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Taylor banking on support from teammates

first_imgFirst-time West Indies Women’s captain, Stafanie Taylor, is banking on her popularity among teammates to guide her through her first stint as leader of the regional aggregation.The most decorated regional female cricketer of all time is set to assume the post next month when she leads the regional side against Pakistan in a one-day and Twenty20 International home series.The day and night series will be played in St Lucia and Grenada, respectively, between October 13 and 31.”Most of the players do have respect for me, and I definitely have a lot of respect for them,” said the 24-year-old Taylor, who has been a member of regional side since 1998.”I, therefore, definitely think that I will get the support of, if not most, maybe all.”The outstanding batting all-rounder, who in 2013 was voted ICC Women Cricketer of The Year, replaces long-standing captain, wicketkeeper Merissa Aguilleira, who guided West Indies to the final of the 2013 Women’s World Cup, and two Women’s World Twenty20 semi-finals.The one-day leg of the Pakistan tour will form part of both teams’ bid to finish in the top four of the round-robin ICC Women’s Championship.The quartet will automatically qualify for the 2017 Women World Cup to be staged in England.The bottom four, meanwhile, will have another chance of qualification through an ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier series in 2017.The regional women will shortly assemble for a training camp in St Lucia.last_img read more

Henrikh Mkhitaryan urges Aaron Ramsey to stay at Arsenal to become club legend

first_img silverware Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings BIG PRESENTS UP TOP 3 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 latest ALTERED predicted Aaron Ramsey scored nine goals and made 11 assists last season revealed Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT HENRIKH MKHITARYAN wants Aaron Ramsey to sign a new deal with Arsenal.The Armenian midfielder believes the 27-year-old has what it takes to become a club legend at the Emirates. 3center_img 3 England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Aaron Ramsey in action against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday BEST OF Ramsey confirmed earlier this week that his agent is in talks with the Gunners over a new contract.He said: “Talks are still ongoing. I’ve got nothing else to say about that.“We’ll see what happens, my agent and the club are talking.”When asked what he decision relies on, the Welshman added: “I’m not sure exactly. “I’m leaving that to them to discuss and figure out.“But we have come to an agreement, that’s something that my agent and the club are discussing to try to get something done.”Ramsey has been with the Gunners since 2008 after he joined from Cardiff City for £4.8million.If he does not pen a new deal in North London, Arsenal will be at risk of losing him for free in 12 months, 3 Ramsey has less than a year remaining on his current contract with the Gunners and he is yet to renew his deal.Speaking about Ramsey’s future, Mkhitaryan said: “I think he has already been at this club for 10 years if I am not wrong.“And it seems that he became a symbol for this club and I will be very happy for him if he is going to sign a new contract because he has a history of Arsenal already.“And I hope he can become a legend for Arsenal after a few years.” Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update NEW ERA Henrikh Mkhitaryan joined Arsenal from Manchester United in January Most Read in Football gameday cracker impact What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas last_img read more