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‘It’s end of a generation for West Indies cricket’, Bravo hints at franchise cricket in future

Disillusioned at crashing out of the T20 World Cup with only one win from 5 matches, West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard on Saturday admitted that it’s the “finish of a technology” for the Caribbeans and they should begin from the scratch to construct a world beating facet.

With the defeat within the swansong sport for Dwyane Bravo and possibly additionally for Chris Gayle, West Indies are more likely to miss out on direct qualification for subsequent 12 months’s World Cup. They’ll drop out of top-8 after Saturday’s defeat.

“Total it’s been a disappointing marketing campaign. When it comes to the batting we now have not executed properly in any respect. Our bowling has been respectable however not ok. It’s the top of a technology, we now have some guys who’ve executed good issues for T20 cricket in our workforce and all over the world,” Pollard mentioned on the post-match presentation.

“We as individuals are very proud. We now have to have a look at the way in which we play T20 cricket. What we’ve seen is that one man within the high 4 has to bat so long as doable. Going ahead want to try this higher. We now have to start out from a basis now,” Pollard mentioned on the post-match press convention.”

Australia’s David Warner additionally paid his tribute to retiring duo of Dwayne Bravo and Chris Gayle, saying they’ve set benchmark for future technology. “DJ (Bravo) has been a benchmark for all gamers coming by way of, and Chris, he’s somebody I look as much as.”

Will proceed to play franchise cricket for some years, if my physique holds: Bravo

In the meantime, Bravo says he intends to play franchise cricket for some extra years if his physique permits and insisted that point was proper to lastly name time on his worldwide profession and let the youthful gamers take West Indies cricket ahead.

Bravo, 38, performed his swansong sport as West Indies exited the T20 World Cup following an eight wicket defeat towards Australia.

He got here out of retirement in 2019 to assist West Indies defend their T20 title however it couldn’t occur as they may handle to win solely certainly one of their 5 Tremendous 12 video games.

“I’ll proceed taking part in franchise cricket for just a few extra years so long as my physique will enable me to,” Bravo, who performed for West Indies for 18 years, mentioned through the post-match press convention.

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