Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Viv Richards lead wishes for West Indies after their Southampton Test win: West Indies registered a shocking Take a look at win over England in Southampton on Sunday to take a 1-Zero lead within the three-match sequence.
Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Viv Richards lead wishes for West Indies after their Southampton Test win
However greater than their victory, it was the best way by which they outclassed England in their very own den over the course of 4 days which left a smile on each cricket lover’s face.
Social media was flooded with congratulatory messages for Jason Holder’s group, who chased down the goal of 200 with four wickets in hand on the ultimate day of the Southampton Take a look at.
India captain Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Viv Richards, Virender Sehwag have been among the many first batch of cricketers who paid wealthy tributes to the Windies, which grew to become the primary cricket group to win a world match after the resumption of the game following cricket’s 117-day break as a result of Covid-19.
First sport after the break belongs to us!
Some gritty efficiency from the lads. This group deserves the win on this sport. Congratulations boys
— Sir Vivian Richards (@ivivianrichards) July 12, 2020
Good all-round performances by gamers from each groups.
Jermaine Blackwood performed an important knock in a tense scenario to see @windiescricket by way of. An necessary win which has arrange the sequence completely. #ENGvWI pic.twitter.com/PLbJlqIe8c
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 12, 2020
Wow @windiescricket what a win. Prime show of take a look at cricket.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 12, 2020
Take a look at Cricket issues, profitable abroad issues, @windiescricket doing nicely in Take a look at cricket issues. Nice to see Take a look at Match cricket again and nice to see West Indies win. An exceptional effort from the entire WI group. Congratulations #ENGvWI pic.twitter.com/yKUILMdOEr
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 12, 2020
Many congratulations @windiescricket on an excellent win. Nice show of abilities and maturity and intensely nicely led by Jason Holder. Prime knock from Blackwood within the fourth innings and West Indies displaying how it’s carried out #ENGvWI pic.twitter.com/Y09bLzwaYk
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) July 12, 2020
— Daren Sammy (@darensammy88) July 12, 2020
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) July 12, 2020
The win noticed Holder change into the joint Third-most profitable West Indies captain. He has received four out of the 6 Exams he has led towards England.
West Indian captains with most Take a look at victories
36 – Clive Lloyd (74 Exams)
27 – Viv Richards (50)
11 – Richie Richardson (24)
11 – Jason Holder (33)
10 – Brian Lara (47)#ENGvWI #EngvWIN
That is Holder’s 4th win over England in six Exams as captain!
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) July 12, 2020
— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) July 12, 2020
Jermaine Blackwood’s combating 95 within the second innings helped West Indies seal a four-wicket win over England on a gripping remaining day of the primary take a look at on the Ageas Bowl on Sunday.
Chasing 200 to win, West Indies misplaced three early wickets however Blackwood shared a 73-run stand with Roston Chase (37) to revive their hopes earlier than skipper Jason Holder and John Campbell steadied the ship to information the guests residence.
West Indies have by no means misplaced a Take a look at whereas chasing a goal of 200 or much less they usually made certain to maintain that report intact, profitable the primary worldwide match after cricket’s return following the 117-day hiatus as a result of Covid-19 disaster. That is additionally the primary time West Indies have received a match within the longest format in England in 22 Exams.
Sadly they did not have any followers to have fun the win with as a result of matches being performed in empty stadiums as a precautionary measure. However nonetheless, they’ll all the time be the primary cricket group to register a win throughout a pandemic.
West Indies took a 1-Zero lead within the three-match sequence, with the second and third assessments to be held in Manchester with out followers current within the stadium as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Earlier, England resumed their second innings on 284-Eight and have been bowled out for 313. West Indies paceman Shannon Gabriel claimed his sixth five-wicket haul in assessments, ending with 5 for 75.