West Indies skipper Jason Holder admitted that his didn’t play well in the 4th ODI at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai after losing the match by a massive 224-run margin on Monday.
West Indies skipper Jason Holder admitted that his didn’t play well in the 4th ODI at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai after losing the match by a massive 224-run margin on Monday.

West Indies skipper Jason Holder admitted that his didn’t play well in the 4th ODI at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai after losing the match by a massive 224-run margin on Monday.

“We didn’t play well enough today,” said Holder during the post-match presentation, adding, “We allowed them to score too many runs. We never got going with the bat and the application definitely was not there.”

After amassing 377/5, India bowled out West Indies for 153 in 36.2 overs and the skipper rued two run outs in the top-order – off in-form Shai Hope and opener Kieran Powell.

“[We] lost wickets up front, and didn’t bat well enough. Didn’t get enough momentum. Run-outs are something that you don’t want in One day or in any limited overs cricket. Two of our better players as well and it really set us back up front. It was a lot to do to rebuild to get up to 370 odd,” he said.

With one more match to go in the series, India have taken a 2-1 lead and West Indies can only hope to level the series and Holder said that building partnerships will be one aspect they will look to improve in the final ODI.

“You try not to get run-out, you try to build a partnership up front which we never got,” he said.

The skipper played the lone hand with his seventh ODI fifty and remained unbeaten on 54 off 70 deliveries and on being asked whether he will bat up the order in the next game, he said that’s a possibility.

“That’s obviously something I have been hearing for a long while. The structure of the team probably needs to be looked at and obviously I want to get up the order as well. Probably, next game you could see that,” he added.