Carlos Brathwaite had scored a stupendous century at Old Trafford towards New Zealand, however West Indies misplaced the match by 5 runs.
Carlos Brathwaite (excessive left). Courtesy: Reuters
HIGHLIGHTSBrathwaite rating 101 runs, however to no availNew Zealand defeated West by 5 runsJames Neesham dismissed Brathwaite
‘The dream has dismissed for Carlos Brathwaite’
Ian Bishop’s piece of commentary after Trent Boult took a pointy catch at lengthy on to eliminate Carlos Brathwaite nonetheless reverberates. It’s been three years since West Indies’ five-run defeat to New Zealand within the 2019 World Cup match at Old Trafford in Manchester. The knock stays probably the greatest knocks for the Caribbean group, though it got here in a shedding trigger.
After being requested to chase down 292 by the Black Caps, West Indies began on a horrendous word as Shai Hope and Nicholas Pooran perished in double fast time. However, a 122-run stand between Chris Gayle and Shimron Hetmyer obtained their group again within the hunt for a victory.
From there on, West Indies underwent an enormous collapse as they have been lowered to 164 for seven in 26.5 overs. Thereafter, the 33-year-old Brathwaite, batting at No.6, took cost and scored 101 runs off 82 balls with 9 fours and 5 sixes.
New Zealand and West Indies final met in a males’s worldwide within the 2019 ICC @cricketworldcup, and it was a blast
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A Carlos Brathwaite ton
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He obtained to his century within the penultimate over of the run-chase, having lowered the goal to lower than a run-a-ball. On the final ball of the forty ninth over, Brathwaite tried to go for the glory shot downtown off James Neesham. He shimmed down the observe a wee bit and muscled the ball.
But he couldn’t discover sufficient timing for the ball to sail over the ropes. Boult, within the meantime, saved his composure to take the catch and helped the Kiwis safe victory. Thereafter, Brathwaite went down on his haunches in sheer agony and disappointment, after which Ross Taylor consoled him.
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