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West Indies coach asks for commitment

CAUSE: Ottis Gibson

WEST INDIES coach Ottis Gibson has said that he only wants to work with players committed to the West Indies cause.
With big name players such as Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo missing from the Windies ranks during their current tour of Bangladesh, Gibson said: "Do we need our senior players? I think we need everybody who is committed to us.

"Some people will think we need them. We are building a team and of course we need senior players that are committed to mix with the youngsters.

"The youngsters have taken the opportunity and done very well for us. As we are looking at the future, we will build a team around the younger guys."

Gayle's 12-year international career came to a halt this year because of a breakdown in his relationship with the WICB after West Indies' quarter-final exit from the 2011 World Cup.

Meanwhile captain Darren Sammy said of the Bangladesh challenge: "They are a good side at home, winning quite comfortably against New Zealand last year. We never took them for granted and we won't do it here. We want to focus on us and on what we could do.

Sammy was not happy about the absence of the Decision Review System for the series. "For us the DRS has been a very good inclusion in the game," he said. "It's unfortunate that we don't have it in this series. Whatever could be made possible to eliminate errors in the game, we'd welcome it."

West Indies will play two Tests after winning the one-days series 2-1.

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