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Pride failed to adapt, says Trotman

HAYDN GILL, haydngill@nationnews.com

Added 01 December 2019


GONE: Barbados Pride captain Jonathan Carter succumbing to a catch by jubilant wicketkeeper Joshua Da Silva. (Picture courtesy CWI Media)

Barbados Pride’s failure to adapt to different conditions cost them a place in the final of the Colonial Medical Insurance Super50 Cup.

That assessment is coming from head coach Emmerson Trotman in the aftermath of their three-wicket semi-final defeat to the West Indies Emerging Players at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad last Thursday night.

The Bajans topped Zone ‘A’ of the competition with six wins from eight games in St Kitts but came up short in the semis when they moved their campaign to new turf and were restricted to a modest 119 against their youthful opponents.

“We went into the semi-finals as favourites. We played very good cricket in St Kitts. The problem was that we failed to adapt to the conditions. . .,” Trotman told NATIONSPORT. (HG)

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