On West Indies’ World Cup Elimination, Captain Shai Hope’s Blunt ‘Perspective’ Comment On Gamers | Cricket Information



West Indies captain Shai Hope on Saturday questioned the perspective and preparedness of his gamers after their surprising exit from the race to qualify for the World Cup in India. The 2-time former title winners is not going to characteristic within the 50-over World Cup for the primary time in 48 years, for the reason that competitors’s inception again in 1975. The workforce from the Caribbean was on Saturday eradicated after their seven-wicket loss to Scotland in a Tremendous Six match, a contest wherein they but once more produced a dismal present each with the bat and the ball.

“To be honest, it’s not one thing I can put my finger on. We certainly let ourselves down in the tournament,” Hope informed the broadcaster after West Indies’ surprising exit.

“It really has to do with the attitude. The fielding is an attitude according to me, catches will be dropped and misfields will happen, that’s a part of the game and I feel that we did not give 100 per cent effort every time, we did it in patches.

“It begins with the inspiration — from again house, the preparation must be higher. We can’t come right here and count on to be an elite workforce with out preparation. You’ll be able to’t count on to get up one morning and be a fantastic workforce,” he added.

Hope, who himself had a decent tournament with the bat, said West Indies needed to relook their game plan.

“We need to look at how we start our innings definitely,” said Hope, who had scored 132 against Nepal.

“We knew it might be difficult. The toss is all the time essential however we have to discover a technique to counter that early motion. Each single captain who wins the toss right here decides to bowl first and we wanted to counter that early morning moisture. We have to give the West Indian followers one thing to cheer about.” The captain-wicketkeeper said the West Indies team would look to make the most of the last two games here, which are going to be inconsequential since they are out of the race to qualify for the World Cup in India.

Hope said, “We now have two extra video games and we have to discover a technique to bounce again. The expertise is there, I all the time consider that, however we have to translate that into constant performances.” With Daren Sammy taking over as the white-ball head coach ahead of their ODI series against UAE in Sharjah in June, there were high hopes of the two-time T20 World Cup-winning captain bringing about a big change in the Windies ranks.

However, according to Hope, more time is required for the group to understand each other. “We now have to grasp one another much more and we have now to go a technique and that is up,” he said.

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