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Exclusive: Sir Garry Sobers hails ‘tremendous’ West Indies star Shimron Hetmyer

Metro – Sir Garry Sobers has hailed ‘tremendous’ Shimron Hetmyer ahead of West Indies’ World Cup clash with hosts England.

Summary

  • Sir Garry Sobers has hailed ‘tremendous’ Shimron Hetmyer ahead of West Indies’ World Cup clash with hosts England.
  • Guyanese batsman Hetmyer has endured a subdued start to the 2019 World Cup, contributing 28 runs in West Indies’ two completed matches, but was singled out for praise by Sobers ahead of Friday’s clash with England.
  • Asked to assess the current West Indies team, legendary all-rounder Sobers told Metro.co.uk: ‘There are some really talented players.
  • Sobers, regarded as one of the best players to ever play the game, hopes West Indies win their first World Cup since 1979 this summer but is just as keen to watch ‘good cricket’ played by all the teams.
  • After thumping Pakistan in their World Cup opener, West Indies suffered a narrow defeat to Australia before their third fixture, against the winless South Africa, was washed out.


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