Winning two wickets on Sunday, India beat West Indies in a three-match series. Aksar Patel’s team defeated the visitors by 64 off 35 balls to help the team score 312. With India leading 178/4, Aksar Paatel became the team’s main player and helped India catch up with the goal with 2 goals remaining. While discussing the result of the match, West Indies captain Nicholas Pooran said that the team could not contain its nervousness in the last couple of overs.
“Definitely, last couple of overs we didn’t hold our nerves. Last 6 overs, we lost the game. We felt a spinner was easier to hit. We just needed one wicket to seal the game but Axar played really well,” Pooran said at the post-match presentation.
Recall that the West Indies team played its first game, and Shai Hope scored one of the best hits of his 100th ODI. In all, Hope scored 115 points and Nicholas Pooran had 74 shots. At the end of the game, these two West Indies players posted a combined score of 311/6. Shardul Thakur had the highest score with 3 wickets. At the conclusion, Pooran expressed his gratitude to the batting team and said they did a great job.
“His (Hope’s) 100th ODI, he was exceptional to get a hundred. We did an exceptional job with the batting group. We tried to compete really hard. We want to win really bad,” he opined.
Rahul Dravid is doubtful in Asia Cup 2022 after having a positive test for COVID-19
Rahul Dravid was the victim of the latest COVID-19 outbreak, casting doubt on any plans to travel to the United Arab Emirates for the upcoming Asian Cup. VVS Laxman, India's head coach, was the head coach of the Zimbabwe national team, and it is still unclear whether he will get another call-up to the national team.
ZIM vs IND 2022 | Sanjay Manjrekar claimed: "Deepak Chahar is a younger version of Bhuvneshwar Kumar"
Deepak Chahar was praised by Sanjay Manjrekar for being a younger version of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, given their similarities in running the ball both ways. In the first ODI against Zimbabwe, Chahar performed well in the first spell, taking three wickets in his opening text.
ZIM vs IND ODI 2022 | I don’t see any reason why we can't beat India, claim Ryan Burl
Ryan Berle stated that Zimbabwe could be the front-runner for the upcoming ODI series, given their home-field advantage, recent form and quality of their lineup.
Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2022 is removed on December 6, decision on re-draft pending
The Lanka Premier League has finally received an updated schedule and begins Dec. 6 on the island, with the final game scheduled for Dec. 23. With player availability having changed from the original dates, a decision has yet to be made on the lineup of teams.