West Indies vs Zimbabwe, 8th Match

what a critical success that was for West Indies. There was such a lot of feeling on the field directly through the pursuit, going from the disappointment toward the begin to unadulterated celebration after a splendid circle back drove by Alzarri Joseph. This outcome presently implies that every one of the groups in Gathering B have a success each and it’s everything to play for. Invigorating times ahead. That is in support of now. Good wishes!

Nicholas Pooran | West Indies captain

Step by step instructions to make sense of this (chuckles). We talked yesterday and we realize we must be capable as a batting bunch, that’s the last straw. We attempted to be moderate in the center there yet in competitions like these occasionally things don’t turn out well for you, from the primary game and afterward today we had a couple of delicate excusals. You are the maker of your own karma, Akeal and Rovman putting on that organization toward the end was indispensable. The energy with the ball after those initial two overs.. in any case, certainly we made and made our own karma. We talked about the cycle and pursued a choice to dumbfound Mayers the first, in the event that you take a gander at our pacers he’s the one in particular who can swing the ball, tragically he hasn’t hit the nail on the head however we back him. The bowlers are getting it done, shot out Scotland for 160-odd, we are meeting up collectively and keep on creating, we are as yet looking for wickets in the powerplay however we are learning. Jason is the most experienced bowler we have here and we anticipate a great deal from him many games, Alzarri too, this year as well as since he got back to the T20 side, he’s our best bowler and head of our assault. He reliably bowls 140+ and gets significant wickets. These players are youthful and need to play global cricket, blissful they are getting the amazing chance to play at this level. Jason and Alzarri, yet others are contributing and we need to figure out how to win too. I’m really buckling down, things aren’t going on for me however everything occurs for an explanation, we emerged on the right side today and ideally on Friday I can emerge and execute for my group.

Regis Chakabva | Zimbabwe captain

¬†Bowlers stuck to their plan in terms of trying to hit our areas. They did pretty well to pull it back. Were happy to restrict them to 150. We went in with confidence that we’ll get there. Probably lost one wicket too many in the first 10 overs. Credit to WI and Joseph who opened up the gates. Pitch played very well throughout. Will be looking to bounce back on Friday.

Alzarri Joseph | Player of the Match

It is very encouraging but the job is not done. We have another game and have to win it to get to the main tournament. It is all about pulling it back for the team, trying to get an early wicket and if not keep it tight. It (the yorker) took a lot of work but it all depends on the batter and how they move in the crease, for me it is about keeping the ball close to the batter. With the new ball it (the conditions) was pretty good but it still was a good wicket for cricket. All in all happy with the performance and the team put in a big effort today.