New Delhi, Aug 2 India’s batting unit impressed collectively, serving to the guests to an enormous 200-run win over the West Indies within the third and series-deciding ODI at Trinidad on Tuesday.
The openers Ishan Kishan (77 runs, 64b, 8×4, 3×6) and Shubman Gill (85 runs, 92b, 11×4) placed on 143 in solely 19.4 overs earlier than stand-in skipper Hardik Pandya (70 not out, 52b, 4×4, 5×6) and Sanju Samson (51 runs, 41b, 2×4, 4×6) helped India set the hosts a difficult 352-run goal.
Thereafter, the West Indies struggled to seek out any momentum, and paceman Shardul Thakur took 4/37 in 6.3 overs as Shai Hope’s aspect have been bowled out for under 151 in 35.3 overs. The opposite tempo bowler Mukesh Kumar returned with figures of three/30 whereas spinner Kuldeep Yadav took 2/25.
JioCinema knowledgeable Aakash Chopra was impressed with Thakur’s efficiency, saying: “Within the earlier match itself, Shardul took three wickets. He will get very restricted credit score for the best way he bowls. I’m making an attempt to determine how he takes so many wickets and why he’s costly, each issues going hand-in-hand.”
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Amongst Indian bowlers, Thakur has essentially the most variety of wickets in ODIs because the 2019 World Cup. Within the 32 video games that he has performed, he has taken 48 wickets, two greater than Kuldeep Yadav, in the identical variety of matches. “In case you are taking three wickets, the financial system shouldn’t be a lot to fret about as a result of 300 goes to be there as a goal. He doesn’t give greater than 6 runs per over, have to be 6.1-6.2. The variety of balls he bowls, the possibilities of him getting a wicket are very vivid,” defined Chopra.
The previous India opener then added: “We are saying it’s wicket-taking luck, however if you happen to carefully observe Shardul, the rationale why he has the wicket-taking luck is as a result of he bowls in these areas and he has numerous perception. Should you ever ask him how good are you? He would reply: ‘equal to Dennis Lillee!’. That’s the boldness he has, and I really like him for that.”