Don’t worry, we’ll be sharp, says West Indies coach of fractured build-up
Half his squad will only be released from quarantine on the day of the match against New Zealand
Almost half of the West Indies squad available for their first Twenty20 international against New Zealand later this month will only have been released from isolation on the morning of the game, coach Phil Simmons has said.
A small group of West Indies players and management arrived in New Zealand on Friday after an exhausting 54-hour journey from Barbados and were immediately placed into a mandatory 14-day isolation.
The rest of the squad will not arrive until after their commitments to the Indian Premier League in the United Arab Emirates end, and will then be in isolation until the morning of the November 27 match...