Phil Simmons
Phil Simmons. (Picture by Ryan Pierse/Getty Photographs)

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons spoke about his expectations from the crew forward of the three-match ODI collection towards guests India. The Males in Blue will tackle the West Indies in three 50-over matches on July 22, 24, and 27 at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain in Trinidad.

Simmons emphasised the truth that the house crew must bat their full quota of fifty overs with somebody stroking a century and holding the innings collectively. To notice, West Indies not too long ago suffered a humiliating collection defeat towards Bangladesh as they misplaced all three ODIs at residence.

Anyone has to attain 100 and maintain the crew collectively: Phil Simmons

“The principle factor is how we bat our 50 overs; we’ve got to bat 50 overs and put our innings collectively and partnerships collectively. Anyone must be trying to rating 100 and maintain the crew collectively. Batting-wise, that’s it,” Simmons was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo.

“The bowling and the fielding has been enhancing each day. We rank ourselves very extremely on the fielding. The bowling, we had a few video games on these wickets the place folks may say we must always’ve gotten extra wickets, however the wicket obtained higher each time we fielded as a result of that they had put out the second curler on it, and it had dried out from earlier within the day,” mentioned Simmons.

“So, the bowlers have been doing nicely, and we’ve got to proceed proscribing and getting wickets – that’s the one manner we will maintain totals low and proceed to win video games,” he added.

Speaking about crew India, the guests will likely be with out their everlasting skipper Rohit Sharma through the ODI collection. and also will miss the providers of their senior batter Virat Kohli, wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant and pacer Jasprit Bumrah, as all of them have been rested.

In consequence, Shikhar Dhawan has been named to guide the Indian aspect, whereas star allrounder Ravindra Jadeja will function vice-captain of the crew. After the ODI collection, the 2 groups will play a five-match T20I collection.