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HEADLINE: TTCB president Bassarath hails contributions of Simmons, Ramdin 2022-07-20 12:09:40 

PRESIDENT of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board Azim Bassarath said the contributions of former West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin and top order batsman Lendl Simmons will be remembered, calling Ramdin the best wicket-keeper he has ever seen in the West Indies.

Both Ramdin and Simmons announced their retirement from international cricket over the past few days.

Simmons made his Windies debut in 2006 and Ramdin in 2005.

Ramdin and Simmons were part of the West Indies teams that won the 2012 and 2016 International Cricket Council T20 World Cups.

Both players have been consistent members of the TT Red Force team over the past two decades.

“I think that for both players it is sad to see them leave the international scene. I think they had two outstanding international careers,” Bassarath said.

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problemjay 2022-07-20 23:34:09 

Respect to both of them!

velo 2022-07-21 15:35:24 

"both had outstanding careers" where ? i must have been asleep cause they both have mediocre international averages

imusic 2022-07-21 15:39:33 

In reply to velo

Would you say Devon Smith had an outstanding career?

I would

Brerzerk 2022-07-21 15:55:08 

Bassarath being hypocritical. Didn't he try to "root" Ramdin out of the team? Was he on either TNT or CWI board when they attempted to blackmail Simmons to drop his lawsuit if he wants to be picked again??

VoopsandOut 2022-07-21 16:20:46 

You can't speak ill of the dead or the retired. Accept that some hyperbole and poetic licence was involved.