India vs West Indies, 2nd ODI Highlights: Axar Patel Stars As India Pull Off 312-Run Chase vs West Indies | Cricket News

IND vs WI, 2nd ODI Highlights: Axar Patel scored 64 not out off 35 balls vs West Indies on Sunday© AFP

IND vs WI, 2nd ODI, Highlights: Axar Patel’s 64 not out off 35 balls helped India chase down a 312-run target against West Indies in the second ODI of the three-match series at Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad on Sunday. With it, India gained an unassailable 2-0 advantage in the series. Earlier, Shai Hope’s century (115 runs off 135 balls) helped West Indies set a 312-run target for India. Nicholas Pooran’s 74 off 77 also played a crucial role in taking Windies to the total of over 300 after the host skipper won the toss and opted to bat first against India in the game. Shardul Thakur was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 3 for 54. Notably, India had edged past West Indies by three runs in the first ODI at the same venue on Friday. (SCORECARD)

Playing XIs:

West Indies: Shai Hope (w), Brandon King, Shamarh Brooks, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran (c), Rovman Powell, Akeal Hosein, Romario Shepherd, Alzarri Joseph, Jayden Seales, Hayden Walsh

India: Shikhar Dhawan (c), Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson (w), Deepak Hooda, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Avesh Khan

Here are the Highlights of 2nd ODI Between India and West Indies, Straight from Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad

  • 03:54 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: India Win!!!

    A full toss from Mayers and Axar Patel seals the deal for India. The guests reach home with two wickets in hand and as many balls to spare.

  • 03:50 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: India Need 7 Off 4

    Only a single has come off the first two balls and India need 7 more to win off 4 balls. This match is going down the wire.

    IND 305/8 (49.2)

  • 03:49 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: WICKET!

    Avesh Khan loses his wicket on 10 off 12 balls. He gets caught out but Axar was smart enough to not cross Avesh when the catch was taken at deep backward square leg which means the southpaw will be on strike at the start of the final over.

    IND 304/8 (49)

  • 03:43 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: FOUR!

    Avesh Khan smashes Jayden Seales for a four towards extra cover. India are almost there, they need 10 off 10 balls.

    IND 302/7 (48.2)

  • 03:35 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: FOUR!

    Here is the cherry on top. Avesh Khan hits the ball over the mid-off fielder for a four.

    IND 293/7 (46.4)

  • 03:34 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: Fifty For Axar!

    Another four and Axar Patel races to his maiden ODI fifty. That too in just 27 balls. This has been a special knock from the southpaw but the work is not done yet as India need him to finish the match.

    IND 288/7 (46.2)

  • 03:32 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: FOUR!

    The match is not over yet as Axar Patel continues to fight a lone battle for India.

    IND 284/7 (46.1)

  • 03:28 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: WICKET!

    India are seven down now as Shardul Thakur is out on 3 off 6 balls.

    IND 280/7 (45.5)

  • 03:24 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: SIX!

    This is a beautiful shot from Axar Patel over long-on for a six. India need 37 more in 27.

    IND 275/6 (45.3)

  • 03:20 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: FOUR!

    This is a good shot from Axar Patel towards deep point for a four. By the time, he is there at one end, India will keep expecting a favourable outcome from this game.

    IND 262/6 (44.4)

  • 03:18 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: WICKET!

    This is smart bowling from Hosein. He saw Hooda coming down the track so put the ball well far from his reach. The result saw Hooda slicing the ball to Hayden Walsh at point. India are six down.

    IND 256/6 (44.1)

  • 03:08 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: SIX!

    In the slot from Hosein and Axar smashed him into the stands for a big six. He is hitting the ball really well today and can take India over the finishing line if he stays there till the end.

    IND 247/5 (42.5)

  • 03:04 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: India Need 75 In 48

    It’s a 14-run over from Shepherd. A total of 25 runs have come off the last two over for India. They can feel that the target is gettable for them.

    IND 237/5 (42)

  • 03:00 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: SIX!

    Axar Patel has provided some impetus to the dying Indian innings. He has smoked Shepherd for a six over long-off to keep the guests alive in the run chase.

    IND 230/5 (41.2)

  • 02:57 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: SIX!

    Axar Patel comes across the stumps and hits Akeal Hosein for a six over fine leg. This is a much-needed boundary for India as the runs had almost dried up with the side needing around 10 runs per over.

    IND 222/5 (40.5)

  • 02:48 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: Run-out! Samson Is Gone

    That’s poor running from the duo of Deepak Hooda and Sanju Samson, the former especially. Samson hit the ball to short fine leg fielder and there was never a run there but both the batters tried to steal a run and Samson failed to reach the other end in time.

    IND 205/5 (38.4)

  • 02:38 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: Fifty For Samson!

    A four from Samson down the leg side and with it he races to his maiden ODI fifty. This is a beautiful knock from him but he needs to take it deep for India to stand a chance in this chase.

    IND 200/4 (37.2)

  • 02:21 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: FOUR!

    This is a beautiful inside out shot from Deepak Hooda for a four.

    IND 180/4 (34.1)

  • 02:15 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: WICKET!

    This is a big-big wicket for West Indies! Shreyas Iyer departs on 63 runs. He has been dismissed LBW by Alzarri Joseph. Iyer had even taken a review to test his luck in the tight call, but the ball was found to be clipping his leg stump.

    IND 178/4 (33)

  • 02:07 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: SIX!

    This is a beautiful inside out shot from Samson for a six. He picked the length perfectly, came down the track and smashed the Akeal Hosein delivery outside the boundary ropes.

    IND 174/3 (31.5)

  • 01:58 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: FOUR!

    A short ball from Mayers and Samson helps it four a four towards fine leg. And suddenly, runs have started coming quite easily for India. They need 150 more to win in the remaining 120 balls.

    IND 162/3 (30)

  • 01:57 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: SIX!

    That has been down the ground from Iyer for a six. He is changing gears now.

    IND 157/3 (29.4)

  • 01:56 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: Fifty For Iyer!

    Another good pull shot from Iyer for a four and he races to his fifty with it. He reaches there in 57 balls. This has been a well-tailored knock from Iyer.

    IND 151/3 (29.3)

  • 01:50 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: FOUR!

    A boundary comes for India after a long time, after 22 balls to be precise. Shepherd bowled a short ball to Iyer and the latter pulled it beautifully for four towards deep mid-wicket for a four.

  • 01:35 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: FOUR!

    Four on the leg byes as Shepherd errs in line while bowling to Iyer. India will take the runs with open arms.

    IND 121/3 (24.2)

  • 01:31 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: SIX!

    In the slot from Walsh and Samson didn’t shy away from smoking it over long-off for a six.

    IND 115/3 (23.5)

  • 01:30 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: FOUR!

    A poor ball on the leg side from Walsh and Iyer hits it on the backward square leg for a four.

    IND 108/3 (23.2)

  • 01:24 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: FOUR!

    A boundary comes for India after a gap of 15 balls. Iyer hits the ball towards deep point for a four.

    IND 103/3 (22.3)

  • 01:14 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: SIX!

    Easy things for Samson! He got one in the slot from Walsh, cleared his front leg and smoked it over long-off for a six.

    IND 95/3 (19.5)

  • 01:04 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: WICKET!

    Suryakumar Yadav has chopped a Kyle Mayers delivery on his stumps and India lose their third wicket in just 79 runs. Needless to say they are in serious trouble.

    IND 79/3 (17.2)

  • 00:58 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: SIX!

    Oh, how beautiful a shot this is! Suryakumar Yadav got a half-volley and flicked it over long-on for an easy six. He has such powerful wrists that make his work far more easier.

    IND 73/2 (16.1)

  • 00:54 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: WICKET!

    Shubman Gill has lost his wicket in a strange manner. He tried to play a scoop shot on the ball of Mayers but unluckily got a bottom edge on it to see the bowler grabbing a dolly.

    IND 66/2 (15.4)

  • 00:42 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: FOUR!

    This is a good sweep shot from Gill towards backward square leg for a four. Akeal Hosein bowled it full and Gill swept it to perfection.

    IND 59/1 (12.2)

  • 00:35 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: WICKET!

    What a catch this is! Kyle Mayers has put a superman-effort at third man to take a stunning catch. Dhawan departs on 13 runs.

    IND 48/1 (11)

  • 00:33 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: Injury Scare!

    Dhawan stepped out to hit Shepherd but the bowler smartlu bowled a bouncer to cramp him for room. But the ball also hit Dhawan’s helmet.

    IND 48/0 (10.5)

  • 00:31 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: FOUR!

    A short ball from Shepherd to Gill and the latter plays a beautiful short-arm jab for a four towards deep mid-wicket.

    IND 47/0 (10.3)

  • 00:27 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: Match Resumes!

    Okay folks, here is the good news… The covers have come off and the match has resumed.

  • 00:20 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: Covers Are On!

    Even though the weather is not that bad at Queen’s Park Oval — the venue of the second ODI between India and West Indies, the covers are still on.

  • 00:15 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: Rain Stops Play

    Drizzle at Queen’s Park Oval has halted the game. The covers has been put on.

    IND 41/0 (9.4)

  • 00:04 (IST)

    India vs West Indies: Gill In Fine Touch!

    Shubman Gill is hitting the ball from the middle of his bat. Though he has found the fielders more often than not today, watching him bat has been a treat for cricket fans.

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