Latest News

Bravo's return to Super50 could pave way for Windies recall

Friday, September 14, 2018

Print this page Email A Friend!


PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — With Dwayne Bravo set to turn out for the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in the Regional Super50 competition next month, it has opened up the possibility of the Trinidadian making a return to the West Indies team for next year's ICC Cricket World Cup.

Following a three-year hiatus from the Super50, Bravo was named as vice-captain of the Red Force for the tournament which will run from October 3 to 28.

The 34-year-old all-rounder last played a One Day International (ODI) match for the West Indies in 2014, during the highly publicised ill-fated tour of India which resulted in the series being abandoned following a protracted payment structure dispute between the players, the then West Indies Cricket Board — now Cricket West Indies- and the West Indies Players' Association.

The 2019 Cricket World Cup is the 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup, scheduled to be hosted by England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019.

Since making his debut in 2004, Bravo has played 164 ODIs for the West Indies and has scored 2,968 runs at an average of 29.36. He has scored two centuries and five half-centuries.

He has also taken 199 wickets at an average of 29.51 and an economy rate of 5.41.

The Red Force team will be captained by Denesh Ramdin.

There will be two groups of teams, with Group A playing in Trinidad, and Group B in Barbados, with the semi-finals and final being staged in Barbados.

T&T is in Group A and will play their first match on October 3 against the Windward Islands at the Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain.

The Red Force Super50 team will be coached by Kelvin Williams and managed by Roland Sampath.

ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT