Kingston, August 31: West Indies all-rounder Rahkeem Cornwall is happy after claiming his first Test wicket as the off-spinner dismissed Cheteshwar Pujara on Day 1 of the second and final Test here on Friday. Cornwall, who at 140 kg became the heaviest cricketer to play international cricket, returned with figures of 1/69 from his 27 overs on Day 1. India Vs West Indies, Live Cricket Score 2nd Test Match.
"Good feeling to get him (Pujara) as my first Test wicket. It was nothing new to me but it was a good feeling," Cornwall told the media after the first day's play."Making my Test debut was a good feeling. I think the ball came on really nice in the beginning. I have to work hard and put the ball into the right areas," he added. Rahkeem Cornwall Set to Be World's Heaviest International Cricketer; Here's a List of Other Heavyweights From Cricket & Their Records.
Cornwall also took a couple of catches at slips to remove India openers Mayank Agarwal and K.L. Rahul off the bowling of skipper Jason Holder. "Our seamers bowled well and when I was asked to bowl, I had to do the same," he said."We felt the pitch had a lot of moisture... So we thought once we get to bowl first, we can get early wickets. The toss went in our favour. It was a good day of Test cricket," Cornwall added. At stumps on Day 1, India were 264/5 with Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant batting at 42 and 27, respectively.