'Everyone is happy'

'Everyone is happy'

'Everyone is happy'

West Indies celebrated their first win of the 2015 World Cup, with all-rounder Andre Russell saying their rout of Pakistan on Saturday proved there was more to the team than Chris Gayle.

“Everyone is laughing, happy,” Russell said. “From the last game, things didn't go well for us and we just turned up today and wanted to show the world that we are not just a pushover,” he added. “It's a very good feeling winning a game after losing to Ireland, in that manner.

“It just goes to show that the West Indies can dominate and we are here to compete.” Russell made light of Gayle's run of low scores by saying: "Chris has been struggling, and we're still scoring 300. Russell added that Gayle hadn't let his form dampen the team's morale.

“Even if he's not scoring he's not miserable, he's not grumpy. He's happy, he's laughing, and he's cheering everyone on the field, and that's what we want from a big guy like him, so it's very good.” West Indies next play Zimbabwe in Canberra on Tuesday before facing pool heavyweights South Africa three days later.

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