Courtesy of Nath Goonawardena
young Harry Solomons
the BREW that sustains them all
Nagraj Gollapudi in ESPNcricinfo, 3 June 2020 … with this title “Why West Indies trio pulled out of England tour”
Concerns about their families are understood to be the primary reason behind Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul declining to be part of the West Indies Test squad for the England tour. Both the prospect of leaving their families for seven weeks and concerns about how quickly they would be able to see them on their return to the Caribbean at the end of July are understood to be key factors in the players’ decisions, with uncertainty around the quarantine requirements that may be imposed by their respective governments.
Hetmyer and Darren Bravo in the middle
News Item in ISLAND, 26 May 2020 …. http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=222751
The coronavirus may have struck shortly before the English cricket season was due to start, but it threatens to have major implications for the game worldwide. English officials still believe they can fit a full international programme of three-Test series against both the West Indies and Pakistan, as well as one-day internationals with Australia and Ireland, into a season that won’t start until 1 July at the earliest.
Pictures from Daily Mirror … and …. Daily News … where the headline = “Sri Lanka’s cricketing heroes rewarded with US$ 145,000″
Rumesh Ratnayake, Dasun Shanaka, Lahiru Tirimanne and Asantha De Mel with lesser lights
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