Tino Best to replace injured Shannon Gabriel

Tags: West Indies tour of England - 2012, Shannon Terry Gabriel, Tino la Bertram Best

Published on: May 22, 2012

Tino Best has been named as the replacement for Shannon Gabriel in the ongoing West Indies' Tour of England.

By BV Swagath

West Indies have received a blow to their chances in the ongoing Test Series against England with new fast bowler Shannon Gabriel breaking down with a back injury. Shannon Gabriel, who made his Test Debut at Lord’s was impressive with 3/60 and 1/26. However, the Trinidadian paceman broke down during the English second innings which proved to be a setback for the West Indies after having the hosts under pressure at 57 for 4 in a run chase of 191.

Tino BestThe West Indies Cricket Board has named Tino Best as the replacement for Gabriel. Tino Best is from Barbados and has played for West Indies in the past but with little success. The 30-year-old fast bowler made his West Indies debut nine years ago but since then has played just the 14 Tests and 12 ODIs.

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