Cricket Captain 2017: SL & WI Tours Round-up

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Sri Lanka TestsWon 3-0

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In the second Test Adil Rashid recorded Test best figures of 7-66…

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then hit a Test best 161!

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Ben Duckett scored a career best 235 not out in the third Test.

Sri Lanka ODIsWon 3-2

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Surrey’s precocious young talent Sam Curran (89 not out) guided the side to victory and a 2-1 series lead in the third ODI.

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Come the end of the ODI series we were sitting pretty at the top of the ODI rankings.

West Indies Tests – Drew 1-1

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Mark Stoneman batted stoically for some of day four then all of day five (130 overs) of the third Test to rescue a series draw.

West Indies ODIs – Lost 3-2 (Having been 2-0 up! An exact reversal of what happened when we played them at home)

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Luke Fletcher has been a consistent performer in the ODI side (Unsung hero?). His efforts weren’t enough to prevent us surrendering a 2-0 lead in the ODI series though.

West Indies T20Is – Lost 2-0

We lost the T20I series as well, despite being in a great position in the final match of the tour.

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Our failure to win either the Test or ODI series ultimately cost us premier position in the world rankings in both forms of the game.

Next it’s back home for the World Cup then the Ashes and hopefully a return to form!

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