Common India captain Rohit Sharma was all praises for all-rounder Axar Patel as his heroics with the bat within the lately performed second ODI between West Indies and India helped the Males in Blue win the shut encounter by simply 2 wickets and take an unassailable lead of 2-0 within the three-match ODI sequence.
It was a tremendous match that had each ingredient of a pot-boiler as West Indies captain Nicholas Pooran selected to bat first on a pitch that appeared much like the one on which the primary ODI was performed. It proved to be true because the ball has twin tempo onto it, however Shai Hope, taking part in in his 100th ODI showcased superb endurance and guile to hit a tremendous 115 runs.
He was supported by captain Nicholas Pooran who smacked 74 runs in fast time as West Indies posted 311 runs on the board batting first. It was a tremendous knock by Hope as he needed to face some testing bowling by the Indian assault.
Axar Patel’s Heroics With The Bat Leads India To A 2-Wicket Victory And A Sequence Win
India began off poorly with captain Shikhar Dhawan making a laborious 13 runs in 31 balls. However Shubman Gill made a handsome 43. Then Shreyas Iyer (63) and Sanju Samson (54) introduced India again into the sport.
The West Indies bowlers then picked common wickets to maintain the scoring price in verify and in the long run it got here right down to Axar Patel to herd the tail with him as India wanted round 100 runs within the final 10 overs.
Patel slammed 5 sixes and three fours on his option to a maiden ODI fifty and remained unbeaten on 64 in 35 balls as India received the match within the final over with two wickets in hand. This additionally gave India a lead of 2-0 with the final ODI to be performed on July 27.
Rohit Sharma, who was rested for the ODIs, took to Twitter to laud Axar Patel and posted: “Woah 🤯 that was some efficiency from workforce India final night time. Bapu badhu Saru che @akshar2026 @bcci”
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) July 25, 2022
To this, Axar Patel replied: “Badhu saru che rohit bhai 😎 thanks.. cheers 🤝”
Badhu saru che rohit bhai 😎 thanks.. cheers 🤝 https://t.co/tzxRzLXy4L
— Akshar Patel (@akshar2026) July 25, 2022