HEADLINE: Lloyd: Bangladesh pitches hold crucial lesson for young Windies bowlers

link CaribbeanCricket.com Joined: Mar 5, 2003
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1/11/21, 9:00:56 AM 

Legendary West Indies captain, Clive Lloyd, insists the current crop of players must learn to play in all conditions if the team is to eventually emerge from the doldrums of world cricket.

In the aftermath of the recent squad selection for the West Indies tour of Bangladesh, plenty of eyebrows were raised not only due to the absence of 12 first team players but following the non-selection of promising young fast bowler Chemar Holder for the Test cricket squad.

“These guys need to play in those countries where it’s not that helpful and you learn to bowl a better line and length,” Lloyd told the Mason and Guest radio show.

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link dayne Joined: May 28, 2007
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1/11/21, 10:51:37 AM 
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Wise words from Lloyd, Harper and his crew are out of step with the times.

link natty_forever Joined: Apr 27, 2003
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1/11/21, 4:09:32 PM 
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Mediocre player, mediocre selector!

link natty_forever Joined: Apr 27, 2003
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1/11/21, 4:11:03 PM 
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Here wondering if he should pick our best fielders, his area of expertise, we then arrange the team from those selected. lol lol lol

link imusic Joined: Nov 12, 2002
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1/11/21, 6:43:16 PM 
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Who are our best fielders?

Pollard declined selection
So too Holder, Allen, Pooran

Of the rest, who would be out better fielders?

link natty_forever Joined: Apr 27, 2003
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1/11/21, 6:49:05 PM 
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Should I stick to those in the squad?
Shepard
Cottrell
Blackwood big grin
Chemar
Hetmyer

link imusic Joined: Nov 12, 2002
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1/11/21, 7:38:18 PM 
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Cotterell yes

Hetmeyer yes....except he declined selection

Which Shepard? The one that has Covid and had to pull out of the tour?

The others are average at best.

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1/12/21, 11:53:28 AM 
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Yes. That Shepherd. There is one more I am not recalling his name at the moment.

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1/12/21, 11:54:21 AM 
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Devon Smith.

link Raggs Joined: Jan 11, 2004
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1/12/21, 11:54:55 AM 
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it aint about results its about personal performances. this tour is based around that.

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1/12/21, 11:57:08 AM 
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Can only be.

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1/12/21, 11:57:21 AM 
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Fletcher
Walsh

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