West Indies have to discover a means sustain the momentum relatively than simply battling to one-off victories, coach Phil Simmons stated after his facet secured an exciting three-wicket win over Bangladesh within the first check in Chattogram on Sunday.
Chasing an imposing 395-run goal, the guests’ exceptional fifth day counter-attack was led by debutant Kyle Mayers who struck 210 not out to assist his crew to victory late within the closing session.
“Each time you win, it’s extra essential you take a look at methods to enhance. When a crew loses, they are going to attempt to enhance, so we as winners need to do the identical. Now we have to enhance in each facet,” Simmons stated.
“I’m bored with these one-off wins after which struggling for the following three or 4 video games. Now we have to verify we don’t go backwards once more.”
Forward of the ultimate check in Dhaka beginning on Thursday, Bangladesh shall be compelled to make a minimum of one change with left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan dominated out on account of a thigh harm.
Simmons insists that the omission of Bangladesh’s main check wicket taker won’t result in complacency for his crew, which can be depleted after a number of gamers opted out of the tour due to COVID-19 issues.
“We are able to’t afford to take his absence as a right. It received’t be simpler for us,” he stated.
“He is likely one of the high all-rounders on the earth, however they’ve so many spinners … they are going to discover somebody who can do the job.”