ENG vs WI: West Indies cricket team showcased a great deal of calmness and composure during the recently-concluded Test series against the England cricket team.
Both teams took turns competing with each other at the highest level. However, there was no proper result between the two teams in the first two Tests as it ended in a draw.
The third and final Test took place at National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada. West Indies comfortably won the game by 10 wickets and won the game like a hot knife through butter.
The Caribbeans also won the series by 1-0 and gained points in the ongoing edition of the ICC World Test Championship points table. Currently, they are seventh in the points table.
West Indies have won two games, lost three games and played out for a draw twice. On the other hand, the England cricket team are clearly struggling in Test cricket at the moment.
From losing the Ashes series against Australia by 4-0 to losing the Test series against West Indies by 1-0, the England cricket team witnessed a huge downfall last year.
ENG vs WI: Former West Indies pacer Curtly Ambrose says beating England means a lot to the Caribbean people
West Indies also got the better of England in the five-match T20I series. The hosts won the series by 3-2 and came through with flying colours. After that, they didn’t let England to dictate terms in the Test series.
The three-match Test series ended in favour of the West Indies cricket team. England are languishing at the bottom of the ongoing cycle of the ICC World Test Championship 2021-23.
Moreover, this could also be Joe Root’s last Test match as Test captain. In fact, he also dropped a small hint that he would be asked to vacant from the Test captaincy role.
Meanwhile, former West Indies pacer Curtly Ambrose added that beating England means a lot to the Caribbean people. West Indies players were pleased with the overall performance. Former West Indies pacer Ambrose added that West Indies still have a lot of work to be done.
”It means a lot not only for the team but for us as Caribbean people. We were spoiled, for many years we were the best team in the world, beating everybody. We’ve had some lean years. There’s still a lot of work to be done,” Ambrose said.
“Winning one game convincingly doesn’t mean we’ve turned the corner but it’s a step in the right direction. We’ve seen in times past when they get under pressure they tend to crumble. That didn’t happen this series,” he further added.