‘We didn’t deserve to win’: West Indies head coach Daren Sammy reflects on heart-breaking loss against Zimbabwe
West Indies faced a heart-breaking 35-run defeat against Zimbabwe in the 13th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers 2023 on Saturday (June 24). The team’s current head coach and former skipper Daren Sammy expressed deep dissatisfaction with the Caribbean side’s performance in the ongoing tournament and called out his team for poor fielding.
It is worth mentioning that West Indies dropped Zimbabwean all-rounder Sikandar Raza twice in the match on scores of 1 and 7. The missed opportunities turned out to be fatal mistakes by the Windies team, and it eventually cost them the game, with Raza emerging as the highest run-scorer in the match and scoring 68 runs off 58 balls. Raza’s catch wasn’t the only one that the Shai Hope-led side failed to hold onto; they shelled four catches overall during the Zimbabw