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Pace attack key

Justin Marville, [email protected]

Pace attack key

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THE WINDIES’ UNDER-19s are back in the Caribbean. So too is fast bowling, apparently.

The glory days when West Indies relied on pace may be making a comeback as both captain Shimron Hetmyer and manager Dwain Gill largely credited the team’s five-pronged pace attack for their historic World Cup title run.

Both men spoke when the team touched down at Grantley Adams International Airport yesterday after returning home from Bangladesh.

“When we saw how the wickets were playing, there weren’t the traditional Bangladeshi wickets as they favoured the seam bowlers, especially early in the morning, so we have four or five very good pacers, two of whom are express bowlers,” said Gill.

Please read the full story in today’s Midweek Nation, or in the eNATION edition.