Virat Kohli Made A Big Statement About Ambatti Rayudu After Second ODI Against West Indies

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Yesterday, the cricket fans got to witness a one great game between the men in blue and the Windies. Both the cricket teams played their heart out to seal the victory for their respective teams but at the end the game was tied.

It was a complete blockbuster the fans got to witness – from Virat Kohli’s exceptional knock to Hetmyer’s and Shai’s thrilling performances, this match had it all.

Before the match started at Visakhapatnam, the toss was won by the Indian skipper who chose to bat first. Virat Kohli’s massive 157* runs and Ambatti Rayudu’s 73 helped India  to put 321 on the board.

From Windies side, it were Hetmyer and Shai’s performances that helped them to chase the scores to equal. While Hetmyer went on to score 94 runs, smashing 7 sixes and 4 fours, Shai Hope scored 123 runs.

Post the match, Virat Kohli felt happy as it was a great game and he got to be a part of it. He praised the Windies for showing a great fight. He said :

”It was a great game of cricket, great to be part of it. Full house and Windies showed a great fight. A beautiful partnership between both those guys and in the end it was a fair result. I’m pretty proud of my milestone. It’s something we decided pre-game, it was hot and humid,”

He added :

”In big tournaments, we might be batting first and we have to embrace every challenge that comes our way. The pitch was drastically different, we put up a challenge in front of us today and luckily we got the draw and we will take it happily. I’m sure everyone enjoyed and the Windies deserved a draw at least and I think we deserved a draw too,”

The Indian skipper also praised Ambatti Rayudu and said that he is in a very good form and he might be the permanent solution for number four. He said :

”Rayudu is someone we are looking at as a permanent number four. He is in a good momentum and good form and Shai has got great talent. Hetmyer as well. They took on us and didn’t give us any chance whatsoever”

The next match between Windies and India will be held on 27th October and it will be interesting to see, which team will win the match.

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