BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Having achieved a hard-fought, series-levelling win in the second Test match, West Indies Head Coach Ottis Gibson is urging his team continue the good work against New Zealand in the third and final match.
Gibson said it was pleasing to see the “highly impressive response” in the second match at Queen’s Park Oval Trinidad after the home side lost the series opener at Sabina Park, Jamaica.
The two teams will now meet in the third and decisive Test at Kensington Oval, Barbados, starting on Thursday. First ball is 10 am (9 amJamaica Time).
The West Indies selection panel retained the same 14-man squad which won in Trinidad and Gibson said the home side is confident following the victory.
“To win by ten wickets was brilliant and we are looking forward to the next Test match and five intense days of Test cricket. That victory, the way it was achieved, has given us momentum and you know momentum is a big thing in sports. It has also given us confidence,” Gibson said.