“Everybody has seen [Brathwaite’s] willpower,” Simmons mentioned. “His distinctive type. He would not have an issue doing his job for 5 days. It’s distinctive as a result of loads of batsmen these days wish to play pictures and be completed with it.
“From his viewpoint, he needs to be there for the workforce. That rolls into the captaincy. He’s not loud however the gamers know what he needs. He makes them perceive in his distinctive approach. He appears to be rising within the position.”
“[Roach] has taken issues to the subsequent stage,” Simmons mentioned. “He has been glorious. He’s now tied with Mikey [Holding], however within the dressing room he’s all the time main the children. He has performed 70 Exams, so he educates them. It’s nice to have him within the dressing room.”
West Indies’ slip catching too was spectacular on this Check match. They took 13 catches behind the wicket, dropping simply the one. Six of these 13 catches have been taken at slip, whereas wicketkeeper Joshua Da Silva devoured up the opposite seven. Simmons was requested to clarify this and he mentioned, “it’s a matter of follow. I believe the blokes are having fun with the truth that the balls are coming to them. It’s after a very long time I’m seeing the ball going to first slip within the Caribbean. It’s good to see.