Cricket West Indies denies reports of rift between captain Kieron Pollard and players;

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Cricket West Indies denies reports of rift between captain Kieron Pollard and players;

Cricket West Indies (CWI) on Friday denied reports of a rift within the Senior Men’s team over discord between the Team Captain and other members of the side. Moreover, CWI says that voice notes have shared on social and regional media to make ‘unfounded’ and ‘mischievous’ allegations suggesting there’s a rift within the team.

“Cricket West Indies (CWI) is aware that earlier today, voice notes circulated on social media, and in sections of the regional broadcast media, which shows that there is a rift within the West Indies Senior Men’s team,” CWI said in a statement on Friday.

“Contrary to the unsubstantiated statements, containing unfounded and mischievous allegations. CWI satisfied that there is no discord between the Team Captain. And any member of the West Indies team,” it added.

CWI president Ricky Skerritt said the ‘malicious attack’ has launched to created division between West Indies. By ‘well-known’ mischief makers’ who are trying to discredit their captain:

“I view this as a malicious attack on the credibility of the West Indies Captain. In conclusion, designed to sow division within our team that has just recorded three very impressive T20I performances against very strong opponents. However, including two outstanding wins and one heroic comeback. To get within one run of victory,” Skerritt said in a statement.

“This clear attempt by well-known mischief makers to discredit the Captain. And to derail the Team’s momentum in the ongoing Betway T20I Series should not tolerated or encouraged,” he added.

Therefore, West Indies lead England 2-1 in the five-match T20 International Series at Kensington Oval in Barbados. In conclusion, the fourth and fifth matches of the series will played at the same venue on Saturday and Sunday.

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