Kieron Pollard Shared His Views After The Disappointing Performance: The West Indies cricket team started their campaign in the ongoing T20 World Cup on a humiliating note as they were defeated by England in their first clash of the T20 World Cup.
The defending champions — West Indies who won the 2016 T20 World Cup by defeating England, were bundled out for the third-lowest score in the history of the T20 World Cup. It was West Indies’ third successive defeat ever since they arrived in the UAE, following defeats in warm-up games against Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The Eoin Morgan-led side chased down the target in just 8.2 overs. The West Indies side set a meager target of 56 runs as only one batsman was able to cross double figures. Chris Gayle was the highest scorer as he hit 13 runs off 13 deliveries and no other batter scored double-digit runs to summarize their terrible performance with the bat.
After the brutal defeat, West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard gave his reaction, admitting that it was an ‘unacceptable performance’ from their end. Speaking after the match, West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard said:
“There’s not a lot to explain – it was an unacceptable performance, but we do need to take this on the chin and move on. It’s a matter of finding our straps, we have to find a way to get a fighting total on the board, today was a day where we couldn’t find that balance, but we need to forget this and move on. This is an international sport, such days happen, but we need to find a solution. We have played a lot of T20 cricket around the world, this is something we have all experienced, you’ll have to accept such days.”
“Each game is important, we still have four games in the tournament and we’ll have to look forward. Got an opportunity due to the injury, things do happen for a reason, he (Hosein) has worked hard in domestic cricket, his attitude is fantastic, he has plenty of energy and that’s fantastic. I told the guys to give our best at the halfway stage,”