“And even certainly one of their most important gamers not making it to the flight to recover from right here for a World Cup… To me this type of sums up most likely how little these occasions imply to the West Indies gamers and should you have a look at the way in which that they performed you’d say the identical factor. [Nicholas] Pooran and these guys, they are much higher gamers than what we have seen over the past couple of weeks so little doubt there will be some soul-searching achieved once they get again.
“They are much higher gamers than what we have seen over the past couple of weeks so little doubt there will be some soul-searching achieved once they get again.”
Ponting on West Indies’ early exit from the World Cup
“They will be as upset as anybody, it is easy for me to face right here and say that it is a shame that they have not made it, however they’re going to be hurting as a lot as anyone. They might have had large ideas and desires coming right here and so they have not performed anyplace close to effectively sufficient to even progress. So they’ve some work to do.”
“I did not have to see that to make me extra apprehensive in regards to the first couple of Check matches,” Ponting stated. “However what’s fascinating with that, they’ve truly discovered a means, primarily at house I assume, in the previous few years to be moderately aggressive on the Check entrance with Brathwaite… and Holder, he is achieved a extremely good job in Check cricket for them.
“However they’ll have to seek out a couple of lengths if they’ll compete towards the Aussies with the present group that the Australians have gotten. When you simply line them up on paper, there isn’t any means you suppose that they might compete. Cricket’s a humorous recreation, however they’ll should play out of their skins I believe to make the primary two Assessments entertaining.”