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CRICKET: Analysis: West Indies’ England Test Series squad selections – Four Day Championships

 By: By Tony (McWatt) and Reds Perreira

Stabroek News — February 20, 2022

The first two completed rounds of the 2022 Caribbean Regional Four-Day Championships would have presented the Desmond Haynes led Selection Panel with much food for thought to chew on in terms of their choices for the West Indies 13-member squad to face England in the forthcoming three-Test series.

With Head Coach Phil Simmons still currently away in India, it was left to his fellow selectors, Chairman Desmond Haynes and his sidekick Ramnaresh Sarwan, to observe player performances during the Four-Day Championships first two rounds as they pertained to eventual choices for the forthcoming Tests against England. In some instances, they would have been very pleased by what they saw, in others overly disappointed.              Continue reading

CRICKET: CWI insulting Caribbean cricket fans and followers’ intelligence – commentary

—  with its report on a “successful” England T20 Series

By Tony (McWatt) and Reds Perreira

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CRICKET- West Indies – Haynes-Led Selection Panel Gambles On Darren Bravo and Kemar Roach For India Tour Squad!

By Tony (McWatt) and Reds Perreira

As the first exercise of its associated duties since having been appointed, the Desmond Haynes-led Selection Panel recently announced its chosen 15 member squad for the West Indies limited-overs tour to India. The West Indies will play three ODIs and an equal number of T20I matches against their Indian hosts, during the two-week tour which runs from February 6-20.

Except for just two of the players named by Haynes and his fellow Section Panel members, Ramnaresh Sarwan and Head Coach Phil Simmons, the remaining thirteen of the fifteen chosen can now be said to have been wholly expected. The two whose selections have since caused a fair bit of consternation, as well as quite a few raised eyebrows, are Darren Bravo and Kemar Roach.      Continue reading

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