KINGSTON (JAMAICA): The very mention of Chris Gayle irritated a normally soft-spoken West Indies skipper Darren Sammy who couldn't hide being sarcastic when asked whether he is missing the prolific opener considering the state of his batting line-up.

"That our batsmen haven't been able to seize moments has been happening for 10 years. May be the best thing for us is to bring back Gary Sobers, Viv Richards, Clyde Walcott, all of them!"

The sarcasm in Sammy's voice didn't escape the notice of those who attended the post-match press conference.

Ask him about the recipe for success, he answered, "We know we are capable of getting 20 wickets. It's just one area where we need to get clicking. Once we can put good first innings total, and I don't drop Dravid or anybody again, we should not be under pressure to win a match."

Sammy however is hopeful of levelling the series when the two teams square up in Barbados for the second Test match starting from June 27.

"The way the bowlers have bowled, getting India out within 250 in both innings, we stand a good chance of leveling the series provided we bat well," the skipper said.

"I don''t think there is much difference between the two sides. It's been a case throughout the home series for us."

"The games have been coming down fairly close. There is not much difference between the two sides we need to capitalise on key moments."

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