India played West Indies in the 2nd Test of the 2 matches series at Jamaica which started on Aug 30. India won the match by 257 runs after posting a target of 468 runs. With this, they also won the series 2-0. Indian skipper Virat Kohli and right-arm fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah silenced the crowd with their celebration during Day 4 of IND vs WI 2nd Test. Let us read below why Kohli and Bumrah were forced to show such a gesture to crowds. Virat Kohli Credits Team Effort After Becoming India’s Most Successful Test Captain, Says ‘Captaincy Just a ’C’ in Front of Your Name’.
India started Day 4 as the favourite, as they only needed 8 more wickets to seal the series. However, Darren Bravo and Shamarh Brooks were quite steady at the start where they did not easily let their wicket fall. Bravo had to walk off later following a concussion, which then bought Jermaine Blackwood on the crease ah his substitute. After Roston Chase and Shimron Hetmyer fell in quick succession, Blackwood and Brooks started taking the Windies inning ahead for a quite long time with good defence tactic. This involved West Indies crowd and they started to utter few expletives at the players. Jasprit Bumrah Owes Hat-Trick to Virat Kohli As the Captain Decided to Review a LBW Decision Which the Pacer Wasn’t Sure Of.
During 49th over of the 2nd inning, Bumrah dismissed Blackwood to break the partnership by landing the ball on the perfect length. Immediately after that Bumrah turned around, pointed towards a section of the crowd and then kept his finger on his lips and ask them keep quiet. After that Virat Kohli joined the act, as he sprinted forward looked towards that particular section and signalled them to apply tape on their mouth.
Bumrah & Kohli Silenced The Crowd
With this recent victory over Windies, India ended their West Indies tour on a high note. As they not only won the Test Series, but also defeated the home team in ODI and T20I series. Virat Kohli now also become the most successful Indian captain in Test. India now atop the ICC World Test Championship point table with 120 points.