Message Board Archives

HEADLINE: No harm in taking CWI & Pollard at face value

 
CaribbeanCricket.com 2020-01-14 04:24:13 

In a series of surprise inclusions and exclusions, old foes in familiar environment, and increases in ‘experience’ in individual learning curves; the West Indies remained focused to complete the desired whitewash of their three-match ODI series against Ireland, moving them to within a point of 8th placed Sri Lanka in the ICC ODI Rankings (as of the latest ODI team Rankings on January 11th). From Evin Lewis being left stranded on 99, to Sheldon Cottrell’s last-gasp series-winning 6, the hosts entertained while doing so.

Yet, with so many moving pieces still in this WINDIES ODI team, Phil Simmons and company are not only faced with the task of solving this jigsaw, but striking a balance while doing so. Given the experience of Caribbean fans, Simmons’ acknowledgement of the previously stated fact, is not too small a matter to be grateful for.

The proof of this acknowledgement has come in the form of the rotation of the quality crop of young seamers at our disposal, at the earliest opportunity of convenience (after ensuring series wins against both Afghanistan and Ireland).


Full Story

 
Logic 2020-01-14 11:17:00 

In reply to CaribbeanCricket.com

Bizarre article.