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HEADLINE: Three-day game to help make decisions on WINDIES batting order

 
CaribbeanCricket.com 2020-06-23 05:06:17 

The absences of Shimron Hetmyer and Darren Bravo on the West Indies tour of England are still causing a few headaches for the structure of the team, with head coach Phil Simmons yet to decide on what is the best line-up ahead of the first game which begins July 8.

The West Indies are playing in the first bio-secure Test series since the COVID-19 pandemic impacted sports worldwide and Hetmyer, Bravo and Keemo Paul decided against touring England on the back of health concerns.

We have thought about quite a few things. The three-day game which starts tomorrow and then the four-day game will help us to decide how we structure the batting,” said Simmons.

“So there are possibilities in different directions. Jason could bat six, Dowrich could bat six, so we look at the three-day game and the four-day game and then make a decision from there,” he said.

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Conorboy 2020-06-23 10:36:58 

Anyone getting an update on how this is going.

 
krisannia 2020-06-23 13:50:15 

"Warm-up match UPDATE: Brathwaite's XI are currently 84-2 with Brathwaite on 50*. 34 overs have been bowled and Shannon Gabriel has so far taken both wickets."