Helmot confident Red Steel’s preparation will bring success

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Red Steel head coach Simon Helmot said his team is “positive, prepared and organised” heading into their second match tomorrow in the 2014 Limacol Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) T20 tournament against the Guyana Amazon Warriors at the Providence stadium.

“We are very positive, very prepared, very organised and I think that was reflected in our performance. Ownership and responsibility was taken by two of our senior players in Darren Bravo and Ross Taylor and if you want to win competitions like CPL your better players, best players and senior professionals need to perform,” he said.

In an exclusive interview with Stabroek Sport on Monday at the stadium, the Aussie born coach said his team is brimming with confidence following their 7-wicket win in the opening match against the Barbados Tridents, courtesy of half-centuries from Bravo and Taylor. Despite a nerve-racking 2-wicket victory by the Warriors against the Antigua Hawksbills in their first match, Helmot said he was not nervous heading into the match against a still dangerous Guyana side at home. “No nerves, but we understand and respect that the Guyana team is very strong, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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