Is experimentation with line up hurting the Windies against India?

By November 06, 2018
Leighton Levy

Leighton Levy is a journalist with 28 years’ experience covering crime, entertainment, and sports. He joined the staff at SportsMax.TV as a content editor two years ago and is enjoying the experience of developing sports content and new ideas. At SportsMax.tv he is pursuing his true passion - sports.

Related items

  • Windies ready for 'challenging' Bangladesh tour claims skipper Brathwaite Windies ready for 'challenging' Bangladesh tour claims skipper Brathwaite

    Stand-in Windies skipper Kraigg Brathwaite has insisted the squad is ready for the challenge of playing against Bangladesh at home when the series between the teams bowls off on Wednesday.

    On their previous tour, the Windies struggled to gain a foothold in two difficult Tests against India where they were easily defeated by an innings and 272 runs and then 10 wickets.

    They can, however, claim motivation from a partly competitive One Day International series and a strong showing in the two-day practice match

    ‘I think the preparation is quite good,’ Brathwaite told reporters in Chattogram after the drawn two-day practice game. 

    “Obviously probably prefer a three-day game for tours unlike this and we have come from India also and that for I think it was very good preparations for us before the first Test,” he added.
    “There will few challenges. We have to expect that. We are up for the challenge. It won’t be so easy. Obviously, they are very good at home. But we are ready for the challenges.”

  • Sri Lanka draft in uncapped Peiris to replace Dananjaya Sri Lanka draft in uncapped Peiris to replace Dananjaya

    Sri Lanka have added Nishan Peiris to their squad for the third and final Test against England after Akila Dananjaya was reported for a suspect bowling action.

    Spinner Dananjaya took eight wickets in the second Test after being given 14 days to respond to the charge but is set to be assessed at the National Cricket Centre in Brisbane on Friday.

    The third Test gets under way in Colombo on Friday, with 21-year-old Peiris - previously a member of Sri Lanka's Under-19 and 'A' sides - included despite only having 12 first-class matches under his belt.

    Sri Lanka will hope his lack of experience is not an issue and that he can transfer some promising early form to the senior international stage, having taken 38 wickets at 29.52, including two five-wicket hauls.

    England have already won the series following victories in Galle and Pallekele.

  • Brathwaite joins De Villiers at Qalandars, Smith second pick Brathwaite joins De Villiers at Qalandars, Smith second pick

    Lahore Qalandars selected AB de Villiers as first pick in the Pakistan Super League draft and Steve Smith was snapped up by a yet-to-be-named franchise on Tuesday.

    De Villiers was the prized selection as a 'Platinum' player for a tournament which gets under way in February.

    Mohammad Hafeez, Carlos Brathwaite and Yasir Shah will be among the former South Africa captain's Qalandars team-mates.

    Banned ex-Australia skipper Smith was recruited by a 'sixth team' - formerly Multan Sultans - to play alongside the likes of Mohammad Abbas, Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Malik.

    Defending champions Islamabad United brought in former England batsman Ian Bell and secured a return for his compatriot Samit Patel.

    Kieron Pollard will play for Peshawar Zalmi, while fellow West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo was picked by Quetta Gladiators.

     

SportsMax Zone

Latest Tweets

Cedella Marley and Island Trinketz have partnered to raise funds for the Reggae Girlz. See story here:… https://t.co/TvzIusdHGf
#Dybala of #Juventus greets a child in a wheelchair in a heartwarming moment. #ChampionsLeague ⚽ action continues… https://t.co/CtKtgibPsE
Join the discussion! What are the Windies' chances against Australia?  Watch video here: https://t.co/ckhNhxpAkx… https://t.co/MRLXyZ414W
Follow SportsMax on Twitter
© 2018 SportsMaxTV All Rights Reserved.