Fabian Allen enters Super50 with eye on Windies selection

By September 28, 2018
Fabian Allen has an eye on playing for the Windies. Fabian Allen has an eye on playing for the Windies.

Jamaica Scorpion middle order batsman Fabian Allen sees the upcoming Regional Super50 competition as an opportunity to catch the eye of the Windies selectors.

The 23-year-old Allen, who scored 19 runs for Jamaica on his debut in a four-day match against Barbados in November 2016, told SportsMax.TV that he believes he knows what he needs to do to kick the door in.

“Going forward in the Super50 I am trying to be patient, consistent with what I am doing. I have always wanted to play for West Indies so you’re going to keep your belief. I am pretty confident,” he said.

He is also confident that the Scorpions can compete with the best teams this year even with all of the ‘big’ stars making themselves available for this year’s competition.

“All of the players are here, so you’re going to go up against the best but the Scorpions are a good strong team so we are looking to win,” he said, confident, again, that he can transfer his form from the CPL where he scored valuable runs for the St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots, over into the Super 50.

“I look to play all forms of cricket, so 50 overs going to be pretty decent. I am always looking to go as high as possible. I am looking to reach the West Indies,” he said.

“It’s all about confidence and expressing yourself. If you don’t have confidence I don’t think you should in the park. You should have confidence, select your shots, play each ball on merit and try to score.”

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