sport news West Indies coach Stuart Law backs 'driven' Shai Hope

Stuart Law believes West Indies may soon have a modern 'great' on their hands in Shai Hope.

The tourists' 23-year-old batsman underpinned their shock five-wicket victory over England last week with a breakthrough personal performance as he became the first player in Headingley's long history to hit a century in each innings.

Hope followed his maiden Test hundred, in his 12th match, with an unbeaten 118 as West Indies knocked off 322 to level the Investec series and make a mockery of a barrage of pre-match criticism which included claims the current team is the worst from the Caribbean ever to tour this country.

West Indies coach Stuart Law backs 'hungry and driven' Shai Hope for great things

West Indies coach Stuart Law backs 'hungry and driven' Shai Hope for great things

Hope scored two centuries as West Indies levelled the series with England at Headingly

Hope scored two centuries as West Indies levelled the series with England at Headingly

As Law fine-tuned preparations for this week's decider at Lord's, he had a little ammunition for those who got stuck into West Indies from the sidelines. Hope's potential was uppermost

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