HEADLINE: Barbadian three no longer contracted to Cricket West Indies

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link CaribbeanCricket.com Joined: Mar 5, 2003
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5/3/21, 12:42:22 PM 

BARBADIANS Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich and Shamarh Brooks have been axed from the list of contracted West Indies cricketers.

Investigations by NATION SPORT reveal new central contracts will be announced this week following a meeting of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) directors on Zoom last Thursday.

Sacked Test captain Jason Holder has retained his contract while his successor, Kraigg Brathwaite, who was previously stripped of his red ball central contract, has been reinstated.

One-Day International wicket-keeper/batsman Shai Hope has kept his white-ball contract, along with his captain Kieron Pollard, who also leads the West Indies Twenty20 side.

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link WestDem Joined: Jan 20, 2009
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5/3/21, 1:05:47 PM 
Heavy-set Antiguan off-spinning all-rounder Rahkeem Cornwall has also received an upgrade to his contract but compatriot Alzarri Joseph, got a small downgrade to his contract.


Shame on light set of Bajans....VOR must be proud of his phat self... lol lol lol lol

link Halliwell Joined: May 13, 2005
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5/3/21, 1:11:39 PM 
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Did they really comment on his size???? shock

link Dukes Joined: Dec 5, 2002
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5/3/21, 1:20:10 PM 
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I assume that Hetty will not figure in these contracts.I would expect Sinclair and Seales to get Developmental contracts.

BTW who did Rolston Chase piss off???

link WestDem Joined: Jan 20, 2009
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5/3/21, 1:20:52 PM 
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Read nah!

lol lol

link Halliwell Joined: May 13, 2005
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5/3/21, 1:30:42 PM 
In reply to WestDem

Lots of adjectives used in that article

Sacked...
Experienced....
Attacking...
Left handed...

But they reserved ‘short’ and ‘fat’ for Dowrich and Jimbo respectively

I just have to shake my head sometimes at my people

link Larr Pullo Joined: Nov 12, 2002
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5/3/21, 2:20:38 PM 
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He said "diminutive".

link Narper Joined: Jan 3, 2003
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5/3/21, 2:39:39 PM 
Chase, 29, has five centuries in 37 Tests since making his debut in 2016 while scoring 1 869 runs at an average 29.20. He has also taken 71 wickets at 42.29 apiece with three five-wicket hauls, including a career-best eight for 60 to help the West Indies defeat England at Kensington Oval in 2019.

Chase is a good player and should be in any WI test squad

5 test tons and 3x5 wicket hauls is impressive for any current WI player...but his averages are not that impressive,,,he must work on his consistency

link Drapsey Joined: Dec 25, 2007
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5/3/21, 2:46:04 PM 
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How did the Yardies Blackwood and Campbell work out?

link Brerzerk Joined: Mar 15, 2021
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5/3/21, 3:04:44 PM 
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Good question, I think he has more variety in terms of Flight, loop n drift than Rack-man and so will fare better on benign pitches.
his awful drop in form deserved a drop but he should be around the squad.

link Brerzerk Joined: Mar 15, 2021
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5/3/21, 3:11:59 PM 
In reply to Narper Regarding just batting- Chase has played the same number of tests as Jermaine Blackwood who has passed fifty 16 times with two tons
and a 30avg. compared to Chase's 13 times past 50 with better ton conversion rate. You see the dissimilar flaws in both have them ending up in the same zone?

link Baje Joined: Dec 9, 2002
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5/3/21, 3:16:40 PM 
Did all of our pacers get contract downgrades? Roach, Joseph,...

link Conorboy Joined: Feb 20, 2017
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5/3/21, 6:06:30 PM 
Think Roston made a poor decision in not touring Bangladesh, conditions would have suited both his batting and bowling.
He was also just made vice captain as far as i remember.
Would have captained the side and came back a hero ( maybe)
As he is seen as really only a test player you cannot let opportunities slip.

Clearly Dowrich has other issues but he has been a great servant to WI cricket and i hope he comes back better and stronger.

Brooks took a big gamble not going on the tour, it backfired.

link Cricket_101 Joined: Feb 14, 2011
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5/3/21, 8:15:31 PM 
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I feel bad for Chase...

link Overthrow Joined: Mar 24, 2021
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5/3/21, 8:26:39 PM 
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Chase got the Ramdin treatment.

link Cricket_101 Joined: Feb 14, 2011
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5/3/21, 8:53:44 PM 
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in my view, he did well to retain red ball contract...

link Casper Joined: Nov 8, 2018
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5/4/21, 12:01:03 AM 
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I agree with you, Chase should be in any Windies team.

link dayne Joined: May 28, 2007
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5/4/21, 12:08:52 AM 
Out of all the players that lost their place, Chase is the one most likely to get a place back in the team, Blackwood have to start being more consistent as that is the position Chase is most likely to take.

link Blackbird Joined: Nov 12, 2002
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5/4/21, 7:43:12 AM 
In reply to Casper Chase should be in every test team if you don't want to win ..
Why are we so caught up with mediocrity

link WICFan Joined: Nov 12, 2002
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5/4/21, 8:17:11 AM 
I think this was the last list:-

All-Format Contracts:
Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Keemo Paul, Kemar Roach


Red-Ball Contracts:
Kraigg Brathwaite, Shamarh Brooks, Rakheem Cornwall, John Campbell, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Jomel Warrican


White-Ball Contracts:
Fabian Allen, Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cottrell, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Oshane Thomas

link Dukes Joined: Dec 5, 2002
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5/4/21, 9:05:57 AM 
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All-Format Contracts:
Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Keemo Paul, Kemar Roach


Red-Ball Contracts:
Kraigg Brathwaite, Shamarh Brooks, Rakheem Cornwall, John Campbell, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Jomel Warrican


White-Ball Contracts:
Fabian Allen, Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cottrell, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Oshane Thomas


My New List

All-Format Contracts
Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Kyle Mayers, Alzharry Joseph

Red Ball Contracts
Jermaine Blackwood, Kraigg Brathwaite,Rahkeem Cornwall, John Campbell, Roston Chase, Joshua DaSilva, Nkruhmah Bonner, Kemar Roach,

White Ball Contracts
Fabian Allen,Daren Bravo,Shai Hope, Evin Lewis, Kieron Pollard,Preston McSween,Akeem Hosein, Nicholas Pooran

Developmental Contracts
Kevin Sinclair, Jayden Seales

link Overthrow Joined: Mar 24, 2021
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5/4/21, 10:36:59 AM 
Blah blah blah. Chase gone end of story, time to move on.

link Onionman0 Joined: Mar 5, 2020
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5/4/21, 11:37:53 AM 
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Waiting for the actual contracted players list to be realised..... reasons for exclusions, upgradations and downgrading....then any comments ....one thing for sure seasoned politician Sickly,...coach Ice-cream man...must have done commendable job in preparing the list...We are proud to to 10th in bang bang cricket...

link Eightpack Joined: Feb 1, 2011
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5/4/21, 9:28:44 PM 
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Exactly, he would have been the Test Captain now...funny how life works sometimes. I am also of the opinion Brooks would have made runs on those dead wickets in Bangladesh. Instead of grabbing opportunities, these guys gambled and lost.

link Wally-1 Joined: Jan 7, 2003
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5/5/21, 8:30:34 AM 
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Come on people, l like Chase, but his avg is 29.

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