IND V/S WI: 2nd ODI, India Won by 44 runs and won this Series by 2-0
At the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, Rohit Sharma led Team India to a 44-run victory over West Indies. With this victory, the hosts have taken a 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Suryakumar Yadav scored 64 off 83 balls for India after being invited to bat first. India scored 237/9 after being invited to bat first.
As a response, the tourists got off to a slow start and could only manage 193 before losing wickets in the 46th over.
India walked into bat and pulled off a surprise with Rishabh Pant opening the batting alongside Rohit Sharma. KL Rahul returned to the middle order. As a result of the move, India lost openers quickly, followed by the dismissal of Virat Kohli leaving them at 3/43.
KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav forged a fine partnership in the middle to give India some respectability on Wednesday. During a brain fade, Rahul was caught in the middle of the pitch and run-out at 49, while Surya once again displayed his class with a top score of 64.
As India passed the 200-run mark, Washington Sundar and Deepak Hooda made appearances. However, the tail failed to contribute much, so India finished their innings at 237/9. With figures of 2/29 and 2/36, Deean Smith and Alzarri Joseph were the bowlers to lead the way, while Kemar Roach and company also chipped in with a wicket each. The Indian cricket team performed outstandingly. Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul with the bat, Prasidh Krishna, Siraj, Chahal, Thakur with the ball. West Indies Innings: 193 all out, lost by 44 runs