West Indies uncapped Kyle Mayers in Saturday expressed his self-confidence in doing well at the international level seeing that he is eyeing to cement his place found in the national set-up.
Mayers, who also had played two T20Is up to now, got the call-up found in the Ensure that you ODI squad after several international players opted to skip Bangladesh tour citing the coronavirus dread.
“I think with a bit more knowledge at the international level I can make it happen,” Mayers said.
“It'll mean the world if you ask me because as a kid I always imagine representing the West Indies therefore it will be a big honour and incredibly special if you ask me,” he added.
West Indies ODI staff intensified their training on Saturday after coming to Bangladesh because they were more focused on their Check squad in the last two practice sessions.
Head instructor Phil Simmons began the day training the ODI squad by adding a drawing plank and manufactured everyone understand his purpose in the squad before their match scenario practice.
There was no scorecard through the match scenario practice but one message was put on the drawing board. The decoded communication was like - the batting unit was chasing a target of 310 after being reduced to 200-5 at one level at the BCB academy premises.
Though the end result cannot be known following the practice session Mayer’s hinted that their bowling unit needed to sharpen against the hosts to accomplish well.
“I think the bowling section is a bit inexperienced however the batting for me personally looks very good. I played with these guys in the A-group series so this business are accustomed to using each other. So I think bowling is definitely the most challenging part for all of us,” explained Mayers adding that he's looking forward to adding to the team.
“I think my batting will be more useful for the side after assessing the problem within Bangladesh. I think my batting will become very helpful for my side to move forward,’’ he said.