West Indies mentor Phil Simmons is zeroing in on improving his speed assault for a first-historically speaking Test arrangement prevail upon South Africa when the first of two matches start in St Lucia on Thursday.
The wicket at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground seems as though it would suit the seamer, which is a strength of the two sides, and as indicated by Simmons gives his group the most obvious opportunity with regards to getting the vacationers twice.
“I need to see our capacity to take 20 wickets for this arrangement improve,” he told correspondents.”We did on strong contributes Bangladesh, and when the contribution was not helpful to Antigua (against Pakistan), we struggled.
“Our speedy bowling division has been strong for a long time. They are the ones who have kept us in matches, tossed out groups when it didn’t appear to be likely. “
South Africa are a momentary group that has lost a few senior players to retirement lately, particularly in the batting division. However, Simmons has cautioned his side not to get smug.
“bunch you face Whatever it is, you need to see where you can abuse them. They are solid with the commander (Dean Elgar) at the top and afterward the last down the request with folks like (Quinton) de Kock.
“We want that it reach ahead of time and be 100% better than when we played our last game. We are up to six (in the Test rankings) and this is only the start of things.
“We should be on top and we need to play as we should be there.”
West Indies have won just three of their 28 Test matches against South Africa, the last being in 2007. This will be the first occasion when they have met in the more extended configuration since 2015.