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CRICKET: Can Nicholas Pooran Do For the West Indies What Eon Morgan Has Done For England! – By Tony McWatt

By Tony McWatt

Nicholas Pooran

Now that he has been appointed captain of the West Indies ODI and T20 teams, Trinidad-born Nicholas Pooran might be seeking to emulate the outstanding accomplishments of England’s white-ball cricket skipper Eon Morgan. The question to be asked and answered is, can he?

Eoin Morgan’s tenure as England’s white-ball captain began ignominiously with the team having endured a most disappointing campaign at the 2015 ICC World Cup. Since then, however, Morgan has led England to championship victory at the 2019 ODI World Cup. The country’s first captain to ever do so.

Morgan was also at the helm for England’s top-four finishes at the 2016 and 2021 T20 World Cups. Indeed, since 2015 and under Morgan’s leadership, England has also been consistently ranked among the world’s top three teams in both of the ODI and T20 formats.          Continue reading

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

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