Chemistry key for Scorpions ahead of new Super50 season claim coach Samuels

By Sports Desk September 28, 2018
Jamaica Scorpions coach Robert Samuels Jamaica Scorpions coach Robert Samuels

Robert Samuels, coach of the Jamaica Scorpions, believes chemistry will crucial for the team during the upcoming Super50 season if it is to end a seven-year drought to reclaim the trophy.

The Scorpions were close to achieving their target two seasons ago but lost out in the final to Barbados, before crashing out in the preliminary round last year.

In order to go the distance this time around, the coach has revealed that the 14-man squad was spending time together to not only work on cricket, but also on chemistry.

“We are spending time with each other getting to know each other, trying to get the chemistry right to go out on the park and play,” Samuels said.

 “The first thing I need out there is a team, and once I have a team out there I know Jamaica Scorpions are going to do well,” he added.

The competition, which will bowl off on October 28, has seen the team drawn in group B alongside Barbados Pride, Leeward Islands Hurricanes, Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC), and the United States.  Their first game is against the CCC on October 4.

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