West Indies cricketers like Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Sunil Narine, and Kieron Pollard most well-liked to play in abroad T20 leagues after falling out with the cricket board. Whereas the nationwide staff struggled in ODI and Assessments as a result of unavailability of the star gamers, the T20 facet managed to win the World Cup twice. They’ve spoken out in opposition to the West Indies cricket board for his or her remedy of their gamers.
West Indies’ captain on the 2016 T20 World Cup, Darren Sammy additionally mentioned that the board disrespected the gamers on the event. Former participant Ian Bishop has all the time been crucial of the board for his or her dealing with of the pay dispute with the gamers.
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He just lately mentioned that the staff misplaced a couple of vital gamers as a result of pay dispute and wished it had not occurred.
“Within the West Indies initially, there was a foul impact on the sport because the directors didn’t know the worth of T20 cricket and the flexibility of a participant as a sole contractor the place they’d to decide on after they wished to play. We didn’t deal with that effectively. We misplaced a couple of vital gamers from West Indies cricket for a time frame I want didn’t occur,” Bishop instructed Pommie MBangwa.
Bishop continued to say that the perspective has modified in recent times however West Indies cricket was set again as a result of standoff. Bishop maintained that he’s happy to see younger West Indies cricketers securing their future with enjoying IPL.
“And it’s solely now once we see England permitting their gamers to go and play within the IPL. The West Indies have taken a distinct view now underneath their management that they should enable their gamers to earn their residing however after they have been out there, we can have a compromise. However we have now missed so many necessary gamers. I feel it’s set again West Indies cricket just a little bit,” the 52-year previous mentioned.
“However I’m by no means going to be envious of what a participant is now capable of earn and safe his monetary future. I’ve seen the Bravos, the Pollards, and the Narines. Whereas they haven’t performed for the West Indies as a lot, which is one thing I want wouldn’t have occurred. However I’m joyful to see these younger guys having such safety for his or her future and household. It pleases me no finish.”