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Holder tells team to stay hungry


Holder tells team to stay hungry

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SHARJAH – Captain Jason Holder has urged his West Indies side to “stay hungry” after they broke a prolonged slump to beat Pakistan by five wickets in the third and final Test yesterday and post their first Test win in 19 months.

The all-rounder said the Windies had the makings of a very good unit but stressed it was important to build on the Sharjah success and begin to produce more consistent performances. jason-holder

Holder, who was presiding over his first Test win, also called for the unit to be kept together as he believed they had the potential to become a dominant Test force.

“This is a very good group of guys. We’ve shown glimpses that we can compete; we’ve shown glimpses we have what it takes to compete at this level,” said Holder, who turns 25 tomorrow.” (CMC)

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