As anticipated, Team India comfortably won the second Test against the West Indies and by a huge margin. Moreover, they also accomplished the clean sweep with this victory and added 120 points to their tally in the World Test Championship. The hosts couldn’t score too many runs in the second innings but still, put up their best effort in this entire series. For the visitors, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami were the stars with the ball.
Both of them picked up three-wicket hauls while Ishant Sharma accounted for two wickets. West Indies continued to bat with an overnight score of 45/2. Quite early in the day, they were hit by a huge blow as Darren Bravo had to walk back retired hurt after scoring 23. Roston Chase also couldn’t get a big score in this innings. Jadeja trapped him LBW for 12 runs.
Virat Kohli wins more games than anyone else as India’s Test captain
Though, Shamarh Brooks looked quite impressive with the bat. He scored 50 runs before Virat Kohli ran him out. Later in the innings, concussion substitute Jermaine Blackwood looked quite impressive. He scored 38 runs before Jasprit Bumrah found his edge which carried to the keeper. West Indies skipper Jason Holder tried to play aggressive cricket and raced his way to a 35-ball 39. However, Ravindra Jadeja disturbed the timber with a brilliant delivery and got him out.
Mohammad Shami handled the tail and quickly ran through the last two wickets. West Indies was bowled out for 210 runs in 59.5 overs. India won the match by a huge margin of 257 runs and the players were thrilled after the victory. For his brilliant efforts in both the innings of the game, Hanuma Vihari was named the Man of the Match.
The fans were elated after this win and expressed their joy. Also, they showed concern about the dipping standards of West Indies cricket. They congratulated Virat Kohli on his 28th Test win as the Indian captain – the most by any surpassing the record of MS Dhoni (27). Moreover, they enjoyed the fiery spells from Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami. Aficionadi expressed happiness about India topping the charts in the World Test Championship.
Here is how Twitterati reacted:
12 batsman batting card. #WIvIND pic.twitter.com/7QhySX0Rh0
— Johns (@CricCrazyJohns) September 3, 2019
Can’t be great for the windies cricketing public when your test team can barely get to 200 in two tests but have to attend the cpl which starts this week. #sscricket
— Herschelle Gibbs (@hershybru) September 2, 2019
Congratulations to Team India on a fabulous series win.
It’s been a joy to watch @Jaspritbumrah93 in this series. His hat-trick was special and the progress he has made in Test cricket has been absolutely terrific.#WIvsIND pic.twitter.com/OvbvoTJUk0
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 2, 2019
120 points to start off with! Congratulations Team India onwards and upwards 🏏👏#WIvsIND
— R P Singh रुद्र प्रताप सिंह (@rpsingh) September 2, 2019
As comprehensive a win as it gets for Team India and a great start to the World Test Championship. #IndvWI
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) September 2, 2019
Lovely batting by @Hanumavihari to get to his 1st 100. Also very good to see @ajinkyarahane88 get back in form.
The maturity & patience they have shown is a good sign for the Indian Test team.#WIvsIND pic.twitter.com/T5EaNxGdpn
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 2, 2019
Congratulations to Team India on a remarkable series win. Bowlers led by @Jaspritbumrah93 were sensational throughout the series. Good to see @ajinkyarahane88 back in form and @Hanumavihari growing in confidence as a Test Player. #INDvsWI
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) September 2, 2019
Well done Boy’s congratulations #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/3oC5FUUS7F
— Mohammad Shami (@MdShami11) September 2, 2019
West Indies do not play a WTC series for the next 1 year. Till July 2020 Windies will be on 0 Points. India could potentially be on 480 by then. By not playing for so long how can the team improve? A lot of things wrong in the way Test cricket is scheduled. #WTC #GrowTestcricket
— Gaurav Sundararaman (@gaurav_sundar) September 2, 2019
A great win, an outstanding team effort and tons of happy memories.🔥🔥💪 pic.twitter.com/waZtQpaWDV
— Jasprit Bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) September 3, 2019
Feels great to get win our first series in the Test Championship. 💪🏼
Thorough performance by the team overall, blessed to be a part of this special unit. 😇 pic.twitter.com/83tb8LoJNJ
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) September 3, 2019
Second consecutive overseas Test series win for India. Well done! 👏👏👏 Form of Vihari & Rahane important gains.👍#INDvWI
— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) September 3, 2019
Make each moment count 💪
Phenominal Victory 🇮🇳#IndvWI pic.twitter.com/HhUahsEy7d
— Umesh Yaadav (@y_umesh) September 3, 2019
Clinical stuff from @teamindia & @imVkohli and co loving the Caribbean again!! 😎👏 Congrats to ‘Boom Boom Bumrah’ for his magical redball performances of late 👏👍 @bcci & #landofabillionandsome keep on keeping on 👊🏻👏
— Danny Morrison (@SteelyDan66) September 3, 2019
This is awesome from @ImRo45 when he randomly pulled out two of his loyal fans from the crowd in Jamaica🕺🕺 #TeamIndia 😁👌👌 pic.twitter.com/PqRV1xtjgH
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 2, 2019
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