Lara to review CWI World Cup

Former West Indies cricketer, Brian Lara.
Former West Indies cricketer, Brian Lara.
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Batting icon Brian Lara has been named by Cricket West Indies (CWI) as part of a three-member group which will review West Indies’ shocking early exit from the recent Twenty World Cup in Australia.
The former West Indies Test captain, also the region’s all-time run-scorer in the longest format, will be joined by renowned South Africa coach, Mickey Arthur and Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Judge, Justice Patrice Thompson, who will chair the group.
The two-time former champion, West Indies lost two of their three qualifiers to Scotland and Ireland to miss out on the Super 12 main draw of the T20 World Cup, and the CWI said last week the three-member group will “undertake the holistic assignment of all aspects of the team’s preparation and performance at the global tournament.”
Under their scope of work, the three-member group has been also tasked with examining selection strategy, team and player preparation, player and staff workloads, player development and the role of the Caribbean Premier League in team preparation.
Recommendations are expected to be presented to the CWI board by Dec. 15.

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