Windies set to use three spinners in St Kitts


West Indies captain Jason Holder says that while Warner Park in St Kitts is smaller than most, and could be good for batting, it's also good for spin and he may use as many as three slow bowlers in the tri-series games there.

Spinner Sunil Narine has been most impressive during the series, which also features Australia and South Africa, and could be joined by Sulieman Benn and Ashley Nurse during the St Kitts leg of the tournament.

Holder said: "Traditionally playing here in St Kitts it tends to get a little slow. It's always been a slow track, but I guess the dimensions of the ground make it easier to hit the ball over the top and score freely.

"But having said that it could be a bit difficult, especially when the slow bowlers are on in the middle overs, to get the ball off the square.

"I think we can use that to our favour. We've got two good spinners at the moment and there could be a possibility of playing three, you never know.

"I think it's important we capitalise when the ball gets softer, as the Australians and South Africans pointed out, we try to peg back the scoring and keep it very tight."  

Australia are leading the table after beating South Africa on the weekend, and all the teams will hope for better batting after the Guyana leg saw a string of below-200 scores on a turning deck there.