My father is not Courtney Walsh, says Hayden Walsh, who spins his legs

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: People, my father is not Courtney Walsh , What is it Hayden Walsh He has to keep reminding anyone who thinks it is a progeny of one of the great bowlers of the West Indies.

However, after a shocking performance against India, the 27-year-old is sure that he can now forge an identity of his own, where the deceptive googlies will be discussed more than the deadly gorillas.

I was playing in the Cananda T20 league and someone called me Courtney Walsh (laughs). So yeah ... People my father is not Courtney Walsh. But I guess now they will now find out who I am and who is my father, Walsh, who had figures of 2/28, including wickets of Shivam Dube and Shreyas Iyer said after the match.

He faced a runaway Dube with a nut out of the stump, a feature he has developed playing lefties like Evin Lewis and Nicholas Pooran.

I was bowling with Evin (Lewis) and Nicholas (Pooran) on the networks. I was a little confident playing him (Dube), said Walsh.

He was visibly elated, as he finally finds his feet in international cricket.

Yes, it has been like a roller coaster for me. As you can see, I have been working hard trying to reach the top in international cricket. Just being here and acting in a game is fair. I am on the moon, he added.

He attributed his consistent performance in the Caribbean Premier League as one of the reasons for his success.

I did well in the Caribbean Premier League and obviously got the attention of the selectors. I played a lot on the networks and it helped me here, Walsh said.

He wouldn't mind if IPL explorers took note of his performances, but the main goal now will be to win the series.

Yes, well, the main thing is to win the series. The goal is to win this series and help the team do their best.

To a question about whether winning the launch was crucial for the Windies, Walsh replied: Yes, I think the launch as you saw in Hyderabad was very important due to the dew factor. I don't think dew has been an important factor. tonight.

But knowing that we were going to play first and we have such a strong bowling team. Once we do it right, we can restrict them to a good total.