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Twitterati Reacts To Brilliant Win Of The Windies Team Against England
By CricShots - Jul 13, 2020 11:27 am
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The Windies team locked horns with England in the first Test of the three-match series at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton and the visitors won the game by 4 wickets despite being termed as massive underdogs. Shannon Gabriel’s brilliance with the ball and Jermaine Blackwood’s superb knock of 95 in the second innings which helped the Windies to win the game from the tough situation as they took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

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Windies registered a remarkable win

The cricket fraternity was all praise for West Indies’ brilliant showing. The Indian skipper,ย  Virat Kohli took to Twitter after West Indies’s victory, saying: “Wow @windiescricket what a win. Top display of test cricket.”

Here are some more reactions from the cricketing fraternity:

The West Indies was chasing a target of 200 runs on the final day of the first Test by the hosts but were left reeling at 27 for three thanks to Jofra Archer’s early double strike. Blackwood, though, brought the visitors back into the game with a fine knock but he was dismissed five runs short of his second Test century with the West Indies needing 11 runs to win.

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John Campell, who had retired hurt as he suffered a blow on his toe on the bowling of Jofra Archer, came back to hit the winning runs. The Windies skipper, Jason Holder praised the brilliant performance of his team in the match, saying it was the best day he has had in Test cricket.

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As per the quotes in Sky Sports, Holder said, “It is right up there with the best victories we’ve had as a group. To me, yesterday was probably the best day I’ve had in Test cricket. It was a hard, long toil and the bowlers really put it in. Every time I asked a bowler to come up and give a spell, they came up and gave a massive effort.”