The process of marketing Barbados’ cricket talent must be done in a framework from the introduction to the game, straight through to giving the elite players exposure at the international level.
This is one of the major plans Calvin Hope has outlined as he seeks to become the next president of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) at the special general meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre.
Using the example of all-rounder Kirk Edwards, Hope said there was “tremendous talent” across Barbados, but there didn’t appear to be a defined process of moving it from one stage to the next.
“Kirk Edwards has been in our senior system since he was 14 [years] and at 26/27, he has taken 12 to 13 years to play his first Test match. We can’t say he is an established international player. (SAT)
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