“They are an ideal workforce to be told from. We do not simply play in opposition to India, we be told from them too. Those are nice alternatives while you come and play in opposition to groups of this high quality,” Pothas stated at the eve of the 5th and ultimate ODI in opposition to India in Thiruvananthapuram.
Requested if they’ve any particular plans to counter Indian captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, Pothas stated the point of interest is not only at the in-form duo.
“Glance, if I had particular plans, which I do, I am by no means going to place them out within the media. However having stated that, they are world-class cricketers. You’ll be able to’t cross with out bringing up guys like Shikhar Dhawan. Rayudu is in variety. Numerous implausible avid gamers – that is what you get with this type of sturdy workforce,” he added.
Trailing 1-2 within the collection, he stated the younger West Indies workforce is getting higher at all times. “This can be a very younger workforce. No longer simply from a global standpoint however a quantity of 50-over cricket standpoint. I feel like anything else, while you play at this stage, no matter game it could be, it is all the time going to come back all the way down to execution over a protracted time period. Our guys are finding out at all times and they are having to be told at world stage, which is rarely simple. However they are getting higher at all times and importantly they are open to that finding out. We are very certain,” Pothas stated.
He additional added that it used to be vital for the workforce to execute plans over longer classes if they’re to overcome groups like India and England. “We have noticed that we will execute for brief classes of time. The problem is all the time going to be to execute over a 100 overs. If you’ll beat India or England or Australia, Pakistan, you have to execute for a 100 overs.”
After being outclassed within the fourth ODI at Mumbai, they’re able to problem the host within the collection decider, the fielding trainer stated.
“We almost definitely did not execute our plans in addition to we had within the earlier recreation. However that is the nature of enjoying in opposition to an excessively sturdy workforce. It is rapid turning into psychological now moderately than bodily.”
Pothas, a former South African world himself, stated the existing West Indies workforce used to be a excellent fielding unit.
“We installed a large number of element of what to do in any of our abilities. Those guys, the final time I checked, they are human beings now not robots. So we are going to make mistakes below power. That is the nature of the sport. The article is to have selective amnesia and are available again more potent. I believed we fielded beautiful neatly within the final recreation.”
Pothas stated a excursion of India supplies one a possibility to pass judgement on oneself.
“It is a risk. Travelling to India is all the time a good looking excursion. It is a nice excursion to pass judgement on your self as a participant and as a trainer. It is a good spot to let your self know the place precisely you might be at together with your cricket,” he stated.
Pothas lavished reward on skipper Jason Holder and stated he used to be person who led by way of instance.
(With PTI inputs)