CALCUTTA: A confident West Indies batsman Darren Sammy Saturday England dared to stop its limit high impact on the world final Twenty20 in Calcutta, saying the Caribbean players have dominated the shorter format.
With the destructive Chris Gayle leading the charge batting, West Indies are always a force to be reckoned with in limited-overs cricket even after his fall test.
If Gayle started the tournament with a century without losing against England and then Lendl Simmons with 82 anchored bombing management team chase 193 runs to perfection against India in the semifinal.
West Indies batsmen have hit 30 sixes in the tournament so far, four fewer than the England of 34 and Sammy is presumed capacity of its equipment to crush the white ball around.
“We know we’re a limit high-impact, first we have to stop us from hitting the borders team and has been a little difficult for opposition once we have in that area,” Sammy told reporters in Garden of Eden Calcutta, on the eve of the fight for the title on Sunday.
Gayle, Simmons and many other Caribbean batsmen are a success in several international T20 leagues around the world, one of the reasons for its countless run afoul national cricket board.
Players overlooked a bitter pay dispute with the Board of Cricket West Indies, on the eve of the tournament to answer back in style.