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Brooks at helm

Haydn Gill

Brooks at helm

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SHAMARH BROOKS wasn’t even in the Barbados squad that travelled to Jamaica at the start of the season but he’s ready to lead his country into battle with a rejigged unit today.
After a week of dramatic developments, Brooks has been entrusted with the responsibility of captaining Barbados against Guyana for their fifth-round WICB match at Kensington Oval that features five new faces from their last game.
Brooks takes over as team leader from Kirk Edwards, who sustained an injury while fielding in the previous match against Combined Campuses and Colleges.
It is a role that is he not unaccustomed to, having led Barbados in one match last season when the then captain Ryan Hinds was sidelined by illness and having captained the West Indies Under-19 side and the Sagicor High Performance Centre.
Read the full story in today’s WEEKEND NATION.