Virat Kohli Hails Washington Sundar's "Outstanding Composure"

India beat the West Indies via 22 runs (DLS approach) in the second one Twenty20 World (T20I) on Sunday to take an unbeatable 2-Zero lead within the three-match sequence. Whilst younger pacer Navdeep Saini starred with the ball within the opening T20I, Sunday noticed any other teenager — Washington Sundar — galvanize. The 19-year-old spinner bowled 3 overs, giving for free simply 12 runs and selecting up the wicket of Sunil Narine. India captain Virat Kohli hailed Washington Sundar’s efficiency, pronouncing the “more fit, leaner” teenager confirmed remarkable composure in India’s medical win.

“Beginning with the brand new ball, the best way Sundar has bowled in opposition to guys who come onerous on the ball, he is completed an incredible task. The composure he is proven has been remarkable. He is develop into more fit, leaner and could be very at hand with the bat as neatly,” expressed Kohli

“He’s without a doubt going to be an element for us.”

Electing to bat, Rohit Sharma most sensible scored for India with a advantageous 67 off 51 balls. Krunal Pandya smashed an unbeaten 20 off simply 13 balls whilst Ravindra Jadeja chipped in with 9 now not out off 4 balls as India posted 167 for 5 in 20 overs.

In answer, the West Indies misplaced two early wickets whilst Nicholas Pooran struggled to get going, scoring 19 off 34 balls. Rovman Powell hit 54 off 34 balls to stay the Windies within the hunt however used to be despatched packing via Krunal Pandya ahead of he may inflict extra harm.

With the West Indies labouring at 98 for 4 in 15.three overs, rain compelled play to be suspended.

After securing the sequence win, Virat Kohli used to be open to the speculation of experimenting within the ultimate T20I.

“Successful is at all times going to be precedence. However sealing the sequence provides the danger to convey few guys in. Thought is at all times going to be to win first. However profitable the primary two video games provides the cushion,” stated Kohli within the post-match presentation.

“We arrange a excellent basis. Just right end from (Ravindra) Jadeja and Krunal (Pandya) to get us previous 160. The best way we had been going, may have were given to 180, however pitch bogged down significantly in latter part.”

India will tackle West Indies within the 3rd and ultimate T20I of the rubber on Tuesday.

(With IANS inputs)

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