WT20: Darren Sammy says Windies drew inspiration from U-19 boys

Apr 01, 2016, 08:46 IST | PTI

West Indies skipper Darren Sammy said they drew a lot of inspiration from the recent performance of their Under-19 team that won the World Cup and their women team's show this afternoon.

Darren Sammy. Pic/AFP
Darren Sammy. Pic/AFP

"We came here on a mission, we were inspired by the U-19 boys earlier this year, the ladies won earlier today, now we have two West Indies team in the final. We feel this is this West Indies team against everyone else. everyone said Chris is under pressure but I said it, we have 15 match-winners. Yesterday Charles, Simmons and Russell took that responsibility," Sammy said.

Sammy said this win, that has taken them to the final, augurs well for the future of his team. "We knew it was going to be a massive step, against a very good India team, I must commend the whole team, we knew halfway they were 10 runs short. Even when we lost Gayle, Simmons just off the flight, he and Charles did it. I was just
praying we win the toss, I surprised myself winning five out of five," he said.

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