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We should have scored more: Alzarri Joseph

West Indies leader Alzarri Joseph said on Sunday his side should have put more points on the board in the first ODI against India, which the visitors lost by six wickets even though the ground was tough to beat.

“I just think we need to score a bit more, maybe 240-250 would have been a tougher total on that wicket, but it’s the first game (here) and we’ve still got two games left in the series, ‘” Joseph said at the post-match press conference.

“So we’ll just go back to the drawing board and you know how to put our plans in place.” Riding on the fifty of new white ball captain Rohit Sharma, India beat West Indies by six wickets in the first ODI to take a 1-0 lead in the three-game series. Rohit smashed a 51-ball 60 as India chased a total of 176 in 28 overs for a comfortable win in their 1,000th ODI.

According to Joseph, it was a difficult wicket to play for a pacer.

“It was quite difficult, it was quite a slow, spin-friendly wicket, so it wasn’t really a big help for me, but I just tried to put in my effort and do my best. for the team,” said the speedster, who returns with numbers of 2/45.

Joseph also said West Indies had specific plans for specific hitters.

“We had our team meetings and we had specific plans for specific hitters, so we were just playing according to plan,” he said, adding that hitters should try to spend more time in the team. forum to establish partnerships.

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