Congrats Emrit!

link VIX Joined: Feb 7, 2003
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12/5/17 9:12:27 AM 
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To NZ you go - for the real cricket
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link Drapsey Joined: Dec 26, 2007
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12/5/17 9:23:35 AM 
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At least him got a game.

No sign of the Dear Leader.

link doosra Joined: May 26, 2004
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12/5/17 9:27:05 AM 
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Emrit campaigned hard for that pick

warriors blessings big grin

link VIX Joined: Feb 7, 2003
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12/5/17 9:45:16 AM 
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no sign of any Bravos either, nor Evin

link sgtdjones Joined: Feb 16, 2017
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12/5/17 9:45:21 AM 
Hope he does better than this today in BPL

Emrit to Samit Patel, FOUR, four consecutive. Over point this time. He shimmies out, hands free and carves it behind point. One bounced into the ropes
5.3

Emrit to Samit Patel, FOUR, make it three. Emrit keeps dishing out full lines on middle, Patel gets his front leg out and hands swinging in hammering it down. Dead straight
5.2

Emrit to Samit Patel, FOUR, toys around with short fine. A leg-sided line and places his glance to perfection, taking it just past the man out there, which is all he had to do
5.1

Emrit to Samit Patel, FOUR, pitched up and right in the slot. All intent from Patel, drilling it straight down, in muscular fashion

Rayad Emrit, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack


One over 17 runs.

link granite Joined: Nov 1, 2013
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12/5/17 10:21:34 AM 
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One of many cricketers badly treated by Windian selectors of the past years,still got a few years cricket in him,now stick 2 fingers up at those men who kept you out.

link Runs Joined: Jan 4, 2003
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12/5/17 10:28:27 AM 
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Well deserved, should have been done like yesterday cool

link navindesigns Joined: Mar 21, 2005
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12/5/17 8:07:17 PM 
Emrit is a good cricketer but played in the wrong era with so many other all rounders in the region such as bravo, pollard, Russell, Carlos, etc

link imusic Joined: Nov 13, 2002
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12/5/17 8:46:20 PM 
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But he not better than any of those you called.

And those you called are usually referred to on this msb as mediocre cricketers.

So by that criteria, that makes Emrit more mediocre.

So why we congratulating for?

link Andy99 Joined: Aug 19, 2009
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12/5/17 9:07:29 PM 
Cant call Emrit an allrounder, he rarely ever scores runs.

Congrats tho, a hard working cricketer.
IMO tho, never really demanded a pick due to his performances, always steady, maybe if he was younger he'd be worth investing in but the dude is at the end of his career.

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12/6/17 11:14:29 AM 
Emrit excited by Windies call-up

T&T all rounder Rayad Emrit has been called up by the West Indies selectors for the upcoming T20 internationals against New Zealand in that country later this month.

Emrit’s name was among those called for the three-match T20 series.

Speaking about his elevation to the West Indies team he said:”I am happy to be part of the West Indies T20 squad to New Zealand. It was definitely a long wait but I am excited about the new challenge. God is Great!”

Emrit has been called up for the first time in this format. A medium-fast bowler and powerful lower-order batsman, he played two ODIs for Windies a decade ago in India. Missing out though is fellow countryman, the dangerous Evin Lewis, who opted out for personal reasons.



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link Jumpstart Joined: Nov 30, 2017
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12/6/17 11:18:56 AM 
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I remember for two years, emrit was the highest wicket taker in the super 50. then the sa tour came and lloyd picked some dude with a head like a yam from windwards who was the highest wicket taker two seasons before. Emrit has gotten a really raw deal

link BeatDball Joined: Jul 20, 2014
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12/7/17 9:39:49 AM 
Never impressed me much...but, I guess he has improved (tremendously?) in his allroundedness!
rolleyes

link Jumpstart Joined: Nov 30, 2017
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12/7/17 2:13:55 PM 
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Andy u serious? Emrit was the leading wicket taker in the super 50 in 2013, and was in the top 3 for the next two years. Kenroy peters did it once and was put on a plane bound for south africa

link Maispwi Joined: Feb 4, 2003
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12/7/17 5:24:04 PM 
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Dats a pre retirement package?

link Maispwi Joined: Feb 4, 2003
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12/7/17 5:49:53 PM 
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You waving your red, white and black flag so hard dat you even have to resort to fake news.

Peters never made a WI ODI squad. He went to SA as a replacement for Roach on the test squad and his FC bowling stats are far superior to Emrit's.

Dere ODI stats are close but Emrit was the more effective bowler. Dat said, both situations appear to be a pre retirement package for hard working Regional players

link navindesigns Joined: Mar 21, 2005
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12/7/17 6:22:21 PM 
Emrit has represented the WI already

link Maispwi Joined: Feb 4, 2003
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12/7/17 6:46:44 PM 
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2 ODIs almost 11 years ago

link VIX Joined: Feb 7, 2003
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12/7/17 8:37:18 PM 
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indeed, but why not? big grin

link Maispwi Joined: Feb 4, 2003
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12/7/17 9:35:26 PM 
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Am happy for him. Mite even elevate his status on the T20 circuit

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