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Dat Carty could bat boy

Jumpstart 2023-09-17 00:36:03 

Hear this nah……I doh want to hear nobody say it doh have no good batsmen in the WI. Build a side around pooran, Hope carty and a few others and let them play together for a prolonged period. Doh want to see any RTN-type players

brians_da_best 2023-09-17 13:38:41 

In reply to Jumpstart

He’s from a small island, will never get the run that many others do

Priapus 2023-09-17 13:45:10 

In reply to brians_da_best

And a Dutch island at that ,nevermind the Netherlands gave WI a cutarse in the WC qualifiers.

brians_da_best 2023-09-17 13:51:00 

In reply to Priapus

Exactly. I’ll be surprised if it pans out any other way

Kay 2023-09-17 16:03:47 

In reply to Jumpstart

Context, unless you rate Smith very high as a bowler.

Carty scored 41 off 14 balls of his 83 runs from Smith's bowling.... cool

imusic 2023-09-17 16:54:56 

In reply to Jumpstart

Nuh fuhget Athanaze

doosra 2023-09-17 21:41:23 

In reply to Jumpstart

he has touch
i was very impressed with his clarity of thought at the post-innings interview...he wanted to get in then get on with it in identifiable ways

Narper 2023-09-17 22:06:02 

At this point in time I will only endorse Carty for grooming to play test cricket....lots of potential there

In 16 ODIs he has a SR of 66....look I have watched him bat and he can't get the ball off the square in ODIs.
Last night he shocked everyone...I think they said it was his 3rd T20 game....way too early to judge him for poster Kay pointed out Smith made it easier for him to blast for runs

SnoopDog 2023-09-17 23:40:01 

In reply to doosra

I’ve always had time for Carty.

I was immediately impressed with his stroke play when I saw him at the U19 WC.

But he belongs in red ball cricket, not ODIs and lickit.

Jumpstart 2023-09-17 23:43:44 

In reply to SnoopDog

Yeah…..too much class for t20

Jumpstart 2023-09-17 23:44:09 

In reply to imusic

Athanaze looks really good as well

doosra 2023-09-17 23:47:21 

In reply to Jumpstart

watch a little touch from Kevlon

Brerzerk 2023-09-18 04:12:11 

U19 WC was more character and maturity than stroke-play. The tourney before Pooran impressed with strokeplay

SnoopDog 2023-09-18 14:35:39 

In reply to doosra

watch a little touch from Kevlon

All these talented young players need at least 3-4 full seasons of first class cricket to really develop their strokeplay and all round cricket.

googley 2023-09-18 14:40:15 

In reply to SnoopDog

The problem is our so called first class cricket is not really first class. These kids needs broader exposure and quality coaches to work with them.

SnoopDog 2023-09-18 15:10:34 

In reply to googley

I hear you Bro.

But they need lots of innings under their belts before they're even remotely ready for international cricket.

As bad as the 1st class cricket is in the Caribbean they still need to play in it.

It would be great if some of them got contracts to play in minor county leagues in England but that doesn't seem to happen any longer.