WI vs IND, 2nd ODI: Shai Hope scored a glowing century within the second ODI on the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Shai Hope of West Indies. Courtesy: Reuters

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Shai Hope acquired to his century off 125 balls
  • Shai Hope grew to become the third West Indies batter to attain a century in a centesimal ODI
  • Shai Hope reached his century with an enormous six

Shai Hope, on Sunday, July 24, grew to become the tenth batter to attain a century within the a centesimal ODI. The appropriate-handed batter achieved the feat throughout the West Indies’s first ODI in opposition to India on the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad. He additionally grew to become the fourth West Indian batter to succeed in the milestone.

The opposite batters to have achieved the milestone are Gordon Greenidge, Chris Cairns, Mohammad Yousuf, Kumar Sangakkara, Chris Gayle, Marcus Trescothick, Ramnaresh Sarwan, David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan.

Hope didn’t get going within the first ODI, perishing in opposition to Mohammed Siraj after scoring seven runs off 18 balls. However the 28-year-old effectively and actually made amends. Hope didn’t throw his wicket and took his time to get his eyes in and get the measure of the situations.

After the hosts opted to bat first, Hope stitched collectively a 65-run partnership for the opening wicket with the in-form Kyle Mayers, who scored 39 runs off 23 balls.

Thereafter, he was concerned in one other useful partnership of 117 runs with Nicholas Pooran, who injected impetus into the innings with a well-made half-century.

Hope took his time and acquired to his half-century off 69 balls. At 95, Hope launched Yuzvendra Chahal into the stands to deliver up his century off 125 balls.

He didn’t cease there and smashed Chahal for an additional six over the off-side boundary. Hope had slowed down a wee bit for round 10 overs, however managed to up the ante within the hour of want. Hope presently averages over 50 with 13 centuries in ODIs

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