Jason Holder on restructuring West Indies cricket after humiliating WC exit. West Indies were defeat by Scotland by seven wickets and were eliminate from contention for the upcoming World Cup.
After being eliminate from contention for the 2017 World Cup in India. Veteran West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder indicate that the squad has the talent to make a great comeback in the 50-overs format provided they take the right steps. Notably, the two-time world champions played some awful cricket throughout the Qualifiers. The decider against Scotland on Saturday, the Shai Hope-led side score only 181 runs and lost by seven wickets, therefore ending their world cup ambition.
Holder state that not all is lost because there are talent individuals on the squad who can flip the tide in the coming years. He also discuss the restructuring of West Indies cricket, stating that the management will need to find talented cricketers quickly in order to properly nurture them for international cricket.
Jason Holder recognizes that it cannot be address overnight. But he expects the team to improve over the next few years.
“I don’t believe everything is lost. There are a number of young individuals in the group who can surely improve and help West Indies cricket. We have a young group of players, and we need to rally behind them. “It’s critical that we try to use time outside of competition and put things in place. Where we can develop our talent. ” Holder said during a news conference, according to India Today.
“We must look at the levels below and improve them so that when the guys arrive, they have a good foundation.” It is a region that requires special care. There is no quick remedy. It’s something we need to work on. The most crucial aspect is growth. “Hopefully, we’ll be able to see the fruits of that crop in the coming years,” he continued.
Holder also advocates for solidarity during these trying times. He stated that no single person can change the team’s fortunes, but only a group effort can help them improve in the future.
“We must all do it.” It’s not an individual or territorial issue; we need to come together as a region and truly think about how we want to move forward as a community and make it happen,” said the batsman.