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CPL 19: Pollard leads Trinbago Knight Riders to victory over SKN Patriots in opener

Prodigal son, Kieron Pollard, captained the Trinbago Knight Riders to a tense victory on debut with fellow debutant Jimmy Neesham, producing the all-round goods to deny the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the Caribbean Premier League 2019 opener at the Queen’s Park Oval on Wednesday. Patriots won the toss …

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W/Cup addict comments: Whither Windies: On DJ Bravo, Brathwaite, Holder and the “Universe Boss”

In a letter to the Wired868 editor last week, AJ writes that “the problems go way beyond the on-the-field representatives.” Hard to disagree, no? “Surely,” he ends, “those responsible for developing the strategy and hand-picking the players that produced these excruciating displays must also take responsibility for the resulting pain …

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None so blind; flawed World Cup strategy makes WI look like amateurs 

“World Cup front-runners like England and New Zealand have counterbalanced their explosive hitters, Jos Buttler and Martin Guptill, for example, with conventional, steady-headed players like Joe Root and Kane Williamson. They know that batting out the full 50 overs is key to victory. “The West Indies team management does not. …

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CPL 18: TKR bludgeoned again; Bravo takes responsibility after SKN Patriots win

In a matter of 24 hours, the Queen’s Park Oval was host to three scores of over 200 runs in the CPL—and two Trinbago Knight Riders defeats. Friday night belonged to Jamaica Tallawahs captain Andre Russell’s superhuman innings of an unbeaten 121, which propelled the Tallawahs to an unlikely triump. …

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