West Indies Excessive on Confidence In opposition to Bangladesh

The West Indies are excessive on confidence because the workforce will get prepared for his or her upcoming match towards Bangladesh within the opening check on the Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium beginning right here Thursday.

The house workforce is coming off a 1-0 collection win over England in March and a 2-0 whitewash of Bangladesh in Dhaka final yr.  

Regardless of that success, nevertheless, and the actual fact Bangladesh is ranked one spot under West Indies at ninth within the Worldwide Cricket Council rankings, Captain Kraigg Brathwaite has warned West Indies in regards to the hazard of taking Bangladesh with no consideration. Brathwaite mentioned it was vital that the hosts executed correctly towards harmful opponents. 

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“For me, the largest factor is that we will’t underestimate them.  Simply because they’re not within the high three on this planet, doesn’t imply that we’re simply going to roll over them, so I feel as batters and as bowlers, we’ve obtained to remain disciplined, we’ve obtained to go on the market and work exhausting,” Brathwaite instructed reporters.

“I believed within the England collection we did a superb job. A batter obtained 100 each sport and I believed that was excellent [but] we will’t assume we’re simply going to get 100 as a result of it’s Bangladesh.   We’ve obtained to go on the market and work exhausting. Clearly, they’ve obtained some younger quick bowlers and a few good spinners so you could have some intervals which shall be robust however we’ve obtained to combat.  The principle factor is we can’t underestimate this workforce – that’s the primary factor I’ll be preaching.”

West Indies shone in almost all departments towards England with the likes of Brathwaite, Nkrumah Bonner, Jermaine Blackwood, and wicketkeeper/batsman Joshua Da Silva all scoring lots of.

Veteran seamer Kemar Roach stored up his nice latest type as effectively, main the assault with 11 wickets, joined by rookie pacer Jayden Seales additionally with 11 wickets and quick bowler Alzarri Joseph with 10 scalps.

Brathwaite mentioned whereas preparations for the two-Check collection had gone easily, the significance of execution couldn’t be undervalued, particularly on the opening day as a way to set the tempo for the sport.

“Preparations went very good. I believed we had 4, 5 [good] days right here … and as batters, I believed we obtained in some good work,” the opener mentioned.

“The opposite guys got here in from Pakistan and the fellows are actually wanting ahead to this collection.  I feel as a workforce we’re simply focussing on what we’ve obtained to do, and no matter we do first we’ve obtained to do it effectively.  And I feel we’ve obtained to start out [well]. The primary hour may be very essential beginning on that first day. We’ve obtained to be within the combat and we will’t take them with no consideration.  They’ll be coming exhausting as a result of clearly we beat them in Bangladesh 2-0 so that they’ll be coming and seeking to do effectively towards us so we’ve obtained to combat.”

Because the finish of the England collection, West Indies gamers have featured in three rounds of first-class cricket which Brathwaite mentioned had been important to retaining the aspect match match.

“The extra match follow you get earlier than any collection is all the time nice so I believed that was very good,” he confused.

“We obtained three video games in Trinidad in some robust, scorching circumstances and it was good to see bowlers getting wickets. I feel it was good and it’ll serve us effectively on this collection.”

Roach, who has not performed competitively since mid-April when he pulled up for Surrey within the English County Championship, has been handed match for the sport in a large enhance for the house aspect.


WEST INDIES – Kraigg Brathwaite (captain), Jermaine Blackwood, Nkrumah Bonner, John Campbell, Kyle Mayers, Gudakesh Motie, Raymon Reifer, Joshua Da Silva, Devon Thomas, Anderson Phillip, Alzarri Joseph, Jayden Seales, Kemar Roach

BANGLADESH – Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Mominul Haque, Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudul Hasan Pleasure, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Yasir Ali, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Litton Das, Nurul Hasan, Taijul Islam, Ebadot Hossain, Khaled Ahmed, Rejaur Rahman Raja, Mustafizur Rahman.


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