Jason Holder-led West Indies shall be a menace to all groups in World Cup, believes Dwayne Bravo

Karachi: On a excessive after their beautiful outcomes in opposition to England, all-rounder Dwayne Bravo believes that the West Indies will pose a menace to all of the groups within the coming World Cup.

Bravo stated in Dubai that he was very impressed with the best way the younger West Indies group was creating and its efficiency in opposition to England within the one-day sequence within the Caribbean was proof of that.

File picture of Dwayne Bravo. Reuters

“We have some good young players who have been improving and developing well and it is good to see the way the team is doing against England which is the number one ODI side,” he stated.

“I have talked to captain Jason Holder and others and I believe this team will be a threat to all teams in the World Cup which is going to be a very open tournament this time,” he stated.

The globetrotting Bravo felt that no group may very well be termed a favorite within the World Cup.

“Anyone can do well on a given day but I feel confident about West Indies as we see a good mix of experience and youth.”

Bravo, who’s taking part in for Quetta Gladiators within the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) in UAE, stated he was at all times comfortable to share his data and expertise with kids in leagues world wide.

Famous for his variations in bowling in strain overs, Bravo felt that PSL is a “tournament for the younger generation of Pakistan cricket”.

The 35-year-old, who retired from worldwide cricket final yr however is taking part in in T20 leagues world wide, stated he beloved to speak to the youthful bowlers within the nets.

“Definitely, that is why I stand at mid-off and mid-on more often than not to feed my data to the younger quick bowlers.

“I ask them just a few questions simply to see how they’re feeling. For me, it is not about attempting to alter something or attempt to coach them, nevertheless it’s about realizing how developed their brains are, how they react underneath strain after which I intervene with my expertise.

“It’s important to allow them to make mistakes, allow them to learn, and they be free and they are allowed to learn.”

Bravo stated Twenty20 format is hard and bowlers can get annoyed at being thrashed.

“This format is tough for the bowlers, so it’s important that the bowlers keep believing in themselves,” stated Bravo, whose slower ones and deadly yorkers have earned him probably the most 475 wickets in Twenty20 cricket.

He was a part of each the West Indies sides that received the ICC World Twenty2o in 2012 and 2016.

“You can easily put yourself under pressure when a couple of balls go to the boundary and that’s where my roles is, which is to keep them calm and allow them to learn to come back.”

Bravo stated he nonetheless enjoys taking part in leagues world wide.

“For me, this is a game I was born to play as a kid,” stated Bravo who hails from Trinidad.

“It was my childhood dream to play. I’m comfortable taking part in it, followers come and pay to observe us and get entertained. I play the sport in the correct of spirit and the best way it must be performed. We have to have enjoyable and that is what DJ Bravo is about, that is what is my model is about.


Published Date: March 04, 2019

| Updated Date: March 04, 2019


Updated Date: Mar 04, 2019 11:25:25 IST