After registering a thumping win over West Indies within the second ODI, India batter Shreyas Iyer stated that he’s hopeful of scoring a century within the subsequent recreation. Half-centuries from Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson and Axar Patel helped Crew India win the second ODI of the three-match collection in opposition to West Indies by two wickets right here at Queens Park Oval stadium in Port of Spain on Sunday. Shreyas Iyer smashed 63 runs off 71 balls earlier than he bought LBW by Alzarri Joseph. “I used to be actually pleased with the rating which I bought at present however actually sad with the way in which I used to be dismissed. I believed I may have taken the staff via simply however very unlucky with the wicket. Hopefully, I rating a century within the subsequent recreation,” stated Shreyas in a post-match press convention.
India has now taken a successful 2-Zero lead within the collection. Struggling at 79/three, a 99-run stand between Iyer (63) and Samson (54) offered stability to their innings.
“We misplaced two back-to-back wickets for 60 and from there we needed to rebuild. Sanju got here in and confirmed numerous intent. I used to be already batting and had confronted round 20 balls. So, me and Sanju knew what we needed to do. Sanju confronted a number of balls after which he took on to the spinners,” stated Iyer.
“He hit them for 2 sixes and out of the blue the momentum shifted in the direction of us and from there, we constructed on the partnership,” he added.
The batter additional praised all-rounder Axar Patel for his nice knock, which took Crew India via the ending line.
“It was enjoyable, to be sincere. All of us had been sitting collectively and Rahul sir was getting tensed. He was passing on the message. However yeah, I believe numerous gamers confirmed actually good feelings on the market. They had been actually calm and composed in the course of the stress conditions,” stated the batter.
“Since we’ve performed so many video games now, so we’ve seen such feelings and it was only a regular recreation for us. I believe we did fairly nicely, particularly Axar. Excellent knock,” he added.
In the long run contributions from Deepak Hooda (33) and Axar Patel (64*) proved to be extraordinarily very important in taking the guests to a win. West Indies misplaced management of the match regardless of sending again the highest order within the early phases of the match and regardless of posting an enormous complete on the board themselves.
Chasing 312, India was off to a strong begin. Shubman Gill confirmed numerous intent from begin and smashed some good boundaries. His accomplice, skipper Shikhar Dhawan was the much less aggressive of the 2.
On the finish of 10 overs, India stood at 42/Zero, with Gill (30*) and Dhawan (12*).
The duo had stitched a stand of 48 runs earlier than pacer Romario Shepherd intervened to dismiss a struggling Dhawan for 13 off 31 balls.
Shreyas Iyer was subsequent up on crease. Gill was nicely settled on the crease and appeared on observe to finish his second straight fifty, however bought caught and bowled by Kyle Mayers for 43 off 49 balls. At this level, India stood at 65/2 and Suryakumar Yadav was subsequent on the crease.
Suryakumar confirmed some intent with an enormous six, however the ball hit the within fringe of his bat and left his stumps rattled when he was at 9. Mayers struck as soon as once more for the hosts and with these three wickets inside a brief span of time, Windies appeared actually robust. India stood at 79/three at this level, in determined want of a partnership.
Wicketkeeper Sanju Samson was subsequent on the crease and resumed the chase with Iyer. The duo maintained some good operating between the wickets and sometimes went for large hits. The duo introduced up their 50-run stand in 52 balls.
Shreyas was trying actually good, citing his 11th half-century within the format with a 4 via deep midwicket, which additionally took India past the 150-run mark. The 30th over bowled by Mayers proved to be extraordinarily costly, gifting away 16 runs.
The duo began accelerating after citing their 50-run stand. The duo fell quick one run of forming a 100-run stand after Iyer was trapped leg earlier than wicket by pacer Alzarri Joseph for 63 off 71 balls.
Subsequent up on the crease was Deepak Hooda. Hooda-Samson saved the scoreboard ticking for India. Samson introduced up his maiden fifty off 47 balls with a 4 via the positive leg area. The duo had added solely 27 runs earlier than Samson was dismissed for 54 off 51 balls. India was 205/5 at this level, with 107 extra runs to go.
Axar Patel was subsequent up on the crease. On the finish of 40 overs, India stood at 212/5, with Axar (four*) and Hooda (18*). Males in Blue wanted 100 runs within the remaining ten overs. The scoreboard saved transferring for India with the duo making an attempt some massive hits. They took India to the 250-run mark.
Axar-Hooda introduced up their 50-run stand in 31 balls. The equation got here all the way down to 56 runs required within the remaining six overs. Hooda was dismissed for 33 off 36 by spinner Akeal Hosein after being caught by Hayden Walsh at backward level.
Shardul Thakur was subsequent up on the crease. Patel continued to look good with the bat. The 46th over of the sport by Alzarri Joseph was costly and took numerous stress off India’s batters. Simply when it appeared India will proceed turning the sport of their favour, Thakur was dismissed for three runs by Joseph after being caught by Brooks at deep cowl.
Avesh Khan was subsequent on the crease. The equation was all the way down to 32 off 24 balls. Patel introduced up his maiden fifty in simply 27 balls, single-handedly carrying on the chase because the final recognised batter.
19 had been wanted within the remaining three overs. Patel and Khan had the accountability to not lose their wickets and take India throughout the ending line. Patel was dismissed for 10 by Jayden Seales.
Mohammed Siraj was subsequent on the crease. India wanted eight within the remaining over. Patel sealed the match for India with an enormous six on the fourth ball of the over, ending at 64* off 35 balls with three fours and 5 sixes.
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