The Windies and team India will lock horns in the first Test match on Wednesday, July 12 at Windsor Park in Dominica.
West Indies performance mentor Brian Lara said the team was on the right track ahead of an important series with Team India. Specifically, both teams will compete in a multi-format series starting July 12th, consisting of three ODIs and five T20Is following two tests.
The Windies and Team India will face off in the first match of the Red Ball at Windsor Park, Dominica on Wednesday 12 July. The test series marks the start of the 2023-25 ICC World Test Championship (WTC) cycle for both teams. Ahead of the first test, Lara praised Team India’s skill, but said Windies also have ample opportunities under the leadership of Craig Brathwaite.
“We have two very important friendly games to start the biennial cycle (WTC). It will be against India. At home and away they are one of the top teams in the world. I think the players are on the right track in terms of where they started and where they are now.The first game in Dominica is just days away and the squad is deftly led by Craig Brathwaite. It’s a young group,” Lara told the Indian Express.
Some players will do their best in this series: Brian Lara
Notably, the Windies selection committee will not have caps, as Kirk McKenzie and Aric Attanadze are likely to be on the field. Adding two left-handed hitters to the lineup. Cut XI in play during the upcoming series. Lara was delighted to welcome them, explaining that the two young men have the right attitude and willingness to learn, which will lead them to great success in international cricket.
“I think some of the guys in this series will do well. If so, I would have liked them to have had more experience on the top league stage, but given their style, given their style,
“It may take time, but as an international cricketer. “Of course, regardless of age, you have to learn as soon as the game starts. I think when you get to that stage, they want to learn and they’re willing to listen,” said Lara. concluded.