West Indies convincingly beat India in the Super 8 match played at Lords today. The match started with Mahinder singh Dhoni winning the toss and choosing to bat. For him though, only disappointment was available as the wickets fallen continuously. Even M S Dhoni cannot play his usual knock and was sent to pavilion soon.To admit, West Indies bowled Superbly.
India’s Yuvraj and Yusuf Pathan came to party by contributing a crucial partnership between them. Yuvraj stole the show by smashing 67 of 43 balls and Yusuf hit 31 of 23 balls. India managed to score 153 for 7 in their 20 overs. Not defendable score, yet manageable to play for.The star of West Indies bowling was Bravo who took 4 wickets for 38 runs.
The second innings started with an early blow for West Indies losing Fletcher for a duck. Dhoni brought spinners early in the play and the run rate was getting higher with the each ball the spinners bowl. Pressure was mounting and can be seen in Chris Gayle face. He tried to hit a 6 but was caught out by Zaheer for the ball of Yusuf pathan.
At this stage, West Indies was thought to be out of the game until Bravo came and played a Bravo innings. He smashed each and every bowler and score 66 runs for 36 balls. Helping him at the other end was none other than West Indies former captain Chanderpaul who played a crucial knock . West Indies beat India with 7 wickets in hand at 18.3 overs. Bravo was declared Man of the Match award for his allrounder performance.