Cricket Week Recap: From Virat Kohli’s Spectacular Knock to Shimron Hetmyer’s 139, A Look at Finest Individual Performances
Virat Kohli in action against Windies. (Photo Credits: IANS)

Yet another exciting week of sporting extravaganza has passed by. The fans have witnessed some breathtaking individual performances from Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shimron Hetmyer and Shai Hope during India vs West Indies series 2019. In this article, we bring you the cricket recap of the last week with the finest individual performances. While Pakistan played Sri Lanka in the first Test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, the match also witnessed a few amazing performances from Dhananjaya de Silva, Abid Ali and Babar Azam.

Down Under we had Australia locking horns with New Zealand in the Trans-Tasman Trophy 2019-20. Marnus Labuschagne was the one who scored 143 for Australia and played a vital role in the hosts winning the first Test match as they went on to beat Kiwis by 296 runs. Now, check out all the individual innings below:

Rohit Sharma’s – 71 Against West Indies at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai

After scoring 8 and 15 in the first and second match respectively, Rohit Sharma displayed nerves of steel in the third and the decider match between India and West Indies. He scored an unbeaten knock of 71 runs from 34 balls and set the stage for India at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai in the third T20I.

KL Rahul -91* Against West Indies at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai

KL Rahul also in the same match set the stadium on fire with his unbeaten score of 91 runs from 56 balls. Rahul laced his innings with nine fours and four sixes. With this, there was an increase in the ICC T20I rankings of the Indian opener.

Shimron Hetmyer-139 Against India at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai

After India won the T20I series against West Indies by 2-1, they proceeded for the 50 over format where Shimron Hetmyer made 139 runs against India at the  MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Right from the start of the match, the Windies team looked determined to win the game.

Shai Hopes'-102 Runs Against India at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai

Shai Hope was also the one who played a great role in securing a win against India at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. He scored 102 runs from 151 balls and the Windies lead the series by 1-0.

Virat Kohli -70* Against West Indies at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli continued his masterclass by scoring an unbeaten knock of 70 runs from 29 balls and thus was the one who made India reach a total of 240 runs. It was the batsmen who led the team to win the decider by 2-1.

Marnus Labuschagne- 143 runs Against New Zealand in Perth

As Australia played the first game of the Trans-Tasman Trophy 2019 in Perth, Marnus Labuschagne stood tall as he scored 143 runs for the. Steve Smith and Travis Head supported Labuschagne were the ones who supported him on the other end. Australia Vs New Zealand.

Mitchell Starc’s 4/45 Against New Zealand in Perth

Mitchell Starc snapped four wickets in the second innings and bundled out the Kiwis on the score of 171 runs. In the first innings, only BJ Watling was the highest scorer of the match with 40 runs. in the first innings, he snapped a fifer giving away 52 runs.

Nathan Lyon’s 4/63 Against New Zealand in Perth

Conceding 63 runs in the second inning, Nathan Lyon snapped four wickets and further troubled the visitors. Jeet Raval, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls and Kane Williamson were the ones who were sent packing to the pavilion.

Dhananjaya de Silva’s 102 Against Pakistan in Rawalpindi

After a long time, Test cricket came home for the Pakistani cricket team as they played the first match of the two-game of the Test series against Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi. Dhananjaya de Silva scored 102 runs for the side as they made 308 runs for the loss of seven wickets.

Abid Ali's- 109* Against Pakistan in Rawalpindi

In reply, Abid Ali scored an unbeaten knock of 109 runs on the board in Rawalpindi. Ali was supported by Babar Azam on the other end,

Babar Azam's- 102* Against Pakistan in Rawalpindi

In the same match, Azam displayed nerves of steel as he made 102 runs unbeaten against Pakistan in Rawalpindi. Although the match ended with a draw, his performance remained the highlight of the match.

That's all we have from the last week. We have India locking horns with West Indies in the upcoming week and we shall be looking forward to many other great performances from the cricketers.