Cameron cheers West Indies cricket

West Indies’ Denesh Ramdin celebrates after dismissing England’s Moeen Ali during day one of their third Test match at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, Friday, May 1, 2015.
Associated Press / Ricardo Mazalan

West Indies Cricket Board President Dave Cameron has hailed the Caribbean side for the recent Test win against England in the final of the three-match series at Kensington Oval, Barbados.

In a statement, Cameron also praised the team’s development, noting that the players had exhibited “fight and tenacity” as they stunned England by five wickets inside three days in the third and final Test.

“On behalf of all stakeholders in West Indies cricket, I want to applaud the captain Denesh Ramdin, head coach Phil Simmons and the entire team for what was three weeks of fascinating cricket,” Cameron said.

“It was a truly remarkable on-field performance. The team left fans captivated and it was great to see the fans’ appreciation of the efforts of the players,” he noted.

The victory earned West Indies a share of the series, after the first Test in Antigua ended in a draw and they lost the second in Grenada by nine wickets.

West Indies face Australia next month in two Tests, in Dominica and Jamaica.

West Indies’ Darren Bravo acknowledges the crowd as leaves the field caught by England’s Stuart Broad for 82 runs during day three of their third Test match at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, Sunday, May 3, 2015. West Indies won the match by five wickets to draw the series.
Associated Press / Ricardo Mazalan

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