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Clay Smith represented Bermuda's national cricket team for more than 18 years, skippering the side that qualified for the 2007 World Cup in the Caribbean. A current national team selector, Smith scored centuries for Bermuda in the Red Stripe Cup in the West Indies against Windward Island and Jamaica. He also represented the Island in four ICC Trophies Domestically, he initially played his club cricket at St George's before moving to St David's as a player/coach. He also coached Cleveland and his boyhood club St George's. Smith was a regular for St George's in Cup Match and captained the East Enders to victory in the 1997 edition of the annual Classic.

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  • Cricket is not alone in requiring a winter break
    Oct 16, 2015 8:00 am

    Cricket is not alone in requiring a winter break

    With winter just around the corner and the domestic cricket season concluded, this will be my last column of the summer. Thanks to the many readers for all of your support. Many of you have personally voiced your appreciation and for that I say thank you.

    Cricket may be over, but my mind cannot help but think about the state of our national game. Some have this negative mindset that there is no hope and that it will be years before our...

  • National pride comes at a price
    Oct 9, 2015 8:00 am

    National pride comes at a price

    As the winter months draw nearer and cricket goes on the back burner, the national team programme will start focusing on their plan for next year’s ICC World Cricket League Division Four qualifiers.

    Locally we have always had a problem trying to decide if quality is more important than quantity when it comes to our national squad.

    In the past turn out for training has not been great, and surely with a tournament of this magnitude...

  • So glad nightmare season is over
    Oct 2, 2015 8:00 am

    So glad nightmare season is over

    As I reflect on the season just finished, I can’t help but to think of the number of players who disrespect the game in Bermuda.

    Players are taking this lovely game for granted and abusing it, which has come back to haunt us as a country.

    For some cricketers it’s just a pastime, but for others it represents way more than that.

    Several years ago I recall then Bermuda coach Daryll Cullinan talking with the players at only...

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