In a gripping encounter at the ongoing India-West Indies 2nd test match, a moment of sheer brilliance from the Indian spinner, Ravichandran Ashwin, proved to be the turning point. The West Indies skipper, Kraigg Brathwaite, had been holding firm with a resolute innings, reaching a commendable 75 runs.
With a masterful delivery that pitched fuller outside off, Ashwin enticed Brathwaite into a defensive stroke. The ball, seemingly on a conventional trajectory, suddenly spun, leaving the batsman completely misled. It found the tiniest of gaps between Brathwaite’s bat and pad, ultimately shattering the stumps and bringing an end to his bold knock.
With this crucial wicket, West Indies suffered a setback, losing their third wicket. As Amir Athanaze joined Jermaine Blackwood at the crease, India’s bowlers are now eager to capitalize on the momentum and pick up more wickets.
The game remains finely balanced, with both teams seeking to gain the upper hand in this exciting test match.
Last Updated on July 22, 2023
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