October 9, 2013

West Indies cricket

Curious selection for a curious tour

Mike King, in Nation News, attempts to discover the significance of the hastily arranged West Indies tour of India in November, while dissecting the personnel chosen by the visitors

[Sheldon] Cottrell impressed all those who saw him in the inaugural Caribbean Premier League (CPL) with his exuberance, boundless energy and his eye-catching military salutes. However, international cricket is about more than flashes of brilliance and players, especially one who lacks the ability to bring the ball back into the right-hander, should not be picked on the razzmatazz of a festive 20-over competition

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