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BAN vs WI third ODI 2020-21 – Coach Phil Simmons

2021-01-25 17:17:26


Their head coach underlined that his facet wanted to point out extra ‘character, coronary heart, dedication’ sooner or later

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has mentioned he’s in search of huge enhancements within the ODI facet, significantly in the best way they play spin. He shared these views after West Indies went down by 120 runs within the third and last ODI towards Bangladesh, struggling a 0-3 collection loss that laid the guests’ inexperience naked.

Of the 30 wickets they misplaced through the collection, 13 have been to spinners Shakib Al Hasan and Mehidy Hasan, who averaged a mere 10.07 and conceded simply 2.72 per over via the collection.

Though the Shere Bangla Nationwide Stadium’s pitch was mentioned to be “troublesome”, it performed its greatest within the first innings, and West Indies batted first within the first two video games. Within the third ODI in Chattogram, the place they encountered a seemingly flat pitch, West Indies by no means seemed like threatening Bangladesh’s complete of 297 for six.

“[I learned] that we have to play spin higher,” Simmons mentioned. “We’d like to have the ability to rotate strike and rating boundaries in Bangladesh so much higher. There’s work to be performed. Each time you’ve low scores, there’s not sufficient character, coronary heart, dedication proven. It’s all about placing every thing on the market and ensuring issues occur the best way you need them to occur, and that is not been performed.

“We have to enhance on every thing, in each space, after shedding three video games. Particularly the runs that we placed on the board. That is one thing now we have to work on from now, until our subsequent collection which is in March (towards Sri Lanka).”

Simmons nevertheless remained hopeful that West Indies may get better within the ODI collection towards Sri Lanka. He additionally marked out Akeal Hosein, the Trinidadian left-arm spinner who took a three-wicket haul on his ODI debut, as one for the long run.

“He’s positively a person of the long run,” Simmons mentioned. “To make your debut and to get three-for in your debut after which to have the type of respect that you’ve gained within the final two video games, it means that you’re bettering and doing one thing proper.

“We misplaced the primary collection however there’s lots of collection to play. We simply must guarantee that we get [World Cup Super League] factors from each collection. From right here now, the one approach we are able to go is up.”

Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84



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