Coaches to help Shai Hope after he was axed for West Indies' New Zealand tour

By October 16, 2020

West Indies lead selector Roger Harper said West Indies head coach Phil Simmons and coaches in Barbados are to design a programme that they hope will help Shai Hope rediscover his form and live up to his potential.

During a press conference via Zoom on Friday, Harper said the out-of-form batsman will not be left to his own devices. Hope will undertake this programme while the West Indies tour New Zealand next month into December this year.

Hope has been dropped from the West Indies team for the tour following scores of 16, 9, 25, 7, 17 and 31 during a disastrous run of form the three-Test #raisethebat series in England in July. Harper believes the break will be helpful to the middle-order batsman.

“Shai is a player who I think has a tremendous future in Test cricket but at the moment he needs to reorganize his Test match game and get his batting in the longest version, back to its best,” Harper said.

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