Skipper Kieron Pollard would not thoughts West Indies’ underdog tag in opposition to India and mentioned his crew will look to give attention to the fundamentals to get a beneficial consequence within the limited-over sequence starting on Friday.
“We’re developing in opposition to a tougher opposition, we might be the underdogs and that is nice however then once more it’s about going on the market and executing and believing in your expertise, when you try this something is feasible,” Pollard was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo.
“There are bins which must be ticked off, while you try this, most occasions you find yourself on the best facet of the consequence.”
West Indies, the reigning ICC World T20 champions, will start their tour with the three-match T20I sequence, beginning with the opening match in Hyderabad on December 6.
It will likely be adopted by the second T20I in Thiruvananthapuram on December eight and the third match is scheduled to be held in Mumbai on December 11.
The 2 groups will then meet in three ODIs in Chennai (December 15), Visakhapatnam (December 18) and Cuttack (December 22).
The West Indies crew not too long ago beat Afghanistan within the ODI sequence and Pollard mentioned it’s going to work tougher to be extra constant.
“You should commend the blokes on how they labored within the little time frame for the Afghanistan sequence. It was unbelievable and it augurs properly for us as we go into the longer term,” he mentioned.
“Success is boring as a result of you must do similar factor again and again to be constant and that is one thing the blokes are prepared to work on.”
Pollard, who was omitted of the West Indies crew for a while on account of variations with the earlier board, mentioned captaincy was one thing that sprung upon him.
“I used to be enjoying worldwide cricket for an extended time frame. I missed out three or four years. It’s no secret what transpired by way of my relationship with the board and no matter.
“Such as you dream of enjoying for the West Indies however you do not dream of captaining West Indies. However one thing falls into your lap and once more it is a problem and I do not need to draw back from challenges,” he added.
Pollard mentioned he can share his expertise with the younger gamers within the dressing room.
“They usually want the skilled guys additionally to information them alongside so. You already know, that is principally my job. When it comes to attempting to information them and set them in the best path.”