- Title: Cricket- India, West Indies train in Cuttack ahead of ODI series decider
- Date: 21st December 2019
- Summary: CUTTACK, ODISHA, INDIA (DECEMBER 21, 2019) (ANI - NO USE INDIA) ***WARNING: CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** PEOPLE IN BARABATI STADIUM FLOODLIGHTS VARIOUS OF WEST INDIES CRICKETERS TRAINING WEST INDIES CRICKETER HAYDEN WALSH JR. BOWLING WEST INDIES CRICKETER ROMARIO SHEPHERD BOWLING VARIOUS OF WEST INDIES CRICKETERS TALKING VARIOUS OF WEST INDIES CRICKETER ROSTON CHASE TRAINING (SOUNDBITE) (English) WEST INDIES COACH, PHIL SIMMONS, SAYING: "The game tomorrow does not influence the direction in which we are going, so I think all the guys know we want to play our best tomorrow. And even though we play our best, we might not win, we might not beat India, but we are trying to build something that we continue going the direction we are going in." WEST INDIES CRICKETERS, INCLUDING SHEPHERD BOWLING WEST INDIES COACH PHIL SIMMONS TALKING TO A PLAYER WEST INDIES CRICKETERS, INCLUDING SHEPHERD BOWLING (SOUNDBITE) (ENGLISH) WEST INDIES COACH, PHIL SIMMONS, SAYING: "The basic they are telling us is 300, 320, so that's what you got to look at these days to win these games. So, and specially playing against India you always got to be at looking 320, to either make it or chase it." INDIAN CRICKETERS TRAINING VARIOUS OF INDIAN CRICKET TEAM CAPTAIN VIRAT KOHLI TRAINING INDIAN CRICKETER RAVINDRA JADEJA TALKING TO A PLAYER INDIAN CRICKET TEAM COACH RAVI SHASTRI STANDING/ SHASTRI TALKING TO A MAN TRAINING SESSION IN PROGRESS (SOUNDBITE) (HINDI) INDIAN CRICKETER, SHREYAS IYER, SAYING: "The next match will also happen in the same way, someone or the other takes the responsibility to go on the ground and create a magical moment that affects the match and the team on a positive note. This happened in the last game and we will carry forward the same momentum." JADEJA BOWLING TRAINING SESSION IN PROGRESS JADEJA BOWLING IN PROGRESS KOHLI WALKING IN WITH BATS/ TALKING TO SHASTRI (SOUNDBITE) (English) INDIAN CRICKETER, SHREYAS IYER, SAYING: "I know that I can play in both flows, I can even play strokes and I can even you know nudge the ball and take singles, so I know my game really well right now and I can play accordingly." PLAYERS WALKING PLAYERS EXERCISING ON FIELD
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- Keywords: India Phil Simmons Shreyas Iyer West Indies cricket
- Location: CUTTACK, ODISHA, INDIA
- City: CUTTACK, ODISHA, INDIA
- Country: India
- Topics: Cricket,Sport
- Reuters ID: LVA001BAX4H1R
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- Story Text: Indian and West Indies cricket teams were seen sweating it out ahead of the third one-day international match to be played on Sunday (December 22) in eastern Cuttack city.
West Indies coach Phil Simmons on Saturday (December 21) said that they were ready to face India despite suffering a heavy defeat in the last outing.
"The game tomorrow does not influence the direction in which we are going, so I think all the guys know we want to play our best tomorrow. And even though we play our best we might not win, we might not beat India, but we are trying to build something that we continue going the direction we are going in," Simmons said.
Meanwhile, India will be without seamer Deepak Chahar who has been ruled out due to an injury.
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