Barath, Baugh in Windies injury scare

Posted By: Pti

Colombo, Feb 17 (AFP) West Indies opener Adrian Barathand wicketkeeper Carlton Baugh junior are injury doubts fortheir World Cup clash against South Africa, a team spokesmansaid today.

"Both players are struggling with hamstring injuries andhad scans. The outlook is not good. If replacements arerequired they will be named in the next few days," a WestIndies media spokesperson told the cricinfo website.

Baugh retired out on 29 during the warm-up match with SriLanka and Darren Bravo was required to keep wicket during SriLanka''s chase.

Barath did not take any part in that game.

West Indies begin their World Cup against South Africa inNew Delhi on February 24. AFP SSC

Story first published: Friday, February 18, 2011, 11:51 [IST]
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