Umesh Yadav picked 10 wickets in the second test match against West Indies and stood as the man of the match by contributing to the victory of India. He picked 10 wickets by conceding 133 runs in the game. Prithvi Shaw stood as the man of the series by slamming 230 runs from the series. He made his test debut in the Rajkot test.
West Indies slammed 311 runs in the first innings and all felt that the visitors are going to dominate the game. But Umesh Yadav struck again to bowl out the opponents faster and laid the strong foundation for the solid score of the team.
Prithvi Shaw slammed his debut hundred in the Rajkot test and slammed 50 in the first innings. Jason Holder worked hard with his fifties in both the innings and Roston Chase slammed a hundred in the first innings. The Indians were bowled out at 367 and Ravindra Jadeja and Umesh shared seven wickets between them in the second innings. In the second innings, they were bowled out at the score of 127 runs from 50 overs making the hard work of Jason Holder futile.
West Indies has put 72 runs from the second innings against India to chase. KL Rahul and Prithvi Shaw added a total of 40 runs and Hamilton’s blow injured Shaw’s elbow. KL Rahul slammed the winning shot.
Sunil Ambris and Roston Chase made a good stand in the second innings when the team was in troubles with a score of 45/4. Jason Holder and Ambris slammed 38 runs but Jadeja and Ashwin managed to trouble them to the heights. Umesh picked the wicket of Braithwaite and Ashwin dismissed Powell earlier in the second innings. Umesh Yadav struck again and dismissed three more opponents to hand India a lead in the series by 2-0 and laid the foundation for an easy target. Kuldeep had a harder day and Rishabh Pant was out at his 90s in the first innings. Gabriel failed to pick Rishabh for the second time in this game. Jason Holder dismissed nightwatchman Pant and centurion Jadeja in the first innings of India.
Umesh picked his last two wickets from two consecutive balls and missed his hat-trick by just one ball. He was named the player of the match by his outstanding performance. He repeated his five-wicket haul for the second time in tests and for the fifth time in the ODIs.
India 367 all-out, Rishabh Pant 92, Jason Holder 5/56, and 75/0
West Indies 311 all-out and 127 all-out
Prithvi Shaw 33*, KL Rahul 33*
India won by ten wickets.