Shai Hope Orchestrates a successful chase as the Windies Defeat India in the 2nd ODI

Shai Hope Orchestrates a successful chase as 

the Windies Defeat India in the 2nd ODI

Hope Anchors
Successful West Indies 

Chase to Level Series

An assured
unbeaten 63 from Shai Hope piloted the West Indies’ chase as they comfortably
overhauled India’s 181 to win the second ODI by six wickets and tie the series.
Hope played the anchor role to perfection, guiding the chase after the early
loss of Kyle Mayers. Hope found an able ally in Brandon King as their 85-run
stand steadied the inning after the top order wobbled initially. The pair
played risk-free cricket to pave the way for Kieron Pollard’s late fireworks
that sealed the emphatic victory.

Shai Hope Orchestrates a successful chase as the Windies Defeat India in the 2nd ODI

India Fall
Short Despite Kishan Fifty 

in the Windies Square Series

from Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan helped India post 181 after winning the toss
and electing to bat first at Bridgetown. However, the total proved inadequate
as a composed unbeaten 63 from Shai Hope powered the West Indies to a
series-levelling six-wicket triumph. Hope played the key anchoring role,
putting away the bad balls while keeping the scoreboard ticking. After his
alliance with Brandon King stabilised the chase, Kieron Pollard provided the
finishing touches as the West Indies cantered to victory with over 13 overs to

Motie Three-for
Restricts India to 181 

Before Hope Leads the Windies Chase

spinner Gudakesh Motie claimed an excellent 3/23 to undermine India’s batting
as they were restricted to 181 in the second ODI at Kensington Oval. Ishan
Kishan top-scored with 55, but frequent wickets stunted India’s momentum. In
response, a typically assured 63 not out from Shai Hope provided the platform
for the West Indies’ comfortable six-wicket victory with over 13 overs
remaining. Hope crafted another masterful ODI chase to anchor the West Indies
and square the three-match series.

Hope Calms
Under Pressure as West Indies 

Clinch Series-Levelling Win

West Indies
rode on the backbone of an unflappable 63-run knock from the assured Shai Hope
to chase down India’s 181 and clinch a series-levelling six-wicket win in the
second ODI. The hosts were in early trouble at 35/2 before Hope’s composure
steadied the chase. Batting with maturity, Hope stroked seven fours and a six,
expertly accumulating runs and keeping the scoreboard ticking. His calm
presence at the crease rubbed off on Brandon King as their 85-run stand
decisively tilted the game in the West Indies’ favour before Kieron Pollard’s
finishing blitz.

Thakur Three
Wickets in Vain as Rampant Hope 

Powers West Indies Victory

Despite an
excellent 3/54 spell from all-rounder Shardul Thakur, the West Indies batsmen
made light work of chasing down India’s 181 in the second ODI, romping home by
six wickets to tie the series 1-1. Set at 182 for victory, Shai Hope
underpinned the rampant Windies run chase with a masterful unbeaten 63. Hope
played the ball on merit and kept the scoreboard moving to deflate India’s
hopes. He found able support from Brandon King as the West Indies cantered home
with 13 overs left.

Kishan Fifty
Provides Platform, But West Indies 

Fight Back to Tie Series

Ishan Kishan
struck a patient 55 to steer India to 181 all-out after the visitors elected to
bat first at the Kensington Oval in Barbados. However, led by Shai Hope’s
tranquillizing 63 not out, the West Indies methodically overhauled the target
with six wickets and 83 balls to spare. Despite Kishan’s battling fifty,
frequent strikes from spinner Gudakesh Motie restricted India’s momentum. In
response, Hope applied a masterclass in pacing a successful ODI chase,
manoeuvring the ball into gaps to deflate India’s hopes of defending their
below-par total.

Motie and
Shepherd Strike to Restrict India 

Before Hope’s Match-Winning Knock

bowling from spinner Gudakesh Motie (3/23) and pacer Romario Shepherd (3/32)
limited India to just 181 in the second ODI. Ishan Kishan top-scored with a
gritty 55, but the West Indies’ bowlers struck at regular intervals to
undermine India’s batting. In reply, a typically assured unbeaten 63 from Shai
Hope provided the launchpad for the West Indies’ thumping six-wicket victory.
Hope expertly kept the scoreboard ticking, remaining patient before
accelerating to lead his side to a series-levelling win with 13 overs to spare.

Overhaul a Modest Target with Ease 

Thanks to Hope’s Composed Fifty

Sent in to bat,
India faltered against testing bowling from the West Indies to limp to 181 all
out in just 40.5 overs. Gudakesh Motie (3/23) was the pick of the bowlers,
destabilising the middle order. In response, opener Shai Hope produced another
ODI masterclass, scoring an unbeaten 63 to spearhead the West Indies’
comfortable six-wicket win with over 13 overs remaining. Hope struck the ball
crisply and rotated the strike to keep the West Indies ahead of the pace in the
modest chase.

India Left to
Rue Batting Collapse as Hope 

Guides West Indies to Victory

India’s batsmen
failed to build substantial partnerships after being put in to bat as a
disciplined West Indies bowling attack restricted them to 181 in the second
ODI. Leg-spinner Gudakesh Motie was the wrecker-in-chief, snaring 3/23. In
response, Shai Hope orchestrated yet another successful West Indies run chase
with an unflappable 63* to lead his team to a six-wicket win. Despite
half-centuries from Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan, India were left to rue their
untimely batting collapse as Hope steered the West Indies home comfortably.

West Indies
Level Series With Emphatic 

Win in Second ODI Against India

An assured
unbeaten half-century by opener Shai Hope paved the way for the West Indies’
thumping six-wicket victory over India in the second ODI as they comfortably
chased down a target of 182 at the Kensington Oval. Hope struck seven fours and a six as he anchored the run chase to perfection.
Earlier, Gudakesh Motie’s three-wicket burst had restricted India to 181. In
the end, Hope’s composure proved the difference as the West Indies levelled the
three-match series with an emphatic win.

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