FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite spoke to members of the media ahead of the first T20 International against India. The series is the MyTeam11 Twenty20 International Series, co-sponsored by Skoda and Fena. First ball on Saturday at Broward County Stadium is 10:30am (9:30am Jamaica Time).
A capacity crowd is expected for the opening match as well as the second encounter on Sunday at the same venue. Brathwaite said the West Indies, as reigning ICC World T20 champions, will look to start on a winning note. He added that the team’s preparations went very well this week, interrupted only by inclement weather on Friday morning.
“We are well prepared for this series against India. We had some good preparation in the nets and on the outfield, so as a team, we feel we are ready for the challenge. We will look to make a positive start. We’re welcoming back Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard into the field, two very experienced players who have a wealth of knowledge on the international stage,” Brathwaite said.
Audio for download from this media interaction: https://we.tl/t-RbBxhELUd2
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Carlos Brathwaite (captain)
Sat, Aug 3: 1st MyTeam11 T20 –Broward County Stadium, Lauderhill, Florida
Sun, Aug 4: 2nd MyTeam11 T20 –Broward County Stadium
Tue, Aug 6: 3rd MyTeam11 T20 – Guyana National Stadium, Guyana
Thu, Aug 8: 1st MyTeam11 ODI – Guyana National Stadium
Sun, Aug 11: 2nd MyTeam11 ODI – Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad
Wed, Aug 14: 3rd MyTeam11 ODI – Queen’s Park Oval
Sat, Aug 17 to Mon, Aug 19: Tour Match – Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua
Thu, Aug 22 to Mon, Aug 26: 1st MyTeam11 Test – Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground, Antigua
Fri, Aug 30 to Tue, Sep 3: 2nd MyTeam11 Test – Sabina Park, Jamaica