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    Darren Bravo out of Windies' tour to New Zealand

    Wellington: Leading batsman Darren Bravo has been forced to return home from the West Indies' cricket tour to New Zealand for undisclosed personal reasons.

    A team spokesman said 23-year-old Bravo, 23, remained in Auckland after playing in the tourists' two-wicket win in the first one-day game on Thursday and had now returned to Trinidad. A reason for his departure has not been given.

    The spokesman said the West Indies would not seek a replacement as they still have a squad of 14 players for the remaining four one-dayers and two Twenty20 internationals.

    The second one-day game will be played at McLean Park, Napier on Sunday and Kirk Edwards is likely to take Bravo's place.