Rohit Sharma’s Three-word Tweet on WI vs IND 2nd Test Result

Rohit Sharma's Three-Word Tweet
Rohit Sharma(Image: BCCI)

As the second test concluded with a draw, Indian Skipper Rohit Sharma’s Three-word Tweet expresses his disappointment with the results of the 2nd Test.

Rohit Sharma’s Three-word Tweet

The fifth day of the second test in the West Indies tour 2023 was washed out by Rain on Monday. As a result, the second test resulted in a draw.

India had snatched the two-match series with 1-0. The Indian team had an upper hand over the hosts in the game as West Indies needed 289 runs on Day 5 with eight wickets in hand.

Rohit Sharma was disappointed with the way the match ended and expressed how he felt over the match result on Twitter – “Mumbai ya Trinidad.”

Speaking to the host broadcasters after the match, Rohit said, “Every win is different. Playing in WI has its own challenge. Happy with the way things went.

We gave it a good shot, unfortunately, we couldn’t get any play today. We actually went out with a positive intent yesterday. The rain had its final say. We were quite confident. You know how difficult it is batting last.”

“We always wanted that kind of score where we wanted the opposition to go for it. There wasn’t much on the surface. No play today, unfortunate for us,” he added.

Second Test IND vs WI

The Second Test of the West Indies tour 2023 started on July 20 at the Port of Spain, Trinidad. After many feats in the first Test, the Indian team played their 100th test match against West Indies at Queen’s Park Oval which concluded in a draw.

Players like Ravichandran Ashwin and Yashasvi Jaiswal who executed a great performance in the Test match at Windsor Park were lauded by Rohit Sharma. West Indies was bowled out for 255 runs after India’s first innings concluded with 438 runs. India scored quickly to finish at 181 for two in 24 overs.

The skipper Rohit Sharma had spoken after a 1-0 series win on the 1st Test against West Indies saying, The Indian team is in the right place. He also praised Mohammed Siraj for his responsibility on 2nd West Indies in the absence of senior Pacers.

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He was awarded the player of the match in the traditional five days test after grabbing 5 wickets for 60 runs against the West Indies in the second Test. The rain washed out on the final day at Queen’s Park Oval. On imposing a target of 365, West Indies were 76/2 on the fourth day of the match.

On starting 1st Innings, India’s openers Yashasvi and Rohit had scored a partnership century scoring 131 runs before Yashasvi was sent out by Holder. Rohit scored 80 runs off 143 deliveries and was sent out by Warrican. Virat Kohli scored 121 runs off 206 deliveries after Roach sent Shubman Gill out with 10 runs.

Ashwin had scored 56 runs off 78 deliveries and was sent out by Roach. By the end of the second day India had scored 438 runs in 128 overs losing 10 wickets.

On starting 1st innings, West Indies Kraigg Brathwaite had scored 75 runs out of 235 deliveries before being sent out by Ashwin. The West Indies opener Chanderpaul scored 33 runs and was sent out by Jadeja.

Siraj had taken a five-wicket haul on the first innings of the West Indies. Kirk McKenzie, Blackwood, and Alick Athanaze made their contributions with 20 and 37 runs, respectively. By the end, West Indies had scored 255 runs losing 10 wickets on the 116th over.

India’s Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 38 runs out of 30 deliveries and Rohit scored 57 runs out of 44 deliveries and was sent out Gabriel. Ishan Kishan scored 52 runs out of 34 deliveries. By the end of 24 overs, India had scored 181 runs losing 2 wickets and declared the inning.

Kraigg Brathwaite and Chanderpaul scored 28 and 24 runs respectively. Krik McKenzie returns to the pavilion without scoring any on the 20th over of the innings. On the 32nd over, West Indies had scored 76 runs for two wickets loss and the match resulted in a draw.

Ahead of the 1st ODI game of the series which is scheduled to play on July 27 in Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, West Indies announced their 15-member ODI squad.