Rahkeem Cornwall
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Rahkeem Cornwall has entered into the field with a lot of records to break in the game of cricket. In the second Test against India, Rahkeem Cornwall received his debut Test cap and scalped a wicket to his name as well. During the course, the right-handed player has broken a 117-year-old record to become the heaviest Test cricketer.

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West Indies skipper Jason Holder wasted no time in opting to bowl first and exploit the moisture on the green wicket at Sabina Park in Jamaica. Revealing his playing XI at the toss, Holder announced that Rahkeem Cornwall will make his debut for the side, along with Jahmar Hamilton.

Rahkeem Cornwall

Cornwall replaced Miguel Cummins in the Windies XI. Standing at 6’6 and weighing 140kgs, Cornwall becomes the heaviest Test cricketer ever, beating Australia’s Warwick Armstrong who weighed 133-139 kg.

Rahkeem Cornwall, who can hit big sixes at will and get some sharp bounce and turn with his off-spin, has been among the most consistent cricketers in the domestic circuit in the recent past. In West Indies Championships 2018-19, Cornwall picked up 54 wickets at a staggering average of 17.68 runs.

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Rahkeem Cornwall

The 26-year-old took his first wicket in the form of Cheteshwar Pujara (6). Pujara was caught at point by Shamarh Brooks. Cornwall bowled 27 overs in which he gave away 69 runs while bowling eight maiden overs. Before coming into the limelight, Rahkeem has scored 2224 runs in 55 matches and picked up 260 wickets in his first-class career at 23.90.

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India posted a score of 264/5 on day one of the second Test of the two-match series against West Indies here at Sabina Park on Friday. Both Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant remained unbeaten on 42 and 27 respectively at the close of play on day one.


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