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New Zealand Change

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The ICC has confirmed the event technical committee of the ICC Champions Trophy 2009 has approved a change in the New Zealand squad for the tournament.

Aaron Redmond will replace Jesse Ryder for the Black Caps. Ryder was forced out of the squad due to an injury to his left groin sustained during his side's 38-run victory over Sri Lanka at the Wanderers on Sunday.

West Indies looking for more improvement

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The West Indies players will be looking to put in another good performance when they face India in their final Group A match in the ICC Champions Trophy 2009. The match will be a day/night contest on Wednesday at the Wanderers in Johannesburg. First ball is 2.30 pm (8.30 am Eastern Caribbean Time/7.30 am Jamaica Time).

Brave West Indies go down fighting to Australia

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The West Indies put in a brilliant effort against Australia on Saturday, but came out on the losing end by 50 runs in the ICC Champions Trophy Group A match at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on Saturday.

West Indies won the toss and elected to field on a green pitch which offered assistance to the bowers throughout the day. The Windies bowlers did a very good job in the early stages and had the Aussies at one stage 171-7, but they recovered to make a challenging 275-8 off their 50 overs.

Group Standing: ICC Champions Trophy

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Standings in Group A of the ICC Champions Trophy 2009 after Saturday's match between West Indies and Australia.

Richards suffers shoulder injury

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- West Indies opening batsman suffered an injury to his right shoulder during Saturday’s Group A ICC Champions Trophy match against Australia and was unable to bat. The right-hander fell awkwardly while fielding and left the field immediately for treatment.

He is expected to have a full assessment on Sunday and will continue to get treatment on a daily basis. It is hoped he will be available for selection for Wednesday’s day/night match against India at the Wanderers.


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