Tags: West Indies tour of India 2022,
India vs West Indies, 1st T20I at Kolkata, Feb 16, 2022,
Rohit Gurunath Sharma,
Revealed on: Feb 17, 2022
India’s white-ball captain Rohit Sharma termed younger leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi as a particular expertise and one thing completely different after the latter’s spectacular T20I debut. Bishnoi claimed 2 for 17, selecting up two wickets in a single over within the 1st T20I in opposition to West Indies in Kolkata. Because of his efforts, India restricted the opponents to 157 for 7 and received the match by six wickets to take the 1-0 lead within the three-game sequence.
Praising Bishnoi for his man of the match-winning effort, Rohit mentioned on the post-match press convention, “Bishnoi is a really proficient man which is why we drafted him into the squad right away. We see one thing completely different in him. He is obtained quite a lot of variations and skillset with him. He can bowl at any stage and it provides us quite a lot of choices to rotate the opposite bowlers.
“Very glad together with his first recreation for India and he is obtained a brilliant future and it is nearly us now on how we use him. We have been very clear with Shreyas and we informed him we would like that choice going into the World Cup. Guys do perceive what the group needs and all these guys are professionals they usually do perceive that group comes first,” he added.
The younger leggie first trapped Roston Chase (4) plumb in entrance of the wickets after which had the harmful Rovman Powell (2) caught at long-on. After Bishnoi’s exploits, Rohit Sharma (40) and Suryakumar Yadav (34*) starred with the bat as India obtained house with a little bit greater than an over to spare. Nevertheless, they misplaced their approach within the center, stumbling to 114 for 4.
Talking concerning the stutter, Rohit agreed , “Ought to have completed that off a little bit early, needed to be medical. Pleased with the win and we will take quite a lot of confidence from this recreation. Proscribing them to that rating was a fantastic effort from the bowlers. With the bat, we weren’t medical and it is one thing we will study from.”
On Shreyas Iyer lacking out regardless of impressing within the one-dayers, he defined, “Somebody like Shreyas Iyer is sitting out, very laborious on him not making it to enjoying eleven however we would have liked somebody to bowl within the center which is why we could not get him in. It is at all times good with that sort of competitors going round and quite a lot of the fellows are lacking out as properly. I am glad to have that sort of challenges quite than not having gamers obtainable and never in kind.”
Earlier, Nicholas Pooran top-scored for West Indies with 61 runs. For India, other than Bishnoi, Harshal Patel additionally claimed two wickets.
–By A Cricket Correspondent