Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag congratulated team India for putting up a commanding effort to beat Windies 2-0 in the two-match Test series, yesterday.
Meanwhile, India, with Umesh Yadav in the lead again, set up a chase of only 72 runs and reached the target in just 16.1 overs. Virat Kohli and his men have now completed ten consecutive series victories at home. It was also India’s seventh straight series win over the Windies.
Openers KL Rahul and Prithvi Shaw, both scoring unbeaten 33 to steer their side past the winning line before they restrict the visitors for a mere 127 runs. As a result, Shaw bagged the man of the series, who was lauded by Virender Sehwag.
Previously, Windies started the day on high banking on Jason Holder to restrict the hosts’ lead to a small one. They gave them a chance, but Umesh Yadav broke their backbone, having had the opportunity of picking a hattrick twice on a day. Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin also chipped in with three and two wickets respectively.
Virender Sehwag congratulates the whole team
The former opener praised India for winning the series against Windies convincingly. He also lauded Umesh Yadav, who bagged the man of the match award returning with a 10-wicket haul.
Furthermore, he also showered praise on young Rishabh Pant and Prithvi Shaw for a great start to their career.
“Congratulations Team India on the series win. Well done Umesh Yadav. Great beginning to his career for Shaw and Pant giving a glimpse of , a sign of things he can deliver . #IndvWI,” the tweet read.
Congratulations Team India on the series win. Well done Umesh Yadav. Great beginning to his career for Shaw and Pant giving a glimpse of , a sign of things he can deliver . #IndvWI
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) October 14, 2018
India will now move forward to the five-match ODI series starting from October 21 with high on confidence.