Sunil Ambre has been called up as the replacement for Andre Russell who is out of the rest of the world cup due to a knee injury. He has been called up for the last three matches left in the round robin stage. Russell has been struggling with his knee throughout the tournament the world cup. Often having hobble off the field after bowling a few overs.
After a brilliant ipl season, 2019 world cup has been a disappointment for Russell. He was supposed to do wonders for his team. His highest score in the world cup is 21 against England. he has scored 0 and 15 in other matches. He also picked up 5 wickets in the world cup best figures of 2/4 vs Pakistan. West indies have the remaining matches against India Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. They need to win all three matches if they want a chance to qualify for the semi-finals.