India vs West Indies 2nd ODI: India captain Virat Kohli is known for his high intensity and passion for the game and he gave us a glimpse of that when India broke Shimron Hetmyer and Shai Hope’s 143-run stand which at that time seemed to be taking the game away from the hosts. Kohli knew the importance of the wicket and his expression reflected that. The game finally ended in a tie after both teams scored over 320 runs. But, it was the wicket of Shimron Hetmyer which was bagged by Yuzvendra Chahal of a rank long hop, he was lucky that Hetmyer did not find the middle of the bat and top-edged it, only to find the safe hands of Virat Kohli under it.
Kohli’s expression after the wicket proves that there has been no dip in intensity even after a decade of playing the game. Earlier in the day, Kohli notched up 10,000 runs in international cricket and became the fastest to the milestone in his 205th innings. Apart from that, he also slammed his 37th ODI ton and remained unbeaten on 157.
Meanwhile, BCCI has announced a 15-member squad for the remaining three ODIs and Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah have been included as Mohammed Shami has been dropped.
India’s squad for last 3 ODIs vs Windies: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Dhawan, Rayudu, Pant, Dhoni, Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Khaleel Ahmed, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey.