“I think we do have girls that are interested. It’s just that you don’t have anyone to push it, and I think that’s where we need to start, by going into the schools and getting these girls out,” said Taylor. While the West Indies women beat the world in the recently concluded World T20 in India, the feat came against the background of poor development within the region.
“I think we definitely need some infrastructure, whereas Australia and England they do have it. We need young girls coming up,” said Taylor. “When you, look at our team, most of us are fairly young, and when these core players are gone, it’s going to deteriorate, and we need to start building young players coming up.”
The West Indies Women upset Australia in the final of the World T20 on Sunday, with Taylor scoring 59, to accrue 246 runs in the tournament and a player-of-the-tournament award.