West Indies v Pakistan, 4th ODI, Barbados April 30, 2011

Sarwan recalled to one-day squad

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Ramnaresh Sarwan has been recalled to the West Indies squad for the fourth one-day international against Pakistan. Sarwan had been one of three senior batsmen dropped following the World Cup, but after some insipid batting which has seen West Indies fall 3-0 behind in the five-match series the selectors have decided experience is required. The squad for the final one-dayer has not yet been announced.

Sarwan replaces opener Devon Smith, who has had a nightmare of a series, falling lbw to Mohammad Hafeez's offspin three times, but he is most likely to slot into the middle order which has struggled in the three games to date. Marlon Samuels, who has returned to international cricket, and Kirk Edwards have both laboured against Pakistan's spin bowling and brought scoring to a standstill.

Sarwan, who has played 166 one-day internationals, scored 155 runs at 25.83 during the World Cup, and along with Chris Gayle and Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who is currently involved in a war of words with the WICB, was left out after Ottis Gibson, the coach, criticised the performances of senior players.

His return will appease officials in Guyana, Sarwan's home country, who had been angered by his and Chanderpaul's snub. The final one-day international of the series, and the first Test, will be played at Providence. However, due to West Indies' domestic season having finished, Sarwan hasn't had any chance to find form in the middle.

Despite having already lost the series there are no further changes to the squad for the fourth match. There were a few bright spots during the third match in Barbados as Ravi Rampaul and Devendra Bishoo almost pulled the game around for West Indies with some impressive bowling. However, the home side just haven't been able to score enough runs. Sarwan will hope to change that.

Squad: Darren Sammy (capt), Dwayne Bravo, Carlton Baugh (wk), Devendra Bishoo, Darren Bravo, Kirk Edwards, Anthony Martin, Ravi Rampaul, Kemar Roach, Andre Russell, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Marlon Samuels, Lendl Simmons

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  • on May 3, 2011, 20:55 GMT

    The entire WICB board needs to be remove, How cud you groom a young team when there is now experience for them to learn from. There shud be a mixture of experience player and young talent.....WICB pls get ur action together....19,000,000 plus ppl are depending on you.

  • berbicequeen1 on May 3, 2011, 4:26 GMT

    I am very upset that Sarwan played today. They are using him. Guyana should get out of the WI team and form their own under the leadership of the great Chanderpaul.

  • NCassie on May 2, 2011, 15:26 GMT

    It is unfortunate that after the series is lost then you bring in Sarwan, the wicketkeeper with the most runs and most dismissals is Dinesh Ramdin from the 4 day tournament, the selectors are very poor in picking the best team possible, Samuels, Sammy and Baugh will continue to fail and as a result the WI team.

  • bigwonder on May 2, 2011, 14:22 GMT

    @Pushpa Ranjan Wijesinghe, You used Sarwans's abbreviated name SARS which generally stands for Severe acute respiratory syndrome or SARS. You had me scared there for a second.

  • on May 2, 2011, 13:38 GMT

    Captain by default, yes! The experiment is broke! What the hell is taking them so long to fix it?

  • TestIP on May 2, 2011, 12:37 GMT

    Someone should fire the entire WI management. Who made Ottis Gibson coach? Who made Darren Sammy Captain. Seems like WI team currently playing Pak cannot even beat the Canadian team. What a joke. Stop hiding the good talent and play the right players. Stop being biased and keep forcing the same set to failed batsmen and bowlers. Darren sammy cannot bat nor bowl and shouldnt even make the WI team. It should be Gayle, Chanderpaul, Sarwan, Simmons, D Bravo, Nash, Ramdin, Roach, Bishoo, Taylor, Edwards. Try this team and see the difference. BUT Ottis and the selectors someone think a bunch a old players who were failures should get a chance now. Is this a joke and slap in the face to WI cricket. Change the management fast or fans will NOT follow WI anymore.

  • Stos on May 2, 2011, 8:55 GMT

    Hopefully this will put some pressure on him to perform. At least now he hasn't really got any guarantee of a place, and if he raises his game in response, this may allow him to remain as something more than dead weight. Otherwise, it's better to have somebody not scoring high and learning something than someone doing the same for a couple of years before their retirement. It probably makes sense to drop Smith for now, and let him regain his bearings, as he's not a bad player, but the repeated dismissals in the same manner could become psychologically harmful, and one doesn't want a Cullinan-Warne relationship developing.

  • simonviller on May 2, 2011, 8:05 GMT

    Sammy became captain by default and therefore we should give him a chance to do his best . I f we had better players his job would have been made easier .Let's pick the best players irrespective of his region of origin and not by quota . Give them a fair chance with as much help as need , that includes , physical and psychological development .

  • abu.prabu on May 2, 2011, 6:07 GMT

    drop sammy, and make a new captain. Find a keeper who is a hard hitter. get back the senior players and add the youngsters to them, get a bowling coach: walsh, get a batting coach: lara. make the piches like in 80's and 90's so WI can be first dangeros in home soil

  • on May 2, 2011, 5:25 GMT

    What I saw of Sarwan and Chanderpaul in WC, he looked nothing else except a spent forces. Its time to move on and bite the bullet. Bilateral series are best way to groom some young talent who then can be readied to perform under tournament situations. Gayle has lots to give it to the WI cricket but for his seemingly unapproachable prima donna attitude.

  • on May 3, 2011, 20:55 GMT

    The entire WICB board needs to be remove, How cud you groom a young team when there is now experience for them to learn from. There shud be a mixture of experience player and young talent.....WICB pls get ur action together....19,000,000 plus ppl are depending on you.

  • berbicequeen1 on May 3, 2011, 4:26 GMT

    I am very upset that Sarwan played today. They are using him. Guyana should get out of the WI team and form their own under the leadership of the great Chanderpaul.

  • NCassie on May 2, 2011, 15:26 GMT

    It is unfortunate that after the series is lost then you bring in Sarwan, the wicketkeeper with the most runs and most dismissals is Dinesh Ramdin from the 4 day tournament, the selectors are very poor in picking the best team possible, Samuels, Sammy and Baugh will continue to fail and as a result the WI team.

  • bigwonder on May 2, 2011, 14:22 GMT

    @Pushpa Ranjan Wijesinghe, You used Sarwans's abbreviated name SARS which generally stands for Severe acute respiratory syndrome or SARS. You had me scared there for a second.

  • on May 2, 2011, 13:38 GMT

    Captain by default, yes! The experiment is broke! What the hell is taking them so long to fix it?

  • TestIP on May 2, 2011, 12:37 GMT

    Someone should fire the entire WI management. Who made Ottis Gibson coach? Who made Darren Sammy Captain. Seems like WI team currently playing Pak cannot even beat the Canadian team. What a joke. Stop hiding the good talent and play the right players. Stop being biased and keep forcing the same set to failed batsmen and bowlers. Darren sammy cannot bat nor bowl and shouldnt even make the WI team. It should be Gayle, Chanderpaul, Sarwan, Simmons, D Bravo, Nash, Ramdin, Roach, Bishoo, Taylor, Edwards. Try this team and see the difference. BUT Ottis and the selectors someone think a bunch a old players who were failures should get a chance now. Is this a joke and slap in the face to WI cricket. Change the management fast or fans will NOT follow WI anymore.

  • Stos on May 2, 2011, 8:55 GMT

    Hopefully this will put some pressure on him to perform. At least now he hasn't really got any guarantee of a place, and if he raises his game in response, this may allow him to remain as something more than dead weight. Otherwise, it's better to have somebody not scoring high and learning something than someone doing the same for a couple of years before their retirement. It probably makes sense to drop Smith for now, and let him regain his bearings, as he's not a bad player, but the repeated dismissals in the same manner could become psychologically harmful, and one doesn't want a Cullinan-Warne relationship developing.

  • simonviller on May 2, 2011, 8:05 GMT

    Sammy became captain by default and therefore we should give him a chance to do his best . I f we had better players his job would have been made easier .Let's pick the best players irrespective of his region of origin and not by quota . Give them a fair chance with as much help as need , that includes , physical and psychological development .

  • abu.prabu on May 2, 2011, 6:07 GMT

    drop sammy, and make a new captain. Find a keeper who is a hard hitter. get back the senior players and add the youngsters to them, get a bowling coach: walsh, get a batting coach: lara. make the piches like in 80's and 90's so WI can be first dangeros in home soil

  • on May 2, 2011, 5:25 GMT

    What I saw of Sarwan and Chanderpaul in WC, he looked nothing else except a spent forces. Its time to move on and bite the bullet. Bilateral series are best way to groom some young talent who then can be readied to perform under tournament situations. Gayle has lots to give it to the WI cricket but for his seemingly unapproachable prima donna attitude.

  • on May 2, 2011, 4:16 GMT

    OMG!!! At last saner counsel prevails among our selectors. Great to have SARS back in the side. He is a rch source of expierience for groomng youngsters. Hope they call d veteran SHIV also for tests.

  • bigrishi on May 2, 2011, 0:53 GMT

    BRIAN LARA. a great man, a great west indian batsman. Darren Bravo....comparisons are being made. unfortunately for young bravo there is no one to guide him, someone to watch him from the other end and make suggestions on technique, how to adjust to a particular bowler, the little things which a batsman needs to be made cognizant of and in order to live up to his full potential. young bravo i saw play a shot during the world cup which cost his wicket, and looked to be the shot of an inexperienced albeit very talented young batsman. lara made his debut in a side which had the likes of greenidge, haynes, richardson, hooper, gus logie and to a lesser extent dujon. he could learn his craft for the most part without being pressured, and they had a significant bowling attack as well. i think someone needs to mentor young bravo, before we lose his talents because of the NEED to score runs. i think it has happened to his elder brother. in summary i think batsmen need to be taught how to score

  • on May 1, 2011, 16:56 GMT

    Classic case of closing the stable door after the horse has bolted. Pakistan has already won the series.Sarwan should have been in the team from the outset. Only the selectors and the Cricket Board could answer why he was not. The public must judge for themselves who is to blame and put pressure accordingly

  • rayinto on May 1, 2011, 16:26 GMT

    The one man who has saved West Indies the most for the past 15 years is being given the shaft. WICB, you have no shame. Without Shiv, West Indies would have been demoted to to associate nation years ago. Whats the use having a strategy for World Cup 2015 when you are currently on track to fall below the top 10 teams in the world. Hillaire your strategy is so bad that Kenya, Zimbabwe and Ireland will overtake you soon, with Canada also licking their lips. You are re-building on a foundation of sand. Chanderpaul has been our rock for more that 15 years, but you are too numb to figure that out.

  • jcan200 on May 1, 2011, 16:20 GMT

    @ alltimegreatest This STUPID tradition of dropping a player because you don't get immediate results is the reason we only have THREE experienced players. We must PERSIST with talented players, allowing them to get set and adapt to a different environment. Don't you see that, amid Samuel's poor performacne so far, he is slowly getting better.

    If we follow your system, we will bring in a new player, if he fails in THREE matches, drop him. You bring in a new player and he plays well agains Pakistan. He then "fails" in the first 3 matches against India, so you drop him again, right?

    Marlon Samuels shone brightly in the domestic series. Now he is facing a better attack. Give the athlete a chance to EXPERIENCE superior bowling and adjust to it. He has the ability and the fear of being dropped could cripple his confidence.

    We need to stop thinking about the immediate series and think LONG TERM.

  • Macca01 on May 1, 2011, 16:12 GMT

    The balance of the team is wrong and WI will struggle until it is corrected. The team is relying too much on the front 3 to make a lot of runs,Samuels and Edwards finding their feet, Bravo as an all rounder is overated and can't be relied on and Sammy, say no more.

  • exuma on May 1, 2011, 16:02 GMT

    whats sarwan option? can he decline the offer as he was never offered a retainer contract? WI has loss the series and probable only using him as they are going to guyana next and then drop him again. if the point of droping him was to give more exposure to younger players, why stop now, WI already loose the series, now is the time to give further exposure, give smith another go at playing spin. can sars say he will only play if he get a retainer contract?. EXUMA.

  • delastbastion on May 1, 2011, 15:42 GMT

    Can we please just simply get a basic team structure in place e.g 2 operners, a no 3, 4, 5, 6 batters a wkpr, an allrounder, a spinner, 2 pacers or summin approaching that. with the recall of sarwan in place of devon will samuels or edwards be asked to open?...if so ..WRONG MOVE, It's so simple, an opener for a opner, a no 3 for a no 3 n so on, if ppl fail in their roles they are replaced by another of that role type...sheeesh! what'as so hard about that, so realistically sars can only come back for edwards or samuels... stop finding places for ppl and play ppl for thier specialised roles, hence kraigg brathwaithe could have replaced smith and sars either samuels or edwards, and samuels seems to have lost much at this level, sammy and bravo cant play in the same team ..... that's straight up one has to go if the balance of the team is to be ever got right. the keeper posn is a lottery six of one haf dozen of the other my posn pick de best keeper any runs from de their bats is bonus

  • SHAIL_2007 on May 1, 2011, 13:36 GMT

    West Indies selectors are always taking two steps backwards, a new player should be drafted in the side and given a fair chance to show his talent. Senior players should be played only in the longer version of the game, where a young/ new player immediately just couldn't perform. Youth is the need of hour first in ODI and T20 cricket. Why is Kireon Pollard is not recalled for the national duties. If he is doesn't made available for National duties, he should be banned from all forms of national duties.

  • on May 1, 2011, 13:23 GMT

    Whts the use of getting in senior players, after loosing the serious !! WICB are brainless !! throwing out seniors nd getting in juniors againt PAK.

  • CricketChat on May 1, 2011, 13:21 GMT

    Just 3 losses against a tough and unpredictable team like PAK. WI selectors lost nerve already. Recalling any of the 3 dropped players so soon completely negates the youth investment approach professed by them at the start of the tour and makes them laughable. Nothing they say from now on will reestablish their credibility. Very silly!.

  • alltimegreatest on May 1, 2011, 12:37 GMT

    WI cricket board is a pack of jokers, JOKERS in capital letters.What has Sammy contributed so far? He is a bundle of waste and needs to be removed immediately.His contribution even in the world cup has left much to be desired. This guy cannot bowl (slow slow slow Pace), cannot bat, cannot captain. He is just holding someone else's career. DARREN SAMMY MUST GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Why has the WI cricket board left out the senior players? These younger players shoul try and play with the senior players, gain the necessary experiences, if they are smart, and then probably phase out the senior players if they are not performing. Marlon Samuels should continue playing domestic cricket. His days of international cricket is OVER. Which idiot brought this guy back?

  • on May 1, 2011, 12:32 GMT

    iT LOOK THAT WICB IS IN MORE MESS THAN PCB.

  • riverlime on May 1, 2011, 10:45 GMT

    @JohnRobertBradford......Trinidad cannot go it alone. The more times secession is suggested, the more insular West indian crcket becomes. IF Trinidad were to win the regional tournament convincingly for several years, and IF they were able to beat a touring INTERNATIONAL team, then MAYBE there would be a case for Test status, but until that time, Trinidad is merely a big(gish) fish in a little pond. Don't get me wrong; there is much to be improved upon in this team. A better keeper needs to be sourced, and I think that Ramdin has shown that he has found the necessary application, since in the recent regional tournament, he has had the HIGHEST AVERAGE of any keeper on view.

  • Silent_Flute on May 1, 2011, 10:34 GMT

    The male ego is a brute beast. The board's decision was made guided by a commendable principle(s), that is, build a team based on passion for the game and let it be a symbol of pride and love of people who support it.. These ideals really do not have the ears of WI fans who want a winning team not those management philosophies. When I think of the management model that Yeshua demonstrated with the man who was wealthy and by his standards had lived a life that was honorable...he gave to the poor..visited the sick..etc. Yeshua saw the issue with him he lacked the passion and heart that was required to be a follower. Go sell all that you have and give to the poor, then come follow me....The guy never did because he was very rich. Sometimes is building a team worthy of great future works, you need to root out those who don't have what you deem necessary for the mission.... Am I saying Gayle, Sarwan and Shiv don't have what it takes...certainly not...However the board must feel that way.

  • sanchit_sabharwal on May 1, 2011, 9:28 GMT

    WICB IS NOT DOING GOOD JOB. HOW CAN INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS OF WI CAN PLAY FOR LEAGES MATCH IF THERE IS ALREADY INTERNATIONAL MATCHES GOING ON IN UR COUNTRY. RECENTLY INDIA CLEARED THAT NO INDIAN PLAYER WILL TAKE PART IN AUSTRALIAN BIG BASH BCOZ THERE WILL BE DOMESTIC COMPETITION IN INDIA AT THAT TIME, INDIAN PLAYERS R NOT PLAYING IN AUSTRALIA BCOZ THEY WANT TO PLAY IN DOMESTIC FOR INDIA AND WI PLAYERS R PLAYING IN INDIA WHILE INTERNATIONAL MATCHES R GOING IN WI VS PAKISTAN. SHAME ON WICB AND SOME PLAYERS.

  • on May 1, 2011, 9:10 GMT

    ah does feel we does need a revolving door both for de ground and de players entrance . De board gone mad for many years and gettin madder still . time for T and T to go alone . like sri lanka after a fter a few years licks a feel we does love we cricket enough to rise to de middle which is higher dan dis rubbish westindian side ever will . and maye be POS get a test match again .

  • on May 1, 2011, 9:08 GMT

    I don't understand why the cricket boards (all over the world) can not resolve their problems with the players. Why the hell they can't? Lets suppose the problem is money and Gayle wants increment in his salaries. He must raise the standard of the game and win games for his country. That's the only way to get increment in the salary. This is just one speculation. There can be one hundred speculations. Though Pakistan Board is moving in (more like) right direction but we still don't know whether Muhammad Yousaf is retired or not?

  • Vinod on May 1, 2011, 8:59 GMT

    What happened to Adrian Barath ? In the last series against Sri Lanka before he got injured he scored a century... Is he still unfit to play for West Indies?

  • jadi501 on May 1, 2011, 8:59 GMT

    Stupid Board agree with Kalaaolk1982....What is going with Wi Cricket team . Immediately change board selector and coach.Gayle and Taylor both in excellent form in IPL and Wi board not included both against pakistan.SO unfortunate .

  • on May 1, 2011, 8:44 GMT

    If there is someone who needs to be replaced immediately is their captain Sammy. This guy is completely waste of a spot. He bowls gentle medium pace, which means nothing on these tracks. He can't bat, so he doesn't qualify for allrounder spot. Wonder why is in the squad at all.

  • sunnymachoo on May 1, 2011, 8:36 GMT

    Every cricket board has problems at one time or the other. WICB is going through such a phase at this time. We all should pray they get out of this ditch as soon as possible. There is no need to create such a hype, I think.

  • vatsa13 on May 1, 2011, 7:58 GMT

    WICB board are full of Jokers.at the moment they are trying everything and nothing coming off, few years back when lot of their seniors did't agree to play, they came up with Westindies A team, and that A team performed really well, then i was thinking if they combine the best of those A team with regular seniors it wud be a great team to play, But nothing worked out...i think its failure of WICB management,

  • Khalil_ on May 1, 2011, 7:57 GMT

    WICB is consist of foolish peoples? A player who does not deserve to play,,,,, he is captain....... God will help you WI team. Is it preplanned to destroy the team? Samule, Sarwan, Chanderpaul, Gayle are these all not reliable to lead the team. The biggest event of World cup has been gone disappointed due to Sammy's stupid captaincy. what will be the end of his leadership which the selectors are waiting for? Will WI remain a team in future?

  • fatermir on May 1, 2011, 7:44 GMT

    I don"t know what is WICB is doing, no C Gayle, Chanderpaul, pollard. My XI::::: L Simmons, D Bravo, K Edwards, R Sarwan, K Pollard, DJ Bravo, D Sammy, A Russel, R Rampaul, D Bishoo, K Roach.................

  • WestIndies1987 on May 1, 2011, 7:13 GMT

    The WICB is a FARCE! On 1 hand they drop the senior players because they want to play more youngsters and get them ready for 2015, but now after the series is LOST they recall Sarwan.It is supposed to be the other way around. Play your BEST side at the start of the series and then if they fail, use the younger and inexperienced players.

  • Dhar40 on May 1, 2011, 6:17 GMT

    People keep talking about WI cricket getting back to the top. For a few decades we had some players who played with fire in their bellies. They had a point to prove and there were issues of race that went beyond the boundary. The passion is gone now and what's left. A group of islands with separate flags and anthems squabbling over a small pool of unfit, money hungry mediocre players.

    Bangladesh is going to beat WI 5-0 very soon. We may not qualify for the next world cup but that is ok. We are just a handful of people and we need to wake up see it for what it is. Our cricket is finding its place in the global scheme of things. Asia is destined to rule the game in every way possible. West Indians must accept the fact that we are minnows and work hard to be competitive against the giants. Beating Australia or India in tests is something that we should treat in the same way as a game of football between the Reggae Boyz or the soca warriors and Brazil, Germany or England.

  • on May 1, 2011, 5:58 GMT

    Doctor Ernest Hilaire too much politics going on in west indies cricket.I could bat better than that squad you have there.Guyana is my home country.My roots are on the East Bank of demerara.

  • VivGilchrist on May 1, 2011, 5:56 GMT

    How can people criticize Sammys poor form but excuse Bravos? Please, from a non-west indian... Bravo isn't that good! Bravo jr yes, Bishoo, Roach, Taylor all yes, but this warped view of Dwayne is quite confusing. Picking a balanced team is not that easy for WI. None of there best 4 bowlers can bat, leaving the tail too long. Add the lack of a genuine wk/batsman and the batting line-up looks weak from no7 down. So then one of the quality bowlers has to come out and a Sammy or Russel comes in to strengthen the tail and weakening the bowling. So, to add some additional bowling to support the weakened attack, Bravo comes in and a genuine batsman must come out. This is what we call in Australia "wallpaper over the cracks", leaving WI with a comprimized team. I love WI ( I was at Barbados test in '99 - one of the best of all time) and watching this team struggle is extremely sad to me.

  • Jammadrid on May 1, 2011, 4:47 GMT

    Mayfield......WICB stated that Taylor was injured when he was not he was fully fit and ready to play but they didnt allow him to they are the same ones who had to sign for him to go to India to play IPL the WICB is the cuz of all this problem

  • kalaalok1982 on May 1, 2011, 4:44 GMT

    A stupid Board. . . . . . . . What were they thinking before removing these players ? A few cricketers should now be on the Board's Members Panel . There is no other way to revive a Wonderful Cricket Nation (bunch of nations together W I) And please someone tell me why is DARREN SAMMY in the squad? How can he be the captain? What are his stats? RUBBISH DARREN "RUBBISH" SAMMY

  • wicketman on May 1, 2011, 4:37 GMT

    It's high time Trinidad considered going on their own. Trinidad's team could beat WI 5-0, stop feeling obligated to WI cricket. If only I could say the same for Guyana (my country). WI administrators are jokers, Chanderpaul saved WI from total humiliation time and time again. Sarwan has lost his way and has not fulfilled his potential. At least we have Bishoo.

  • on May 1, 2011, 4:25 GMT

    captains are suppose to be your best players, sammy can not bat nor bowl....y is he the captain again...oh i forgot...nobody wants to be captain...he was captain by default...so WICB is say that Ganga don't want to be captain..or gayle....or sarwan..none of these guys want to be captain..i don't belive it. SAMMY AND GIBSON HAVE TO GO...The reason is rather simple...Gibson is a bowling coach and only got two bowler to get all the wickets in the last 3 ODIs...mind you...bishoo is the newest bowler and rampaul only played in one game...these two guys are the only two to get wickets..

  • shawnsundar on May 1, 2011, 4:07 GMT

    @Mayfield Both Fidel and Jerome were involved in the t20 and 4day contests making them fit and perfectly eligible for selection, Fidel even got a game in the warm up match before the first ODI. Don't blame the players, its obvious we need some fresh new qualified people to run the WICB, because these old unqualified guys are stuck in a different time.

  • on May 1, 2011, 3:52 GMT

    I remember great Desmond Haynes was forced to retire as he was not selected in natiaonl team, reason bening that he did not play required number of domestic games. Did the class he had required to do so..? WICB is on decline and in sorry state since then and continues to be....Pak vw WI the stadium are empty..not many people coming to watch...

  • on May 1, 2011, 3:44 GMT

    Congratulations WICB. Just last month Devon Smith's batting was the only bright spot in an otherwise dismal batting lineup in the WC.He scored 300+ run with the next highest runs scorer not even close.Now after only three games against Pakistan he is dropped for Sarwan who should've been in the team in the first place.What is kirk Edwards doing in this WI team.The guy looks like he has never played a game of cricket in his life.Oh how short our memories are.The article said that Sarwan is picked to appease Guyanese officials.I really hope thats not the case.I really do love the WI.And will never stop supporting them.But can we stop putting our" FOOT IN OUR MOUTHS"?There is no surprise in the three defeats we already suffer.We will never win without our best player on the field.And that team does not include Ramdin.The modern game calls for a wicketkeeper/batsman.Ramdin does not fit that description.I believe Samuel when he says that he is not ready 4 internation cricket.GO WI!!

  • on May 1, 2011, 3:42 GMT

    Well the one day series is already lost due to the selectors,now lets focus on the test series and choose our best team and not follow pak the way the went about rebuilding.Firstly name the best team and then select the captain which means no place for Sammy.I dont think he would have made it in a Barbados,Jamaica or a Trinidad team.What a joke you the selector but better focus now on the best side for the test.This is my 11 for the test Gayle Bharath,Bravo jr,Sarwan,Chanderpaul,Nash,Ramdin,Bishoo,Rampaul,Roach and Taylor with Simmons,Samuels and Benn to complete the 14.Hope the selectors find favours with the supporters as we are the ones who keep cricket alive and not them and without us showing up at the games it will no good for this lovely sports of ours.Choose the best team and give them the support and we will flourish one day sooooooon.Good luck

  • on May 1, 2011, 3:23 GMT

    vivgilchrist.. Back when nash was playing for queensland, he was still young, now he is more experienced and a much better player, plus his feilding is great. WI need bring in nash, gayle and chanders back. team is gayle, simmons (wk), darren bravo, sarwan, chanderpaul, nash, dwayne bravo, rampaul, roach, bishoo, taylor. Thats a good team, and they shud use this team for all formats, make darren bravo skipper

  • bharath74 on May 1, 2011, 3:15 GMT

    Gayle- Barath-Sarwan-Bravo-Bravo-Pollard- Nash -L Simmons (Batsman) D Ramdin (WK) Bishoo, Benn (Spinners) Rampaul-Roach-Taylor-Sammy (Fast Bowlers) So much talent, all that WI needs is GOOD COACH who can handle these brilliant players.

  • on May 1, 2011, 2:50 GMT

    Please find an excuse Sarwan . At 3-0 down you decide to re-call Sarwan ,no doubt to fill some seats in the stands. Why not try another of their youngsters ? it is so obvious that they are using the man.

  • Mayfield on May 1, 2011, 2:20 GMT

    Stop Blaming the WICB. I repeat Stop Blaming the WICB. The problem does not inherently lie with the WICB, it lies with the players. The following is an example: Fidel Edwards returned to Barbados from the ICC World Twenty20 in England in June with a back injury, the WICB put him on a remedial programme. "He abandoned it and went to play in the Champions League in India (in October) and got injured there," Both Edwards and Jerome Taylor have not been available for selection since 2009 due to injury. Taylor is in India playing IPL cricket, but apparently he was not fit enough to play in the present series. Is this the WICB's fault? Or is it that Taylor even though not 100 percent fit, is playing IPL becasuse of the money factor, risking further injury. It is obvious that when it comes to money these players choose money over their well-being and the WI cricket team.

  • Nataratna on May 1, 2011, 2:16 GMT

    This proves WICB is competing with PCB in all aspects through their inconsistency in selections.........Sammy should only play if if he is eligible to play at this level.....make some performer who had future like Darren bravo as captain.Also by next world cup darren bravo can come by experiance and lead the team well.............

  • on May 1, 2011, 2:13 GMT

    well the west indies selectors are the problem for a very long time now . in selecting a team is very easy the formula is you select your best six batsmen, your best four bowlers, and your best wicket keeper batsman, i am reffering to a test team, they are too much so called all rounders in the team that cannot bat or bowl, there is only one genuine all rounder in west indies, and that is senior bravo. my six best batters would be in batting order. c. gayle. a. barath if fit, l simmonds. dm. bravo. c. handerpaul. b. nash. c. baugh. d. bravo. s. benn. k. roach. bishoo.note, no place for sarwan, dont think he is fit, benn is the best bowler in the west indies there should be no W. I. team without benn. ramdin is the best wicketkeeper in the W. I. but because he fail so much i would give baugh a chance to prove himself. i think pascal should be a part of the west indies set up.now what the W. I cricket board could do is set certain standards that players must meet before they can even

  • pacedemon on May 1, 2011, 2:08 GMT

    Sammy Is The Best Option To Lead The Team. If Not, Someone Tell Me Who Is? Good To Have Sarwan Back, But Hopefully He Is An Improved Individual. Chanderpaul Is A Warrior And A Saviour! He Deserved Better As The Curtains Prepare To Close On His Career. The Curent Fiasco Is Ridiculous... It Needs To Be Sorted Out..

  • CricSamraat on May 1, 2011, 1:58 GMT

    Something has gone terribly wrong in West Indies Cricket. How come a team that used to dominate the entire world in 70's and 80's has just disappeared? What has fundamentally changed in West Indies? Have any other sports taken away talented youngsters from Cricket? If yes, what are the reasons? Has somebody looked into underlying reasons and suggested any remedies? Something has to change dramatically for a giant to fall to a pigmy status.

  • lazytrini on May 1, 2011, 1:44 GMT

    I sincerely hope WI lose the series 5-0, then maybe there's a chance we can get some changes from top to bottom in WI cricket...but who am I fooling? Losing other series 5-0 in the past never made a difference, so why should I expect it to bring about change now?

  • manicou on May 1, 2011, 1:41 GMT

    You are only good as today.Talent is useless without focus. Focusing on the task at hand is the difference between mediocrity by an ordinary athlete and an elite. There is no ONE in team so depending on a few with the other parts not working in unison is a recipe for disaster. If every single player does not knows his responsibility to the team in all aspects then we remain in shit.The West Indies Players are talented as any of the top teams the problem is basically a lack of professionalism,mental approach,focus and team effort. When one player fails the other player should use this opportunity to pull the team back with a positive attitude and not crumble. Positive attitude brings positive results. we cannot expect to win matches with this lousy strike rate and lack of consistency by our players. You are not worth playing this format of the game if so many maidens are going to be bowled against you. Oh how i miss Larry Gomes working the ball around and getting the runs.

  • on May 1, 2011, 1:37 GMT

    One day series already lost so focus on picking a competitive and proper test team..my squad..gayle,simmonds,bravo jr,sars,chanders,nash,ramdin,bishoo,rampaul,taylor,roach...

  • Nampally on May 1, 2011, 0:58 GMT

    West Indies selectors should bite their lips and bring back Sarwan, Chandrapaul, Pollard and Gail back in the team, most certainly for the Tests. Without these 4 the WI team is just a second rate team. Amongst the rest Bishoo is a good Leg spinner, Roach and Pampaul good in pace and big Benn the off spinner.Bravo brothers are good players for the XI.The team also needs a captain who is contributing to the team. Currently Sammy is like a non playing captain whi has done nothing to deserve a place in the XI. Unless the Selectors unite the team and build a team round these Cricketers WI will always finish last. Instead of fighting against the best guys, make peace with them. Yes nobody is greater than the team but team is a bunch of great individuals, each talented and grat in his own rights. Selectors must never forget this.Team chemistry has to be built once the best individuals are chosen.The WI team ever was under Worrel in 1959 Australian tour. Try & build a team on that model..

  • on May 1, 2011, 0:45 GMT

    I thought Sammy was another bits and pieces player and he was until they made him Captain and showed that he is a talker. Now he is a bits and speeches player.

  • on May 1, 2011, 0:34 GMT

    WICB is a set of idiots!!!! Great decision in recalling Sarwan.Why the hell is Sammy still in the team let alone have him as captain.The young man is doing doing nothing for the team in the batting or bowling department.If they need someone to motivate the team why dont they keep him (Sammy) in the locker room as a motivational speaker.The hypocrisy of cricket.....I will never understand.

  • Robster1 on May 1, 2011, 0:23 GMT

    Where is Nash ? where is Gayle ? And so many missing quality quicks.

  • rayinto on May 1, 2011, 0:17 GMT

    What about Chanderpaul? Surely on him worst day he better than the rest of the team - sometimes all of them combined. Shiv is the most underrated one day player. Harmisson and Vaas can vouch for that.

  • on May 1, 2011, 0:17 GMT

    YEA BUT WHERE IS TAYLOR,GAYLE,EDWARDS,RAMDIN AND THE ONE AND ONLY SAVIOUR SHIV...WHO SINGLE HANDEDLY BEAT SRI LANKA ON THEIR LAST TOUR HERE..WICB PLAY OUR BEST PLAYERS..OR NO ONE WILL SHOW UP TO THESE GAMES..THE FEW PEOPLE ON HERE WHO IS AGAINST THE SENIORS..ARE BROKE AND WILL NOT PAY TO SEE ANY OF THESE GAMES..THEY ALL TALK..

  • on May 1, 2011, 0:01 GMT

    hmmmm, everyone seems to be jumping on the dislike Sarwan wagon these days, when he was in form and doing well i bet they weren't,ah boi,the fans eh,put them in the middle and they cnt do better,listen no sports man is perfect,even Sachin had a period,ponting went through his,im not comparing Sarwan with them,but he deserves some slack...... he;s a very good player...

  • VivGilchrist on April 30, 2011, 23:52 GMT

    @Vinod. You say pick best XI and then choose captain. You then say make Ganga captain. No disrespect but Ganga is not in the best XI, his record shows that. It is also a sad reflection on WI cricket that Nash is the Test vc. Nash couldn't even gain a regular spot for Queensland. But the talent around him suggests there is no better choice. As for separate islands competing and WI being dismantled, I really think you should think that over a little better.

  • on April 30, 2011, 23:47 GMT

    It is surprising how WI elect their Captains. When you elect a captain he should be a player who should earn his place his place should not be shaky. Compare the earlier Captains from Worrelt to Lara! They were respected by the players and for that matter by everyone. Select a Good squad and elect the captain who has a permanent place in the Team without any question let him earn his captaincy.

  • svasudevan on April 30, 2011, 23:41 GMT

    I am an Indian and genuinely want WI to come back to the olden ways. Its so unfair; WI are playing with only 10 players these days. Sammy can as well be considered a non playing captain. He shirks his responsibility, whether it be bowling or batting. Like others said, plz select your best team first; against international teams, you need every bit of contribution from each of the 11 players; its irritating to see Sammy in the team.

  • Andy500265 on April 30, 2011, 23:30 GMT

    Who really cares about Sarwan, even if they did pick their best team (Nash, Ramdin [what have they got to lose], Gayle, Taylor) they'd still get blown of the park.

  • westindies_thegreatest on April 30, 2011, 23:26 GMT

    "...but after some insipid batting which has seen West Indies fall 3-0 behind in the five-match series the selectors have decided experience is required" Well done selectors it took you only 3 matches to realize that experience is needed...such a waste!

  • Balb on April 30, 2011, 23:13 GMT

    It is good that Sarwan is included in the team. The next move is to keep him for the remaining series including the two tests now that the expectation from him is to hold the middle order together and mentor the youngsters. Gayle and Chanderpaul should be brought back as well for the two tests against Pakistan and for the home series against India, then review their performances. I still believe Samuels and Pollard should be kept for twenty 20's only. Bishoo should stop experimenting with fancy shots batting at number eleven. He should play a straight bat defending his wicket. Runs will come once he is there as well as playing out the overs and suport the other partner on the other end. One good tip for Bishoo is to try a straight delivery within his overs. It be can be a deadly weapon for him.

    Do the WICB have a soft spot for Sammy?

  • sircarl on April 30, 2011, 22:55 GMT

    Not Sarwannnnnnnn!!!If the idea is to rebuild why recall the most lackadaisical of the seniors? This talk of bringing in seniors to nurture the youngsters is tripe. What would Sarwan teach them? How to refuse to get fit? How to play with an indifferent attitude? How to fail to live up to your true potential? Maybe how to get to a half decent score and then get out to a loose shot when the team needs you the most? Either the WICB has to stick with its rebuilding plan and keep the likes of Sarwan away from the cricket so the youngsters can develop properly-or return to the same old pattern of loss after loss with no prospect of success in sight.

  • IsaacM_7 on April 30, 2011, 22:50 GMT

    Who opens with simmons now? with this team, best x1 simmons,bravo,Dmbravo,sarwan,samuels,edwards,sammy,russel,roach,bishoo,rampaul. Tail too long. Drop Sammy, reinstate Gayle as captain because only he performs when given the captaincy. it has made the steady sammy a confused,shadow of himself. Drop senior bravo from all forms of the game. his perfromances as terrible to say the least and is weighing down the rest of the team. Best ODI X1: Gayle,simmons(keep),dmbravo,sarwan,samuels,pollard,sammy/chanderpaul,russel,taylor,badree,bishoo. Depending on the quality of the opposition bowling,play chanders, and give sammy chance to find back his form with bat and ball. Depending on the run rate,pollard,sammy or russel can be sent in to up the rate and play around sars,bravo,samuels. also samuels can destroy any bowling attack if given the chance, so please show some patience. Reserves:sammy/chanders, barath,imran khan,senior bravo,kieran powel,fidel,rampaul,dev smith,fletcher.

  • on April 30, 2011, 22:48 GMT

    Sammy is not fit to keep his place. drop him now so we can attain more balance in the 11. why have Roach,Samuels ,baugh failed to fire.? but as long as the WICB president is st lucian , sammy will be kept. Gibson also needs some PR so that what Gayle alleges does not happen again

  • Nerk on April 30, 2011, 22:45 GMT

    Wow, that did not take long for the Windies to change their selection policy. They seem to change it more than, well, they change players in the team.

  • JesseV on April 30, 2011, 22:43 GMT

    @Vinod- you cannot be serious to even think of having the Caribbean Islands represented as separate Test nations. They struggle to field a competitive Test side when combined. What is happening witht he Test series? Will Gayle, Chanderpaul, and Sarwarn be picked for that? Surely they have to be. And, where is Jerome Taylor and Fidel Edwards. They cant still be injured!

  • on April 30, 2011, 22:17 GMT

    Team chemistry should be considered by selectors as an important part keeping in view the opponents strength. Like Pakistan, we all knew that they got top spinners along-with a non threatening pace attack and inexperienced batting. So, it was mandatory for WI selectors to have an experienced and strong batting line-up alongwith the best pace attack. Also the tracks were supposed to be bouncy and seamers friendly, since it was the home series. What we saw was a big disappointment from WICB part with senseless decisions. Inducting new players is not a bad idea but it should be planned considering your strength and opponents weaknesses, they did it reverse. Poor Sammy doesn't deserve a spot in WI team.

  • on April 30, 2011, 22:15 GMT

    As much as I agree with Sars' recall, this is a move just to appease the Guyana public as the final one day game is in Guyana - so that there is not a total boycott at providence. If they were playing in Trinidad they would probably call up a Trinidadian, if they were playing in Jamaica they would have called up Dave Bernard Jr, or probably even Wavell Hinds.

  • 44johter on April 30, 2011, 21:50 GMT

    Right now the team is simmons, bravo, bishoo and to a lesser extent rampaul since he did not play the first two matches. So where do we go from here? Nowhere it seems. Sarwan recalled?? lol. For what? To see him play a silly shot to get out? We are seeing enough of that already. I would have preferred Nash.....4-Nil on Monday go Windies!!!!!

  • Vinod on April 30, 2011, 21:10 GMT

    West Indies needs to do the following: 1. Select the team first. I am sure when you select the best team Sammy won't be there as a player. Once you have the best team, then select the captain. 2. Drop Darren Sammy as the captain and player. 3. Either make Ganga or Sarwan as the captain. 4. Change the selectors. 5. Create a window for IPL 6. Start the process of separating WICB into separate island teams. Concept of West Indies can't work anymore. ICC must realize this and should identifying the separate islands as separate test nation teams.

  • cyborg on April 30, 2011, 20:59 GMT

    this was a good move by the team,I believe they could give Ramdin a chance and give Chanderpaul a few days to get himself going, Samuels will get going in the series i assure you , i think Brendon Nash should be called up .

    RAMDIN AND SARWAN PLAY SPIN WELL LET THEM TEACH DEVON SMITH BISHOO, HAS TO PLAY THE TEST SERIES HE AND SIMMONS / DARREN BRAVO HAVE PAKISTAN BEAT. it should be good to watch for they have nothing to lose thank you

  • ilyas.shah on April 30, 2011, 20:46 GMT

    without 3 seniours, WI must not even think of winning remaining ODIs.. so far all of the matches have been one sided and there was no tense situation or like that.. exept 3rd ODI.. crowd also makes me feel sad..

  • on April 30, 2011, 20:06 GMT

    Selectors can't do anything here. They are up against a very talented pakistan side that is on the rise.

  • Stark62 on April 30, 2011, 19:52 GMT

    Why not Kirk Edwards instead of Smith?

    He has done nothing and why didn't they bring in someone like: Fidel or Jerome!

  • on April 30, 2011, 19:51 GMT

    well guys i feel for west indies cricket.

    Where they were 30 years ago and where they are now.

    i think they are giving chance to youngsters. thats a positive sign.

    why people are shouting for gayle specailly. people like gayle, pollard can only perform in ipl and t20 matches. They have got enough chances i think. Gayle might need some time to gain his form. i dont know why dwayne bravo is rated so highly. the shots he played in the series were un-believable. Darren bravo younger brother is more talented and has a nice future. Bisho is another one who has a nice future. :)

    well hoping for best for west indies cricket.

    Mansoor. 4m pakistan karachi.

  • simonviller on April 30, 2011, 19:42 GMT

    No matter what is said or done ..the more is said or done !!! Just leave the West Indies alone to do things as they see fit .

  • on April 30, 2011, 19:42 GMT

    Real Disaapointment to see the amount of crowd..

  • Finn92 on April 30, 2011, 19:36 GMT

    It's a bit awkward that Sammy is captain (how did he get the job?) as he needs to be dropped, not international standard at all! I agreed with Chanderpaul going but Sarwan should have been retained for experience and his impressive record in ODI's

  • on April 30, 2011, 19:35 GMT

    What is happening to West Indies cricket? Why has the everlasting feud between WICB and WI Players Association not resolved? After all, the cricket boards are there to aid those playing in the middle. If these persists, then the cricketing culture will die fast in the once-world-dominated land. Time players (legends) like Lara, Richards, Lloyd, etc voice their opinion and extend their support vigorously for the re-growth of WI Cricket!!!

  • on April 30, 2011, 19:18 GMT

    Why no to Nash or Deonarine? these 2 impressed before

  • Paul_Ramcharitar on April 30, 2011, 19:03 GMT

    "selectors have decided experience is required", wow they finally realized that o_O

  • IsaacM_7 on April 30, 2011, 19:01 GMT

    Good move. just need 2 drop sammy, senoior bravo, bring gayle,fidel, taylor back in. maybe give ramdin a shout.

  • shawnsundar on April 30, 2011, 18:58 GMT

    I hope they realize we still have a fair chance of loosing even with Sarwan on the team because our bowling besides Ravi and Bishoo has not been that great. Dwayne needs to step up with his batting, so does the captain. Samuels will perform soon just a matter of time. Kirk has talent no doubt, but I think he should open with Simmons. Watch, they're gonna blame Sarwan if we loose the next match. Many people will disagree, but in my opinion, Ramdin does better than any keeper in the W.I besides Fletcher who can only bat against poor domestic bowling.

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:57 GMT

    i hope everyone seeing the decisions the WICB is making .. so very inept and incompetent!!!! they now see the need for experience! after dropping all their senior batsmen and losing the series,,, my god WICB! they cant even get their press releases correct!!! cant the governments of the region put pressure on the WICB board to resign??

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:55 GMT

    hmmm.. well now i might watch the cricket on tv... if i was the selected i would off select nash and ramdin and chanderpaul ...ramdin is the only keeper would can play spin

  • Natasha24 on April 30, 2011, 18:54 GMT

    The WICB really amazes me. When the series is already lost and they are desperate and stumped for ideas, they recall Sarwan. They expect an instant miracle and if he doesn't perform, it will be good for them since it would have justified the decision to drop the senior players. Moreover, they are attempting to attract supporters when they go Guyana for the other games. Good going WICB! and that my friends is why West Indies cricket will never rise...

  • stud91 on April 30, 2011, 18:42 GMT

    lose one more match and then recall chanderpaul as well

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:30 GMT

    I think the selectors got it wrong again as usual my team would be Darren Ganga( Capt), R Sarwan(vcapt), Dwayne Bravo, Darren Bravo, Lendel Simmons, SChanderpaul, Brendon Nash, Kemar Roach, Fidel Edwards, Ravi Rampaul, Davendra Bishoo, Dinesh Ramdin(wkrp), Suliman Benn with Otis Gibson(Coach). This team would have easly won those three first games but clearly like evryone including the commentators say the captain has to play why do we the people of the Caribbean continue to accept failure time for a radical change not with the team but the managment of West Indies cricket M rHunte, Mr Hilliare, The Three worst selectors ever and evryone else who is not performing...........especially the captain.......

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:28 GMT

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:28 GMT

    Stupid move. He hasn't played any cricket since the WC

  • popahwheely on April 30, 2011, 18:26 GMT

    LOL at the WICB...... But my XI Simmons,Samuels,Sarwan,Young Bravo,Edwards,Bravo,Baugh,Sammy,Rampaul,Roach,Bishoo.

  • WI-NZ-SA-ENG on April 30, 2011, 18:23 GMT

    Only Sarwan, they should've bought back Shivnarine and Suleiman Benn as well, maybe replacing kirk edwards and Anthony Martin

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:19 GMT

    that a good move there one more change and that in darren sammy, it hard to watch cricket with him on the team

  • Alexk400 on April 30, 2011, 18:17 GMT

    They really need inspirational Darrn Ganga even if he can't score much. West Indies lack identity and leader. When ganga was leader of TT in Champions league , they played fearless cricket.

    West indies lacks mindset not skills. They lacks motivation. Young players need good leader , i rather get darren ganga appointed for 3 years as captain and let him mould team than bringing sarwan , chanderpaul or gayle.

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:11 GMT

    fiinaly gd call t bring him bac..ve t b captain

  • shawnsundar on April 30, 2011, 18:08 GMT

    It is safe for the fans to say we told you so? Now bring back Benn as well, along with Fidel Edwards. And for the sake of cricket drop Sammy!!!

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:06 GMT

    I knew this was gonna happen. Sarwan should've made an excuse and say he can't play because they are only using him to get the fans into Providence stadium. After the games in providence, Guyana, they will drop him again..

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:05 GMT

    Common sense prevails at last. I'm all for giving youth a chance but it's vital to have experience in the middle order (especially against the spin). They just need to find a middle ground with Gayle and Chanderpaul then hopefully the team can make progress...

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:01 GMT

    not a West Indies fan, but why didnt they select him before they had lost the series???? WICB is a brainless cricket board.

  • AvidCricFan on April 30, 2011, 18:00 GMT

    Whats the point of recalling Sarwan now? It series is lost. The selection of the current team is not futuristic, but recycling of the same old failed players that failed in the first three ODIs. It is pathetic to see WI struggling to put 200 run score in this format of the game.

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  • AvidCricFan on April 30, 2011, 18:00 GMT

    Whats the point of recalling Sarwan now? It series is lost. The selection of the current team is not futuristic, but recycling of the same old failed players that failed in the first three ODIs. It is pathetic to see WI struggling to put 200 run score in this format of the game.

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:01 GMT

    not a West Indies fan, but why didnt they select him before they had lost the series???? WICB is a brainless cricket board.

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:05 GMT

    Common sense prevails at last. I'm all for giving youth a chance but it's vital to have experience in the middle order (especially against the spin). They just need to find a middle ground with Gayle and Chanderpaul then hopefully the team can make progress...

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:06 GMT

    I knew this was gonna happen. Sarwan should've made an excuse and say he can't play because they are only using him to get the fans into Providence stadium. After the games in providence, Guyana, they will drop him again..

  • shawnsundar on April 30, 2011, 18:08 GMT

    It is safe for the fans to say we told you so? Now bring back Benn as well, along with Fidel Edwards. And for the sake of cricket drop Sammy!!!

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:11 GMT

    fiinaly gd call t bring him bac..ve t b captain

  • Alexk400 on April 30, 2011, 18:17 GMT

    They really need inspirational Darrn Ganga even if he can't score much. West Indies lack identity and leader. When ganga was leader of TT in Champions league , they played fearless cricket.

    West indies lacks mindset not skills. They lacks motivation. Young players need good leader , i rather get darren ganga appointed for 3 years as captain and let him mould team than bringing sarwan , chanderpaul or gayle.

  • on April 30, 2011, 18:19 GMT

    that a good move there one more change and that in darren sammy, it hard to watch cricket with him on the team

  • WI-NZ-SA-ENG on April 30, 2011, 18:23 GMT

    Only Sarwan, they should've bought back Shivnarine and Suleiman Benn as well, maybe replacing kirk edwards and Anthony Martin

  • popahwheely on April 30, 2011, 18:26 GMT

    LOL at the WICB...... But my XI Simmons,Samuels,Sarwan,Young Bravo,Edwards,Bravo,Baugh,Sammy,Rampaul,Roach,Bishoo.