Umesh Yadav’s brilliant bowling display helped India in registering an impressive 10-wicket win against West Indies in the second Test to complete 2-0 series win in Hyderabad on Sunday.
The game started with visiting side’s captain Jason Holder winning the toss and opting to bat first in good conditions.The Caribbean giants proved Holder’s decision correct with an improved batting show as the team managed to post a competitive total of 311 on the board.
The star of the show for the visitors was all-rounder Roston Chase, who scored his fourth century in the five-day format and finished the innings with the top score of 106 off 189 balls with the help of eight fours and one six. He was well-supported by captain Holder, who scored fighting 52 off 92 balls with the help of six fours.
For the hosts , Yadav was the star of the show as he claimed figures of six for 88, whereas left-arm chinaman Kuldeep Yadav claimed three wickets.
Hosts register comfortable 10-wicket win in the second match of the series
In reply, team India had a solid beginning and at one stage looked set for a big lead. But Holder helped his team fought back and reduced the home side to 367 in the first innings.Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant finished the innings with the top score of 92 off 134 balls with the help of 11 fours and two sixes. He was well supported by middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane and opener Prithvi Shaw, who scored 80, 70 off 183 and 53 balls respectively.
For West Indies, Captain Holder was the star of the show as he claimed figures of five for 56. He was well-supported by pacer Shannon Gabriel, who claimed three wickets.In the second innings, West Indies batting once again failed to live up to the expectations and were bowled out for just 127, where Sunil Ambris finished with the top score of 38 off 95 balls.
For India, Yadav was once again the best bowler on show as he claimed four, whereas left-arm spinner Ravendra Jadeja claimed three wickets.Chasing just 72 runs to seal the series win, openers Shaw and KL Rahul completed the task in just 16.1 overs.