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CRICKET: Ramdin removed as T&T captain

Published:Tuesday | November 4, 2014 | 3:04 PM

West Indies Test captain, Denesh Ramdin, has cried victimisation after he was fired as captain of the Trinidad & Tobago squad for the forthcoming domestic four-day tournament.



Ramdin says he was shocked when he received the news during a meeting with the executive of the T&T Cricket Board to discuss the new season yesterday.



Allrounder Rayad Emrit has been appointed captain of the T&T side.



Ramdin’s removal as captain follows an assurance from the T&T Cricket Board that its national players involved in the aborted tour of India, would not face censure.



Ramdin was among the 15-man Windies squad that quit the India tour over a contracts row with the West Indies Players Association.



The T&T Cricket Board had strongly condemned the decision to abandon the tour in the form of a motion, moved at a recent board level.



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