Sammy wants batsmen to be selective
West Indies captain Darren Sammy has said that Bangladesh’s 2-0 lead in the ODI series was because the home team had assessed the conditions better and tailored their game accordingly. Sammy won both tosses – West Indies batted in the first game and fielded in the second – but his team was beaten comprehensively. The 160-run margin of defeat in the second ODI in Khulna was West Indies’ third-heaviest loss in terms of runs.
“We have to take the pitch out of the book, if we are to win the next one and the two after that,” Sammy said. “Bangladesh have played some good cricket and are showing us how to play one-day cricket on these pitches. They have assessed these conditions well and played accordingly.
“It is probably a good wake-up call for us and we’ll come back harder. We are 2-0 down but we’re not out. It would not be a wise thing to count us out because we have been in similar situations before and we have bounced back.” Read more
Courtesy : www.espncricinfo.com
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