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BARRY WILKINSON

Off the mark

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INCOMING ENGLAND AND WALES CRICKET BOARD chairman Colin Graves’ harsh assessment of the West Indies team prior to the start of the Wisden Series, was the ideal “team talk” that the young side needed.

So says England captain Alastair Cook, who thinks his team’s cause had not been helped by Graves’ comment describing the West Indies as “a mediocre team” before the start of the series.

Cook charged that Graves’ comments were “not ideal” but he is not blaming it on the defeat by five wickets at Kensington Oval last Sunday to draw the series after their victory in Grenada in the second Test. (BAW)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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