Andre Russell could not play the last game due to injury. For windies, it’s necessary that he can fully fit before the tomorrow match. Andre Russell is looking in a fabulous touch. He can help to pick early wickets and also play some big short at the end of the inning. West Indies will face host England tomorrow.
I the pre-match press conference, West Indian skipper Jason holder said,
“Yes, he’s(Andre Russell) progressed nicely over the last couple of days. He is just one of those guys where we give him as much time as he possibly needs, so it all boils down to how he wakes up tomorrow morning and feels.”
“We’ve been getting wickets. I think previously we haven’t been getting wickets in the middle,” he said about his bowlers.
“We have always got wickets with the new ball. But previously we haven’t been able to get wickets in the middle overs. And it’s been the talking point over the last couple of months in one-day cricket and now in this tournament, we have been able to get wickets in the middle overs which has definitely broken the back of most teams,” Jason holder added.
“It’s something that has been talked up in the press, in the media, and we are looking forward to the challenge against England,” he added.
“I have seen Jofra over the years. He is obviously a Barbadian. He’s grown up in Barbados playing cricket so what I’m seeing of Jofra doesn’t surprise me. He is one of those guys who has always had ability and talent,” he further added.
“I think the brand of cricket we have been playing so far in this World Cup, you know what to expect of West Indies now. For us, we are not going to back down from the challenge. Most of our guys are always up for the challenge and it is just a matter for us to be smart. And I don’t think there is anything else to be said, just be smart and play the brand of cricket we want to play,” Holder added.