New Zealand captain Brendon Mc Cullum believes he`s backing a winning horse with his all-out attack approach to Saturday`s World Cup quarter-final against the West Indies despite the high stakes involved.
A victory for West Indies against New Zealand in their cricket World Cup quarter-final on Saturday would be "huge" for fans back in the Caribbean eager to put months of controversy behind them, according to captain Jason Holder.
Strong southerly winds have buffeted New Zealand`s capital this week as the remnants of Cyclone Pam moved south-east of the country but cricket fans are questioning whether a Gayle will strike Wellington Regional Stadium on Saturday.
New Zealand all-rounder Grant Elliott said they had paid little notice to South Africa's overwhelming victory against Sri Lanka as they prepared for their own World Cup quarter-final against the West Indies.
Though cricket is a team sport, ahead of the knockout stages of the ICC's marquee event, starting from March 18, we are picking up one player from each (quarter-finalist) team, who can play a crucial role from here on to make his side the world champions.