Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Holder: WI in good place*

SAFE HANDS: West Indies’ Roston Chase holds on to this catch during a training session at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln, New Zealand yesterday. ญญ— Photo: CWI Media/Philip Spooner


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West Indies captain Jason Holder believes his side’s outing in the lone tour match against New Zealand A last weekend, has left them in a good place for tomorrow’s opening Test at the Basin Reserve.
The Caribbean side drew the three-day match in Lincoln but flexed their muscle with the bat in piling up 451 for nine in their first innings, before dismissing the hosts for 237 at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval. “I thought it was a good game. Batsmen got some time in the middle and bowlers got the chance to run in and bowl a few overs,” Holder told reporters.

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