India walked to another series win in the wake of beating West Indies by 44 runs in Ahmedabad to sack the second ODI of the three-match series. An aggregate exertion from the Indian pacers helped push over West Indies for 193 out of 46 overs in a pursuit of 238 on Wednesday (February 9). It was India’s eleventh sequential two-sided ODI series win against West Indies and Rohit Sharma’s first as full-time ODI commander.
At the midway stage, West Indies were the more joyful side subsequent to having limited India to 237, however India worked on the wickets from the beginning – some off great conveyances and some attributable to West Indies’ players’ helpless shot determination. Falling behind the run-rate from right off the bat in the game because of the wickets, West Indies required somebody to put their head down and bat their full portion of overs. In any case, it boiled down to the weak of the top request that couldn’t set a stage in a standard pursue despite the fact that there was a piece in the wicket for the seamers.
Prasidh Krishna hit with two wickets in seven balls with one lady in two overs in the powerplay. His capacity to remove additional bob upset the batsmen as West Indies were falling behind as the run-rate started mounting. The Indian seamers utilized the short ball successfully as West Indian batsmen died attempting to pull, just to opening out in the profound. Rohit Sharma was magnificent with his bowling changes and field situations and dew didn’t play a main consideration.
Shamarh Brooks kept West Indies in the pursuit even as West Indies lost a large portion of their side for extend 76 on the board with a helpful 44. He discarded his wicket similarly as he was hurrying up. Krishna in his first spell had figures of 3-4 out of five overs. Akeal Hosein kept India under control with a splendid 34 down the request, however an excess of was left for the last two wickets as West Indies missed the mark. All things considered, Odean Smith hit two sixes off Shardul Thakur to keep West Indies alive, with a late 20-ball 24-run appearance yet fittingly Krishna got the last wicket to get done with figures of 4-12 out of 9 overs.
While India were held down to a sensible aggregate, at one phase when KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav were in the center on the way their 91-run stand, they looked set to get no less than 250-270 with the pair changing gears continuously. In any case, West Indies hit back with ideal wickets and didn’t let India’s players move away. The vsitors began unequivocally subsequent to selecting to bowl and got the in-structure Rohit Sharma in the third finished. Rishabh Pant was elevated to the initial spot yet couldn’t exactly remove the manner in which he would’ve trusted. Smith, who supplanted Kieron Pollard in the XI after the standard captain was conveying a niggle, imposed a twofold blow as both Pant and Virat Kohli left in something very similar over to fix India back.
West Indies capitalized on the additional skip and crease development in the wicket that had a lot of grass on it. The seamers bowled into the wicket and were compensated as well. India wouldn’t have even gotten to 240 had Shai Hope clutched a clear opportunity off Kemar Roach’s bowling, dropping Rahul. He was attempting to get moving having scored only 4 of every 20 balls when he got an external edge off a speculative jab. Rahul and Suryakumar from that point made West Indies pay for it with a fifty or more stand as they kept West Indies under control. It took a head out to break the stand that was becoming stronger to strength when Rahul withdrew for 49 with the force pretty much moving as the pair had scored 66 runs in 58 balls before that.
Suryakumar, notwithstanding, proceeded to get a fifty – a decent thump under tension. He turned into the principal player to cross 30 in every one of his initial six ODI innings and kept India above water with a helpful 33-run stand with Washington Sundar (24). Deepak Hooda contributed for certain convenient runs (29) and even as India fell short of a major aggregate, their bowlers moved forward to give them a series win.
Brief scores : India 237/9 in 50 overs (KL Rahul 49, Suryakumar Yadav 64, Deepak Hooda 29; Alzarri Joseph 2-36, Odean Smith 2-29) beat West Indies 193 in 46 overs (Shai Hope 27, Shamarh Brooks 44, Akeal Hosein 34; Shardul Thakur 2-41, Prasidh Krishna 4-12) by 44 runs.