Phil Simmons tries to inspire the WI team with Michael Holding’s book

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IND v. WI 3rd ODI Live: West Indies tour India – With the West Indies having already lost the ongoing ODI series 2-0 to India, West Indies coach Phil Simmons has found a unique way to motivate the ‘down and out’ team. The coach boosted the morale of the team before 3rd Legendary pacer Michael Holding’s book ‘Why We Fall – How We Rise’ in ODIs against India. This inspiring book was published in June 2021, following a powerful and influential interview by Holding on racism. Windies coach Simmons felt it right to introduce the book to motivate his team. Follow IND vs WI live updates with InsideSport.IN

The idea of ​​presenting the book came from Dr. Kishore Shallow, Vice-President of Cricket West Indies. He thought there was no better way than to help the team out of this embarrassing ODI slump.

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IND vs. 3rd ODI Live: Michael Holding feels honored by Kishore Shallow’s gesture by gifting Holding’s book – Although racism is the main topic of the book, Holding’s influential book also covers the history of the West Indies and people of color around the world.

“I’m hoping that all recipients will sit down, read the book, try to understand what’s in there. Because I think it’s an educational tool. Many of us go through coastal life without understanding our history and when I say our history, I mean the people of the Caribbean and of course people of color around the world. I think this book will open your eyes, and hopefully, people will understand what the book is trying to do, which is to educate and make the whole world a better place.”

IND v. WI 3rd ODI Live: Why Simmons is motivating West Indies team by presenting Holding’s book?

  • West Indies have now lost eight matches in a row in the ODI format till now (June 2022-July 2022).
  • They are now sixth in the list of teams who have lost the most consecutive ODI matches.
  • The Caribbean side have lost 11 ODI matches (February 2005–August 2005).
  • West Indies have also lost eight consecutive ODI matches against India.
  • ODI series wins against Ireland and Netherlands come only for WI.

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IND v. WI 3rd ODI Live: West Indies show signs of improvement to overcome ODI slump

The team led by Nicholas Pooran showed some improvement against India in the two ODIs. They could not cross 200 in three ODIs against Bangladesh but crossed 300 twice against India. Ian Bishop praised the team’s fighting spirit and praised the team for showing signs of improvement.

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