Barbadian PM: Windies loss is cuff to the belly

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Barbadian PM: Windies loss is cuff to the belly

Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Mottley says West Indies’ embarrassing losses are like “a cuff in the belly”.

Windies slumped to another humiliating loss yesterday after they managed a shameful 114 in the first match of their ODI series against India.

Windies failed to reach even half of their designated time on the pitch as they were bundled out in just 23 overs.

6 of the 11 batsmen lost their wicket without scoring more than 5 runs.

Shai Hope top scored with 43 off 45 but was just 1 of 4 players to score double digits and 1 of only 2 players who scored more than 20.

India met their target reaching 118 for 5 from 22.5 overs.

Speaking recently at a University of the West Indies event, Mottley lamented the foolery around West Indies cricket.

She even questioned whether the region should consider going to the courts to have the sport declared a public good.

The Barbadian Prime Minister said something must be done to save the sport in the region.

She cited the lack of attendance as evidence of the public’s despondence with West Indies cricket.

The second ODI will be played on Saturday from 9:30am.