1 Updates
Windies remained upbeat despite ODI drubbing, says Pollard
Photo Credit: Matt Roberts, Getty Images

Windies remained upbeat despite ODI drubbing, says Pollard

Feb 14 2013, 3:46am CST | by

Brisbane, Feb 14 (IANS/CMC) Middle-order batsman Keiron Pollard says the West Indies were able to defeat Australia in a one-off Twenty20 match because the players remained motivated despite suffering a five-nil drubbing in the ODI series.

Brisbane, Feb 14 (IANS/CMC) Middle-order batsman Keiron Pollard says the West Indies were able to defeat Australia in a one-off Twenty20 match because the players remained motivated despite...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Windies remained upbeat despite ODI drubbing, says Pollard

Feb 14 2013, 3:46am CST | by

Brisbane, Feb 14 (IANS/CMC) Middle-order batsman Keiron Pollard says the West Indies were able to defeat Australia in a one-off Twenty20 match because the players remained motivated despite suffering a five-nil drubbing in the ODI series.

Brisbane, Feb 14 (IANS/CMC) Middle-order batsman Keiron Pollard says the West Indies were able to defeat Australia in a one-off Twenty20 match because the players remained motivated despite suffering a five-nil drubbing in the ODI series.

Darren Sammy's men maintained their status as T20 world beaters on the strength of an exciting 27-run win over Australia at the Gabba Wednesday, reports CMC.

Pollard, who played an influential role with bat and ball to derail the Aussies, says West Indies players had enough fight left in them.

"We lost the One-Dayers but everyone was still upbeat. We didn't let the defeats get us down too much," said Pollard who hit two sixes and two fours in a quick-fire 26 and returned to grab three middle-order wickets for 30 runs.

"We just knew we had to rebound and looked to be dominant. It was a matter of keeping our heads up and going out and 'representing' West Indies cricket."

Pollard was one of the leading players in the West Indies team which won the ICC World T20 Championship in Sri Lanka last year.

In recent matches he has hit top form - with an unbeaten century in the fourth ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground followed by 45 in the fifth ODI at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

--IANS/CMC

sr/vt

IANS

Source: IANS

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

English Premier League standings
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Following are the English Premier League standings after Saturday's matches (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.
 
 
Sindhu loses in semis, settles for bronze
Copenhagen, Aug 30 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu had to be content with the bronze as Spaniard Carolina Marin proved the better shuttler on the day, winning the women's singles semi-final quite easily in straight games at the World Badminton Championships here Saturday.
 
 
Third ODI scoreboard: India vs England
Nottingham, Aug 30 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the third One-Day International (ODI) between India and England at Trent Bridge here Saturday.
 
 
Sindhu goes down in semis, settles for bronze
Copenhagen, Aug 30 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu went down in the women's singles semi-final and had to settle for the bronze, losing to Spanish ninth seed Carolina Marin in straight games of the World Badminton Championships here Saturday.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

UN soldiers escape Syrian rebels
Damascus, Aug 31 (IANS) A group of 40 Filipino UN soldiers abducted by Islamist militants in Syria's Golan Heights escaped Sunday. Syrian rebels Saturday had surrounded two groups of Filipino soldiers working for a UN...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Modi regretting axing talks with Pakistan?
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to be having second thoughts on his decision to cancel foreign secretary level talks with Pakistan, a newspaper said Sunday. "Surprised by the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
US sanctions not to hit n-talks: Iran
Tehran, Aug 31 (IANS) The new US sanctions against some Iranian entities will not hit negotiations over Tehran's nuclear programme, President Hassan Rouhani has said. The US Friday imposed sanctions on a number of...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Modi visits Buddhist temples in Kyoto
Kyoto, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited two prominent Buddhist temples here Sunday on the first full day of a five-day visit to Japan that will later him to Tokyo. Modi first went to the Toji...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Modi discusses sickle cell disease in Japan
Kyoto, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday discussed cooperation with Japan to combat sickle cell anaemia, officials said. An external affairs ministry spokesman said Modi discussed treatment of...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Modi visits Toji temple in Kyoto
Kyoto, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Toji Buddhist temple here Saturday. External affairs ministry officials said Modi went around the eighth century temple in the company of the chief...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Top Saudi cleric warns against 'deceitful' jihad
Riyadh, Aug 31 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's top cleric Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-AsShaikh has given a call to Muslim youth against following "deceitful" claims of jihad by shadowy groups with deviant principles. Grand Mufti Sheikh...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
English Premier League standings
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Following are the English Premier League standings after Saturday's matches (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua. Chelsea...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Taliban killed 11 people in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 31 (IANS) Taliban militants killed at least 11 civilians in Farah province of Afghanistan early Saturday, officials said. Jawid Afghan, a provincial governor spokeman, said the victims were on their way to...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Lily Allen pens 'good' songs when unhappy
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen believes she writes her songs well when she is not in the best of her moods. The 29-year-old took a break from the industry in 2009, when she married painter and decorator...
Read more on Celebrity Balla