India Vs West Indies 2nd ODI: On Wednesday, India thrashed West Indies by 44 runs in the second ODI at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series. India achieved this feat based on Suryakumar Yadav’s half-century innings and Prasidh Krishna’s lethal bowling. Suryakumar scored 64 runs in 84 balls with the help of five fours. With the help of this, India recovered from a poor start and scored 237 for 9 in 50 overs. However, the target was easy for West Indies. But Prasidh gave the initial shocks and put West Indies out of reach of the target. Prasidh made the best performance of his short ODI career, taking four wickets for 12 runs in 9 overs. Due to this, West Indies were bundled out for 193 runs in 46 overs.
India Vs West Indies 2nd ODI Highlights
Prasidh Krishna In Field
This series was the first test for Rohit as a regular captain. He not only achieved better results but also impressed everyone with his captaincy. He used the bowlers cleverly, and the DRS results also went in his favour. In this match, he used Prasidh Krishna as the third bowler. Prasidh came to bowl for the first time in the eighth over. West Indies were off to a good start at that time with a 31-run partnership. Prasidh got an extra bounce on his third ball, and King touched the bat on it. On this, wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant took a brilliant catch over the head. Prasidh appealed for a catch behind the wicket against Darren Bravo(1). But the umpire declared not out. Captain Rohit Sharma took DRS on this. It was evident that the ball touched Darren’s bat and went into Pant’s gloves.
India Vs West Indies 2nd ODI highlights: In this way, the umpire had to change the decision, and India got the second success. Rohit got him out of the bowl by getting the first spell of 4 overs from Prasidh. In this spell, famous kept two maidens in 4 overs and took two wickets for three runs. In this way, the changes of captain Rohit Sharma came in handy.
Pollard, the West Indies captain, did not play because he was not fit. Nicholas Pooran won the toss and invited India to bat first. India lost the wicket of captain Rohit Sharma (5) cheaply. Pant opened the innings for the first time in the 50-over format. Fast bowler Odean gave a double blow to the hosts in the 12th over by taking the wickets of both Pant and Virat Kohli. Due to this, India’s score became 43 runs for three wickets. Then, Suryakumar and KL Rahul put the team back on track with a partnership of 91 runs for the fourth wicket.