Determined West Indies train hard ahead of Eden Test
The West Indies cricket team warmed up in the practice session on the eve of the first Test against India at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
West Indies team enjoyed a bit of football as they trained in the final practice session on the eve of the first Test against India at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. (All PTI images)
West Indies skipper Darren Sammy looks up in the sky during the practice session at the Eden Gardens on Tuesday.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul gets ready for a net session at the Eden Gardens. Chanderpaul will play his 149th Test starting Wednesday. He has a total of 491 runs in India in 6 Tests and the third-ranked Test batsman will be looking to better his record here in the sub continent.
West Indian fielders are seen doing slip catching practice. The Windies boast of fiery pacers like Kemar Roach and Tino Best who will be itching to trouble the Indian batsman with their pace, thus keeping the slip fielders interested at all times.
Darren Sammy is seen struggling to juggle ball. His captaincy skills will be put to Test as West Indies take on India in the first of the two Tests at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
Chris Gayle is enjoying his warm-up sessions at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on the eve of the first Test against India. Gayle will like to bring his IPL experience into play in order to better his Test record in India, where he is yet to post a hundred.
The West Indies team and support staff make a huddle as they finalise their plans against India for the first Test at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. West Indies last won a Test series in India way back in 1983-84.