Arshdeep Singh Cleaned Up Akeal Hossein With A Deadly Yorker
By CricShots - Jul 30, 2022 10:47 am
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India continued their dominating performance over the hosts West Indies as they registered another huge win by 68 runs in the 1st T20I on Friday (July 29) at the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba, Trinidad. The Windies skipper, Nicholas Pooran won the toss and opted to bowl first, hoping to exploit the moisture in the pitch. Rohit Sharma surprisingly opened the innings with Suryakumar Yadav, as the Mumbai duo added 44 runs under 5 overs before the latter was dismissed.

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Akeal Hossein was cleaned up by Arshdeep Singh

Shreyas Iyer (0), Rishabh Pant (14), and Hardik Pandya (1) failed to make huge contributions, but Rohit scored his 27th T20I half-century as he made 64 runs in 44 balls to keep the innings going from his end. After Rohit’s dismissal, Ravindra Jadeja (16) and R Ashwin (13*) played supporting roles with Dinesh Karthik, who came out all guns blazing and smashed 41* in 19 balls to help the team finish well at 190/6 in their 20 overs.

West Indies chase began on a positive note as Kyle Mayers and Shamarh Brooks added 22 runs in 1.2 overs before left-arm fast bowler, Arshdeep Singh dismissed the former with a short ball. Towards the end of the innings, Arshdeep Singh cleaned up Akeal Hossein with a brilliant yorker.

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Thereafter, the wickets kept falling at regular intervals for West Indies, as the Indian bowlers put up a professional performance courtesy their three spinners R Ashwin (2/22), Ravi Bishnoi (2/26), and Ravindra Jadeja (1/26). West Indies eventually ended at 122/8 as India won by 68 runs.

Here is the video of Arshdeep Singh cleaning up Akeal Hossein:

West Indies (Playing XI): Shamarh Brooks, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Nicholas Pooran (c & wk), Kyle Mayers, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Odean Smith, Keemo Paul, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy

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India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh