India captain KL Rahul claims ‘require a long time in the center’ after his termination for 1 run
Reported By: |Edited By: |Source: ANI|Updated: Aug 20, 2022, 10:36 PM IST
Following his side’s five-wicket win versus Zimbabwe in the 2nd ODI, Indian captain KL Rahul claimed that the hosts’ came solid on Men in Blue with their bowling and also provided an excellent obstacle for the site visitors.
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Top knocks from Sanju Samson, Shubman Gill and also Shikhar Dhawan paired with solid bowling from Team India smashed Zimbabwe by 5 arches in the 2nd ODI of the three-match collection right here onSaturday
“(On whether he was nervous during the chase) Not really, we do bat deep. Good for some of the guys to get time in the middle. I do need some time in the middle, obviously playing this series was important for me to make some runs. Unfortunately, did not work out today,” claimed Rahul in the post-match discussion.
“They do have some quality bowlers, I saw that in the previous series against Bangladesh as well. The bowlers came strong at us, a good challenge for us. We are here to play good cricket and win, every opportunity is an honour, so we want to go out there next time also to enjoy ourselves and put a good performance. Wherever we travel, we get good support from Indian fans, very thankful for their support,” he included.
With this success, India has a 2-0 lead in the collection with one suit to go.
Zimbabwe were packed out for 161 in simply 38.1 overs. Sean Williams (42) and also Ryan Burl (41 *) placed on some battle however Indian bowlers obtained regular arches. Shardul Thakur took 3/38 forIndia Siraj, Krishna, Kuldeep, Hooda and also Axar Patel obtained one arch each.
Chasing 162, India shed KL Rahul early for simply one. Following this, Shikhar Dhawan (33) and also Shubman Gill (33) restored the innings. A 42-run separate both was damaged after Tanaka Chivanga caughtDhawan Ishan Kishan and also Gill proceeded creating a 36-run stand. Kishan (6) and also Gill dropped promptly to Luke Jongwe (2/33) and also it offered India a scare. But a 56-run separate Sanju Samson (43 *) and also Deepak Hooda (25) took Men in Blue residence, though Hooda was disregarded simply a couple of rounds prior to the win.
Samson was rated as ‘Man of the Match’ for his 43 * off 39 rounds.