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Sports Journalist Agrees With Pollard

King Henry: Canst thou, O partial sleep, give thy repose To the wet sea-boy in an hour so rude, And in the calmest and most stillest night, With all appliances and means to boot, Deny it to a king? Then happy low, lie down! Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. William Shakespeare: Henry The Fourth, Part 2 Act […]

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Powell To Captain Jamaica Scorpions In Regional Super 50

Rovman Powell, the 26-year-old Jamaica and Windies cricketer, has been named the captain of Jamaica Scorpions. He will lead the team in the upcoming Regional Super 50, which bowls off on November 6. In December 2018, Powell also captained the West Indies for the first time in a One Day International (ODI) match. Powell takes over from Nikita Miller, who […]

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Former Windies Spinner — Selection Of Pollard As Captain Myopic

Former Jamaica and West Indies spinner Nehemiah Perry has posited the view that Cricket West Indies (CWI) was short-sighted in its appointment of Kieron Pollard as the captain of the West Indies limited-overs teams. Pollard, the 32-year-old Trinidadian, was named captain of the West Indies One Day International and T20 International teams recently, replacing Jason Holder and Carlos Brathwaite in […]

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Commentator Called Into Question Holder’s ODI Captaincy

Jason Omar Holder, the 27-year-old, 6’ 7,’’ all-rounder, and captain of the Windies cricket team, has come under severe criticisms recently from both pundits and fans alike. The criticisms of the well-spoken and mild-mannered Holder heightened after the loss of the recently concluded ODI series against the touring Indian team. Team India clinched the three-match ODI series 2-0 as the […]

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Paul Palmer Gets Another Chance At The Helm Of Jamaica Scorpions

Former St Elizabeth Technical stand-out, Paul Palmer Junior will once again take up the role as Jamaica Scorpions captain. Palmer will take up the role officially for the second time, having been appointed captain in 2015 and acted as stand-in skipper when Miller was not available. Meanwhile, pacer Jermaine Levy who plays for the Southern Seals in the JCA Super […]

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Captain Nikita Miller Quits

Nikita O’Brien Miller, the 36-year-old Jamaica and Windies cricketer, has thrown in the towel and will no longer lead Jamaica’s cricket team. The slow left-arm orthodox spin bowler and lower-order batsman announced that he would not captain the Jamaica Scorpions in the upcoming regional four-day tournament. Speaking on Jamaica’s local radio station Hitz 92 FM’s sports program, Miller told the […]

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Call For Miller To Be Made Windies Captain

The recent shellacking of Windies by New Zealand in the three-match Test and ODI series has stirred further call for Jason Holder to be either sacked or asked to step down from the leadership of the Windies team. The fact of the matter is the Windies team has not performed well under Holder’s leadership, albeit, the same could be said […]