Recently appointed West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has urged the board to rear kids joining the group and make sure they’re protected in the”vultures” that are constantly hoping to bring down them. West Indies, who’ve been in India for quite a while now as they confronted Afghanistan in each of the 3 formats in Lucknow, will now face India in a limited-overs series (comprising of 3 T20Is as several ODIs) beginning Friday.
“We will need to back these young men as we’ve seen their ability and mindset. Exciting times ahead of your kids, we’ve got a great deal of young talent, it’s merely about easing them in the sphere of global cricket,” Pollard said on the eve of their initial T20I to be performed in the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.
“Sometimes you want to be honest with yourselves and safeguard them by the vultures that are available to down them,” he added.
India had whitewashed Windies in most of the 3 formats when they seen the Caribbean Islands before in August.
Nonetheless, in the T20I series against Bangladesh played , the Men in Blue – beneath Rohit Sharma – were not in their best as they surrendered their first beat defeat for their Asian allies from the arrangement.
“We’ve played with a lot in India, so it’s only a matter of using that expertise and attempting to win games . In the conclusion of the afternoon, we’re here in order to play, we’ve prepared well and we show a fantastic performance tomorrow,” Pollard said.
The Indian bowling additionally appears much more powerful with the return of Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar that are known match-winners. Deepak Chahar and Shivam Dube have performed remarkably well in their own limited chances up to now and have fortified the Indian speed battery.
In case Windies batters do cope with the pacers nicely, they might need to compete with the top quality spin attack containing Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav.
“Indian pace attack was performing very well. They’re the number one group, it’s a fantastic chance for us to confront the number one rated side, we can’t take into that and we will need to do everything. We will need to attempt and locate strategies to attack the attack. We aren’t focused on people.”
But, Pollard considers his team should proceed and wish to put their very best foot forward. “You don’t wish players seeking to fill in the openings of mature players. For all of us, Russell, Narine and Bravo are large openings, but as a staff, we’ve chosen 15 players to perform a project here,” Pollard said.
“We back each and every participant, when these mature players eventually become available for choice, we may have a conversation about it. It’s exactly what it is, we’ve moved on from this and we understand that the reasons why they are here,” he added.