Crandon sees pink after loss to B/dos

- slams `irresponsible batting’ by Guyana players

Guyana Coach Esaun Crandon slammed his team’s irresponsible batting performance after their horrific home game loss to defending Regional 4-day champions Barbados on Sunday, but was still optimistic about his players resolving their errors ahead of their upcoming match against the Windward Islands tomorrow.

The former national all-rounder during an exclusive interview with this newspaper on Monday, said that his team’s 136-run mauling on day-three was a result of poor, irresponsible batting while failing to capitalise on good starts.

“The batting was poor and we failed to capitalise which made it hard on ourselves,” said Crandon. “We are better, regardless of the colour of the ball and having 92-without loss meant we had to be batting well at some point,” Crandon pointed out. He refuted the notion that it was the unfamiliarity of playing with the pink ball which resulted in the team’s dramatic collapse from 92 without loss in their first batting innings, to 140 all out. He also pointed …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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