Indian Express – By: AFP |

Published:August 21, 2017 7:30 Curtly Ambrose said that the West Indies side was embarrassing.


  • Curtly Ambrose labelled the current West Indies side “embarrassing” and “pathetic” after their humiliating innings defeat by England in the first Test.
  • “I never saw any aggression from the West Indies players throughout the three days,” added Ambrose, who took 405 wickets at an outstanding low average of 20.99 in his 98-Test career.
  • Ambrose was now left hoping the West Indies could compete in the remaining two Tests of the England series at Headingley and Lord’s as “what we have seen so far has been pathetic”.
  • Meanwhile England great Geoffrey Boycott said the West Indies were the worst Test side he’d seen during his five decades of involvement in cricket, labelling their plight a “tragedy” for the sport.
  • “This West Indies lot are the worst Test match team I have seen in more than 50 years of watching, playing and commentating on cricket,” wrote Boycott in his Daily Telegraph column.

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