CRICKET-WIS/ENG-Consistency key to success, says Holder.


After leading his troops to a historic victory over England in the first Test, West Indies skipper Jason Holder believes once the regional team remains consistent in its efforts, success will follow.

The Windies defeated England by a mammoth 381 runs, their third largest ever margin of victory, at Kensington Oval on Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Holder led from the front with a fighting double century in the second innings, while Shane Dowrich scored an unbeaten century.

Roston Chase then starred with the ball in England's second innings, snagging eight wickets to help the home side to victory inside four days.

'Yeah it was definitely special and I have to give credit to the boys. We asked for a really big effort today, we knew how important today was and the context of the game and the context of the series and it was very, very good to see that we could follow up the first few days of play with a day such as today,' Holder said in his post-match interview.

'Consistency is something that we always speak of in the dressing room and I just want the guys to be consistent. I still think that we could still strive to be a little bit better in the first innings and solidify ourselves when we get starts and try to carry on as deep as possible.'

'I expected a better showing than the first innings for sure, but with the nature of the pitch I always...

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