Hope was his first draft.'What stood out about Shai?His passion for the game - it's in his blood with his brother Kyle and father Ian - his determination to improve, and after watching him practise I knew he would be willing to work really hard, to sacrifice a lot to fulfill his potential.'Bede's has a rich cricket pedigree.In Sussex schools cricket people still talk about Shai and some of the innings he played against Eastbourne College and Ardingly College.The people that witnessed them have not forgotten.'Particularly one against Ardingly in which he struck 178 not out and took Abi Sakande, an England Under-19 at the time and now on the Sussex staff, apart.'Shai didn't think he was bowling fast enough at him, so he stood about two metres down the pitch so it would come on a bit quicker, and he just kept smacking him into the trees for six – it was just extraordinary,' Wells recalls.Wells' response was to remind his former pupil of the offer made at the start of West Indies' tour – a ticket with his name on it for the series finale at Lords.HARRISBURG — In the middle of one of the busiest legislative workdays in the Capitol this week, a group of state senators — including the chamber’s ranking Republican and Democrat — wrote Gov.One Englishman was left beaming with pride when Shai Hope's devotion to crease occupation secured an historic Test match victory and a place in the first-class record books.
He told me it was the same as every other time he walked in. " His answer: "I never want to get out".'The high price the 23-year-old placed on his wicket at Leeds was integral to West Indies' win and, strikingly, the first occurrence of a player celebrating three figures twice in a match since first-class cricket was first played there in 1890.Freemasons are and have been for centuries, an integral and responsible part of the local community, dedicated to promoting the general well-being of ALL law-abiding citizens. It promotes and encourages steady principles in life in an increasingly changing world.We are not an organisation which serves our self-interests but through the traditional values of Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth, we offer an opportunity to good men to find greater fulfilment in their lives.It was Hope's coming of age as an international player, a journey accelerated by his time as a sixth form boarder at Bede's.Since 2010, Wells, the school's director of cricket, has regularly headed out to Bridgetown to hand-pick a scholar for a programme jointly funded with the Barbados Cricket Association.