Mohammed Siraj was named Participant of the Collection in opposition to West Indies© AFP
The West Indies vs India sequence concluded on a sorry word because the fifth day of the second Take a look at between the 2 sides was washed out resulting from rain. The Indian group was on the cusp of a 2-0 sequence sweep, needing 8 wickets on the ultimate day however not a single ball was potential resulting from rain. After the sport, the organisers determined to call Mohammed Siraj the Participant of the Collection, honouring the pacer for his 7 wickets within the sequence. Nonetheless, India nice Zaheer Khan wasn’t in settlement with the choice, suggesting Ravichandran Ashwin ought to’ve been given the award.
Compared to Siraj, who had 7 wickets to his identify within the two maches, Ashwin concluded the sequence with 15 scalps. In Zaheer’s views, Ashwin was the ‘principal man’ in India’s triumph this sequence.
“He picked up that 10-fer, he was the principle wrecker-in-chief, bought 15 wickets, bought a fifty as effectively. He had a terrific sequence. Virat (Kohli), Rohit (Sharma) and Yashasvi (Jaiswal) scored runs, however the principle man, who helped India get a consequence, was proper up together with his efficiency. My Man of the Collection would have been Ashwin,” Zaheer mentioned in a chat on Jio Cinema.
Aside from choosing up 15 wickets within the two Checks, Ashwin additionally scored a half-century within the second match. But, he was snubbed for the Participant of the Collection award.
Having been snubbed for a spot in India’s group for the World Take a look at Championship remaining, Ashwin really confirmed what he can do with the ball, even exterior India.
After the conclusion of the Take a look at sequence, the 2 groups will shift focus to the ODI project which begins on July 27.
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