HEADLINE: A Quintet Of Rising Windies Stars

link CaribbeanCricket.com Joined: Mar 6, 2003
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10/1/17 7:43:41 AM 

The West Indies, or Windies, tour of England in 2017 has ended, and in what must be considered a disappointing exercise, but one that ended with a few wonderful and pleasing performances.

The Windies went to England unheralded, played mostly in conditions totally foreign to them, lost the three-match Test series 2-1, won the one-match T20 contest, and lost the five-match confrontation 4-0, a result that sentenced them to battle with Zimbabwe, Ireland, Afghanistan, and company for a place in next year's World Cup.

As bitter as the losses were, as easily as they lost the ODIs, however, the Windies left England with their heads held fairly high and with hope in their breasts.

The pride came from the unexpected brilliant performance at Headingley, where they scored 322 in the last innings to win by five wickets on the last day after the embarrassment of Edgbaston when they lost 19 wickets in one day, to lose in three days, from their decisive victory in the lone T20 fixture, and their fantastic recovery from 33 for three to 356 for five before losing the fourth ODI on the Duckworth Lewis scoring system.

The hope, however, came from the performance of a few youngsters - three batsmen, one bowler, and one all-rounder.


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link CITYBOY Joined: Jul 11, 2017
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10/1/17 7:58:28 AM 
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Hola...Tony Becca..please put down the pen and move on...how in heaven<s name you can call Jason Holder promising? The opportunities afforded and given to him over the years(and he really should not had been)..he wasted them..as he should be a superstar by now..
he needs to be dropped and fight for his place...he is very weighhty and taking a spot that should go to someone else..
Goodbye Tony..
Adios
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link doosra Joined: May 26, 2004
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10/1/17 8:32:42 AM 
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Chris Gale


is one of the 4?

link POINT Joined: Jan 2, 2003
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10/1/17 9:41:23 AM 
Tony Becca your Petticoat is showing ,
but then it has always been showing !! lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol

link dayne Joined: May 29, 2007
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10/1/17 8:52:26 PM 
The article is a decent one IMO, I think many of the WI players would be better because of the challenge of playing in English conditions. I think the future of WI cricket is looking brighter because of some of the players who did well on this tour. However, the WI need a reliable spinner and another quality fast bowler to become a better team when all their best players are not available.

link CITYBOY Joined: Jul 11, 2017
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10/2/17 7:12:18 AM 
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Hola...when does Tony Becca write/say anything that makes sense...we in a sad state when some think he is onto something>>
West indies are in bad shape///period...icing and sugar coating will not improve it.
Adios
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link NineMiles Joined: Apr 23, 2007
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10/2/17 9:00:23 AM 

The youngsters, who came out with flying colours and provided hope for a bright tomorrow were, however, batsmen Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, and Evin Lewis; all-rounder Jason Holder; and fast bowler Alzarri Joseph.


Ain't gonna argue with Tony there!

link tc1 Joined: Jun 12, 2004
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10/2/17 9:18:29 AM 
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U sure yuou are not a country boy.

link CITYBOY Joined: Jul 11, 2017
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10/2/17 11:31:14 AM 
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Hola..is Montego Bay country or city....just checking..cause I am close MoBAY
Adios
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link tc1 Joined: Jun 12, 2004
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10/2/17 12:20:53 PM 
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I thought u were closed to the river lol

link CITYBOY Joined: Jul 11, 2017
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10/2/17 4:21:33 PM 
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Hola...good one...but no river in Mobay...thats a vast ocean out there.
Adios
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link DIEHARD Joined: Jan 12, 2006
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10/2/17 4:28:08 PM 
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I dont think he realises Mobay is Jamaica's second city lol

link tc1 Joined: Jun 12, 2004
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10/2/17 7:02:37 PM 
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I thought u was from GT

lol lol lol lol

link openning Joined: Nov 13, 2002
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10/2/17 8:11:21 PM 
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He is Con

Anyone, who has so much knowledge of this MB, and joined in July 2017, is using a new handle.
He is Guyanese at times, now a yardie, watch the ride as he become a dottie, tit and bajan.

link tc1 Joined: Jun 12, 2004
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10/2/17 9:39:27 PM 
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Ok

link MasterP Joined: Jan 30, 2012
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10/2/17 10:11:49 PM 
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So Who's spot is Holder taking city boy?

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