Skipper Kieron Pollard does not thoughts West Indies’ underdog tag in opposition to India and stated his workforce will look to concentrate on 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’d be the underdogs and that is positive however then once more it’s about going on the market and executing and believing in your expertise, when you do this something is feasible,” Pollard was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo.
“There are bins which must be ticked off, once you do this, most instances you find yourself on the appropriate aspect 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 workforce just lately beat Afghanistan within the ODI sequence and Pollard stated it’ll work tougher to be extra constant.
“You will need to commend the blokes on how they labored within the little time period for the Afghanistan sequence. It was unimaginable and it augurs effectively for us as we go into the longer term,” he stated.
“Success is boring as a result of it’s a must to do similar factor over and over to be constant and that is one thing the blokes are keen to work on.”
Pollard, who was unnoticed of the West Indies workforce for a while resulting from variations with the earlier board, stated captaincy was one thing that sprung upon him.
“I used to be taking part in worldwide cricket for a protracted time period. I missed out three or four years. It’s no secret what transpired when it comes to my relationship with the board and no matter.
“Such as you dream of taking part in 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 wish to shrink back from challenges,” he added.
Pollard stated 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 recognize, that is mainly my job. By way of attempting to information them and set them in the appropriate route.”