Nicholas Pooran has stepped down as West Indies white-ball captain following the staff’s poor present within the 2022 T20 World Cup, Cricket West Indies confirmed on Monday (21 November). The Windies staff was eradicated within the very first spherical of the T20 World Cup.
Nicholas Pooran initially led the West Indies staff within the absence of injured Kieron Pollard within the T20Is towards Australia in July final 12 months. It was a sequence which was gained by the West Indies 4–1. When Pollard was dominated out of the tour of Pakistan in 2021-22 as a consequence of a hamstring damage, he once more led the white-ball staff.
Puran mentioned that after the large disappointment of the T20 World Cup, I’ve thought loads about captaincy. I’ve taken up this position with nice satisfaction and dedication and have given it my all within the final one 12 months. The T20 World Cup is one thing that ought to not outline us and I’ll readily get into it within the upcoming evaluation. While it should take a number of months for us to reconnect as a staff, I wish to give Cricket West Indies loads of time to organize for the matches towards South Africa in March and past.
Considerably, everybody was anticipating a powerful sport from the West Indies staff within the T20 World Cup, but it surely didn’t occur and the staff was eradicated within the first stage.