India vs West Indies 4th ODI: How India’s clever batting choice imploded


India vs West Indies, virat kohli, virat kohli batting, m s dhoni, jason holder, cricket newsIndia vs West Indies, virat kohli, virat kohli batting, m s dhoni, jason holder, cricket news West Indies players applaud violence India by 11 runs during their fourth ODI cricket compare during a Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua and Barbuda, Sunday, Jul 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

While stroke-making was formidable on a indolent aspect in North Sound and a West Indies bowlers illustrated a hitherto invisible purpose and precision, it was unenlightened shot-selection that essentially undid a Indian batsmen. Here’s how they constructed to unravel:

India Captain Virat Kohli.

Virat Kohli: On a hard, buoyant marks of Australia, he is as cruel an exponent of lift as any in a world. But a lane here was anything yet true. His West Indian reflection Jason Holder had already dismissed a memo with a bouncer that brisk him. But Kohli didn’t heed, and brandished a lift only 3 balls later. This time, though, he was a tad too early into a short. That it was pitched outward a off-stump and rose above his shoulder done it all a some-more formidable to control a shot. Consequently, he top-edged.

Dinesh Karthik: From a initial smoothness he faced, Karthik looked woefully out of sorts, struggling to even center a ball, leave alone time it. Then, in a jailbreak-bid, he attempted a deadly lift shot, that was roughly a CO duplicate of Kohli’s dismissal. That Karthik was late on a shot on a lifeless pitch, where each other batsman had to wait an perpetuity for a round to arrive, only summed adult his unlucky form.

Ravindra Jadeja.

Ravindra Jadeja: With 16 compulsory off 15 balls and MS Dhoni for company, a situational proof demanded strike rotation. But Jadeja, as he is disposed to, sought a outlandish. So, like when was batting on 90 in a Mohali Test opposite England, he attempted to transparent a long-on with a appalling cross-batted swipe. Like in Mohali, a round absolutely nestled into a palms of long-on.

Ajinkya Rahane: The brush is one of his commission shots in Tests. But this time, he overbalanced himself, roughly fell over in a follow through, and feathered an corner to a keeper. But in a initial place, a shot was risk-fraught, as it was opposite a spin on a run-down strip, where a round stopped utterly often.

Kedar Jadhav: Back home, he is conjectural for his stout defence. But this time, he stabbed during a off-break, with small front-foot stride. The round bounced some-more than he expected, tickled his glove and ricocheted off a pads to a keeper.

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India vs West Indies 4th ODI: How India’s clever batting choice imploded


India vs West Indies, virat kohli, virat kohli batting, m s dhoni, jason holder, cricket newsIndia vs West Indies, virat kohli, virat kohli batting, m s dhoni, jason holder, cricket news West Indies players applaud violence India by 11 runs during their fourth ODI cricket compare during a Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua and Barbuda, Sunday, Jul 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

While stroke-making was formidable on a indolent aspect in North Sound and a West Indies bowlers illustrated a hitherto invisible purpose and precision, it was unenlightened shot-selection that essentially undid a Indian batsmen. Here’s how they constructed to unravel:

India Captain Virat Kohli.

Virat Kohli: On a hard, buoyant marks of Australia, he is as cruel an exponent of lift as any in a world. But a lane here was anything yet true. His West Indian reflection Jason Holder had already dismissed a memo with a bouncer that brisk him. But Kohli didn’t heed, and brandished a lift only 3 balls later. This time, though, he was a tad too early into a short. That it was pitched outward a off-stump and rose above his shoulder done it all a some-more formidable to control a shot. Consequently, he top-edged.

Dinesh Karthik: From a initial smoothness he faced, Karthik looked woefully out of sorts, struggling to even center a ball, leave alone time it. Then, in a jailbreak-bid, he attempted a deadly lift shot, that was roughly a CO duplicate of Kohli’s dismissal. That Karthik was late on a shot on a lifeless pitch, where each other batsman had to wait an perpetuity for a round to arrive, only summed adult his unlucky form.

Ravindra Jadeja.

Ravindra Jadeja: With 16 compulsory off 15 balls and MS Dhoni for company, a situational proof demanded strike rotation. But Jadeja, as he is disposed to, sought a outlandish. So, like when was batting on 90 in a Mohali Test opposite England, he attempted to transparent a long-on with a appalling cross-batted swipe. Like in Mohali, a round absolutely nestled into a palms of long-on.

Ajinkya Rahane: The brush is one of his commission shots in Tests. But this time, he overbalanced himself, roughly fell over in a follow through, and feathered an corner to a keeper. But in a initial place, a shot was risk-fraught, as it was opposite a spin on a run-down strip, where a round stopped utterly often.

Kedar Jadhav: Back home, he is conjectural for his stout defence. But this time, he stabbed during a off-break, with small front-foot stride. The round bounced some-more than he expected, tickled his glove and ricocheted off a pads to a keeper.

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