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HEADLINE: No slackening for Zimbabwe series, assures skipper Holder

 
CaribbeanCricket.com 2017-10-11 07:55:24 

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – West Indies captain Jason Holder does not foresee any decrease in intensity from his side when they take on minnows Zimbabwe in two Tests in Bulawayo later this month.

The Caribbean side left Barbados on Monday for the short rubber, which will see them chasing their first series win since they beat Bangladesh in a similar two-Test series in the Caribbean three years ago.

Holder said the trajectory of the Windies performances was headed in the right direction and Zimbabwe presented an ideal opportunity to continue that progression.

“It won’t be difficult to motivate the guys,” Holder told CMC Sports prior to the side’s departure.

“We’re a young side. After the performances we’ve had in England and earlier in the year against Pakistan and also in the back end of last year against Pakistan again, I think [it] is encouraging and we have to keep heading in the direction we’re going in.”

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DIEHARD 2017-10-11 08:43:22 

In reply to CaribbeanCricket.com

West Indies captain Jason Holder does not foresee any decrease in intensity from his side when they take on fellow minnows Zimbabwe in two Tests in Bulawayo later this month.


Fixed it..

 
doosra 2017-10-11 08:45:17 

In reply to DIEHARD

someone called Zimbabwe minnows in the context of a preset wi team? big grin

 
Khaga 2017-10-11 08:48:17 

lol

 
jballer84 2017-10-11 08:52:21 

In reply to DIEHARD

Lol.. They keep talkimg as if they won in England. Our expectations are so low

 
DIEHARD 2017-10-11 09:04:34 

In reply to jballer84

This guy Holder might have some kind of personality disorder..no disrespect to those with personality disorders...

Then again..i should blame the reporter...he's obviously living in the past

 
Narper 2017-10-11 09:33:42 

We’re a young side


For how many more years will he continue to say this....and the team is not young...maybe inexperienced but not young.

 
CITYBOY 2017-10-11 11:21:54 

Hola...this guy should shut his trap...he talks too much ...for a guy with average skills.His name must be..HOLD_ON....(things will change)...
My brothers in Africa waiting to drop some serious licks pun WI..HOLD-ON better expand his vocab of excuses.
Adios
CB

 
tc1 2017-10-11 12:07:43 

In reply to DIEHARD


don't bust a vein. what did Holder say to have 'Personal disorder', please explain and don't take the trip from Kingston to Montego Bay?

 
DIEHARD 2017-10-11 12:18:07 

In reply to tc1

Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others. But behind this mask of ultraconfidence lies a fragile self-esteem that's vulnerable to the slightest criticism
.

Sheesh you're annoying..

I did also state it was the reporter who something may be wrong with to refer to Zim as minnows..and to think we could..take it easy..lol

 
tc1 2017-10-11 12:31:31 

In reply to DIEHARD

how you will come to the conclusion from that interview Holder has a' mental disorder' those are strong words.



lol lol lol lol

 
Kay 2017-10-11 12:43:19 

In reply to tc1

how you will come to the conclusion from that interview Holder has a' mental disorder' those are strong words.

And you think he does not? This guy just love to hug the microphones.....

 
tc1 2017-10-11 12:46:37 

In reply to Kay

So hugging the microphone is a 'mental disorder'.

suppose he hugs you instead

 
Ridge 2017-10-11 13:05:02 

Zimbabwe should start as the favorites.
I cannot se West Indies beating them

 
granite 2017-10-11 14:14:12 

In reply to Ridge
I also think Zim will beat us,Shai Hope will be the man to hold our batting together.

 
tc1 2017-10-11 14:20:54 

In reply to granite

45 days ago, Shai was no hope, now u hoping Shai is your hope.