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Bravo: System Fails Again in Darren’s ODI Squad Exclusion

Dwayne Bravo has hit out at West Indies selectors, saying that “the framework flopped once more” after his sibling Darren Bravo was barred from the ODI squad against England.

“When will the BS [sic] stop?! I’m not shocked by my sibling’s non-choice, but rather with the new changes in WI cricket the executives, I clutched a touch of expectation to improve things,” Dwayne posted on Instagram. “This isn’t OK, and I can’t get a handle on it! So here are my consuming inquiries: What are the standards for West Indies group determination? Most likely, it can’t be exclusively founded on execution?”

Darren was the main run-scorer in the Super50 Cup 2023 that closed recently and captained Trinidad and Tobago to the title. He scored 416 runs in the opposition at a normal of 83.20 and a strike pace of 92.03, batting at No. 3, and was one of the two players with north of 400 runs in the opposition. Bravo likewise was among the main run-scorers for Trinidad and Tobago last season in the 50-over rivalry with 240 runs at a normal of 48 and a strike pace of 76.92.

After unremarkable excursions in ODIs against India at home and Pakistan away as well as the T20Is against New Zealand at home last year, legspinner Hayden Walsh Jr was avoided with regards to the West Indies side and was not chosen for the T20 World Cup in Australia. In front of the CPL 2023, he changed from Barbados Royals to Jamaica Tallawahs, yet played only two matches.

After he was dropped last year, Haynes said he had requested that he see his bowling film to chip away at his weaknesses.

“Last season I was quick to go to Hayden when he lost his certainty and I recommended ‘get a camera to take a gander at you, where you are bowling’,” Haynes said. “I thought at the time he was not bowling great and needed some help from the outside to view him.

“This year I can see you that I am exceptionally dazzled with how the ball was emerging from Hayden in this opposition. We even made the idea toward the West Indies Cricket Board to have Hayden in the 16 and he will be in Antigua for the camp.”

Walsh got back to frame with both bat and ball in the Super50 Cup packing 20 wickets – joint-most in the competition with Sunil Narine – and scoring 222 runs with two fifties and a strike pace of 100.45. Against West Indies Foundation, he came in with Leeward Islands at 157 for 6 and scored an unbeaten 60 off 55 to lift them to 239. He then, at that point, got five wickets to help his side succeed by 66 runs.

His subsequent fifty arrived in a comparative predicament in the semi-last against Barbados. Walsh scored 57 off only 45 to assist the Leeward Islands with recuperating from 179 for 6 to post 290.

“We were extremely dazzled with Hayden,” Haynes said. “He used to be a two-layered player. He batted very well for Leeward Islands, came in at a few critical times gave Leeward Islands a great organization, and got them a few decent runs. We were exceptionally dazzled with his batting also.

Bravo: System Fails Again in Darren's ODI Squad Exclusion

“Hayden was an exceptionally near choice, and I’m blissful he has got back his structure. He is bowling great and is continuously going to be in our arrangements.”

Haynes additionally said that he was informed Jason Holder “is involved exclusively in T20 and Tests” and isn’t accessible for ODIs.

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