Jamaica Scorpions leave for Grenada keen on improvement and revenge

By January 14, 2019

The Jamaica Scorpions left the island on Monday for Grenada hoping to rebound from two poor performances that resulted in consecutive losses in the West Indies Championships.

In Grenada, they are hoping to exact revenge against the Windward Islands Volcanoes who defeated them when the teams met at Sabina Park from January 4-7.

“Our mission is to get points and further, to win that match. They beat us in Jamaica; we saw their team, we know what they have. Our players have to assess the situation and apply themselves; the team needs to occupy the crease for much longer, frustrate their bowlers and make runs. It can be done,” said head coach Robert Haynes ahead of the team’s departure.

For that to happen, the Scorpions, who sit at the bottom of the table, need to improve in several areas.

“The bowling has been exceptional but the let-down is in the field; the catching has been bad. It’s a matter that needs constant work. It’s related to their attitude in relation to their concentration levels,” Haynes said.

Team captain Paul Palmer is of one mind with his coach, acknowledging that the team needs a win if they are to salvage their season.

“Our approach is that each game from here on it is a final and therefore every game is a must-win,” he said.

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