Sir Andy Praises Cottrell and Pooran, Says Windies Had No Plan

By Neto Baptiste

Fast bowling legend Sir Andy Roberts has fingered fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell and young batsman Nicholas Pooran as the only bright sparks for the regional squad at the recently ended ICC Cricket World Cup in England.

Speaking on the Good Morning Jojo Sports Show, Sir Andy said both players displayed a level of maturity that was lacking from teammates throughout the tournament.

“His whole cricket improved a lot, himself and Nicholas Pooran, towards the end of the tournament. He [Cottrell] showed signs of maturity unlike Hetmyer, so I think those were two of the good things that came out of the World Cup,” Sir Andy said.

Cottrell claimed 12 wickets in nine matches from 67 overs to end as the team’s leading bowler at the tournament. Carlos Brathwaite was the second best West Indian bowler with nine wickets from eight matches, while Oshane Thomas also had nine wickets, but from nine matches. Read More….

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