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Jason Holder Audio | preview West Indies vs Bangladesh

TAUNTON, England – West Indies captain Jason Holder spoke to members of the media ahead the fifth match of the ICC Cricket World Cup against Bangladesh at the Somerset County Ground in Taunton. The 27-year-old allrounder is preparing to make his 100th appearance in One-Day Internationals. He made his debut against Australia at the WACA in Perth on February 1, 2013 and has so far completed the career double of 1,634 runs and 125 wickets.

His highest score of 99 not out came against Papua New Guinea in the ICC Cricket World Cup qualification tournament in Harare in February, 2018.  His best bowling was a match-winning 5-27 against India at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua, two years ago. Holder said the West Indies will be on the hunt for their second win as they look to make a leap up from sixth position in the marquee event.

“Everyone is hungry for runs. I guess a few guys haven’t gone on and capitalised on starts and some haven’t got any starts. It is another opportunity against Bangladesh to get some momentum. (Nicholas) Pooran has been really good … I’m very pleased with his progress so far, he has shown a lot of maturity and has a lot of shots in his locker. I guess, for him, marking himself really harsh, he’d like a hundred. Let’s hope he steps up tomorrow and carries it deeper,” Holder said.

“I don’t think there are any easy teams in this World Cup. We are mid-table with five games left and the ball is in our court. We have to play some consistent cricket going into the back half of the tournament. It’s quite a good stage to pick up some momentum. It’s a challenge against Bangladesh, so we just want to get over them and move forward.”

 

Follow West Indies: www.windiescricket.com

Follow The Tournament: https://www.cricketworldcup.com

Coverage will be LIVE on ESPN and ESPN2 in the Caribbean. ESPN Play – ESPN’s multiscreen live and on-demand broadband service – will stream all the matches.

 

FULL SQUAD (with shirt numbers)

Jason Holder (Captain) – 8

Chris Gayle (Vice Captain) – 45

Fabian Allen – 97

Carlos Brathwaite – 26

Darren Bravo – 46

Sheldon Cottrell – 19

Shannon Gabriel – 85

Shimron Hetmyer – 2

Shai Hope – 4

Evin Lewis – 17

Ashley Nurse – 5

Nicholas Pooran – 29

Kemar Roach – 24

Andre Russell – 12

Oshane Thomas – 42

 

MATCH SCHEDULE

(First ball is 5:30am Eastern Caribbean/4:30am Jamaica; unless otherwise stated)

 

Friday, May 31: vs Pakistan at Trent Bridge, Nottingham

West Indies won by 7 wickets; Details: https://bit.ly/31emdPM

 

Thursday, June 6: vs Australia at Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Australia won by 15 runs; Details: https://bit.ly/2QSdU7v

 

Monday, June 10: vs South Africa at Hampshire Bowl, Southampton

No result due to rain; Details: https://bit.ly/2I5ZA8w

 

Friday, June 14: vs England at Hampshire Bowl, Southampton

England won by 8 wickets; Details: https://bit.ly/2KjbRsx

 

Monday, June 17: vs Bangladesh at the County Ground, Taunton

 

Saturday, June 22: vs New Zealand at Old Trafford, Manchester (8:30am EC Time/7:30am Jamaica)

 

Thursday, June 27: vs India at Old Trafford, Manchester

 

Monday, July 1: vs Sri Lanka – at the Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street

 

Thursday, July 4: vs Afghanistan at Headingley, Leeds

 

Semi-Finals

Tuesday, July 9: 1st vs 4th at Old Trafford, Manchester

Thursday, July 11: 2nd vs 3rd at Edgbaston, Birmingham

 

The Final

Sunday, July 14: Semi-final Winner 1 vs Semi-final Winner 2 at Lord’s

July 15: Reserve Day

 

-CWI

 

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