Fourth One-day International - St. George's

Wed 28: Fifth One-day International - Super Sport Park