Estwick Says Adapting, Focus Key On ‘Difficult’ Bangladesh Tour

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Assistant Coach Roddy Estwick has urged players to make a quick adjustment to conditions in Bangladesh if they are to be successful on what he anticipates will be a “very, very difficult tour,” which gets underway in just under two weeks.

Speaking just prior to his departure with the last group of West Indies players on Friday for the January 20 to February 15 campaign comprising three One-Day Internationals and two Tests, Estwick said the Caribbean side already knew what to expect in terms of spin-friendly pitches but needed to adapt to the diet of slow bowling thrown their way.

And with both the Test and one-day squads hit by withdrawals after 10 players declined selection due to fears over the COVID-19 situation in the south Asian nation, Estwick also stressed it was important not to become distracted by the fact senior players were missing.

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