WI vs IND: Rishabh Pant’s slow run out made Rohit Sharma frustrated
By SMCS - Aug 7, 2022 12:17 pm
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West Indies and India are currently playing against each other in the T20I series where the fourth game took place on Saturday, August 6. Moreover, that game was being played at Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Florida. India won the third T20I match on Tuesday. However, Rohit Sharma was frustrated with Rishabh Pant’s slow movement on the field.

Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant contributed to India’s series win

Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bowl first at Warner Park in Basseterre. West Indies had a steady start with a 57-run stand for the first wicket. However, Nicholas Pooran looked in great touch in the fifth match until he was run out credit to a mix-up with Kyle Mayers. The West Indies captain departed for only 24 runs from eight balls. But Pant’s slow runout didn’t go down well with Rohit Sharma as he was seen frustrated with him on the field.

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After the win, Rohit Sharma said: “I think it was pleasing how we played the game. The conditions were not easy but we got to a good score. A lot of thought went in on how we batted and it was pleasing to see. The pitch was quite slow which our bowlers used to their advantage. I thought 190 was a good score, but with the kind of batting that WI have, no score is good. We played good cricket to get the win today. The batters were really smart and the bowlers bowled in pairs to get wickets. It put the brakes on their scoring. We do understand Avesh’s talent. Anyone can have one or two bad games, but we want to keep his skills in mind. We want to give boys enough game time in the middle. He used the conditions and his height really well, which was great to see. I would also like to thank all the people who came in; I know it is hot and it isn’t easy to sit out there and watch the game. There’s another day to go.”