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Zone Blitz: Who do you think will make the Windies squad and who will miss out?

By George Davis, Mariah Ramharack& Lance Whittaker April 19, 2019

A provisional Windies squad will be selected next week.  Who do you think will be in and who will be out? 

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    Having conceded and eyewatering 875 runs in four prior game, the Tallawahs made changes to their bowling attack and opted to go with spinners at the top of the order.  The ploy worked as extra bounce and turn from George Worker quickly removed openers Johnson Charles and Alex Hales. 

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    “It was a lot of pressure, but I knew that if we batted the full 20 overs, we would win the game.  The aim was just to bat the 20 overs,” he added.

    “It’s nice to get your campaign off and running, it’s a bit late but we will take it nonetheless and hope that we can move strength to strength from here.”

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