The continued second Check between India and West Indies in Jamaica began on a tragic notice with Sir Viv Richards falling unwell. The legendary cricketer’s well being deteriorated whereas he was on air doing a pre-game evaluation previous to the beginning of the sport on Friday. The previous West Indies captain is part of the commentary panel for the continuing two-match collection.
Richards has been doing commentary together with pre and post-match evaluation for the official broadcasters Sony. He was doing a pre-match present when he complained of uneasiness. Whereas a stretcher was introduced, Richards left the bottom with the assistance of two volunteers.
Based on stories in Sportstar, Richards suffered from dehydration as a consequence of extreme humid situations. He was taken to the hospital for a precautionary check-up. After a couple of hours, Viv got here up with a message, “To all of the followers world wide I need to say I’ve recovered. I’m OK and I’ve returned to do commentary. No bowler on the planet might do to me, what was completed by nature right this moment”
Viv Richards who fell unwell affected by dehydration as a consequence of extreme humidity in Jamaica “to all of the followers world wide I need to say I’ve recovered. I’m OK and I’ve returned to do commentary. No bowler on the planet might do to me, what was completed by nature right this moment” #Cricket
— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) August 30, 2019
India dominate proceedings on Day 1
Determined to win the sport, West Indies made two modifications to the crew that misplaced the primary Check by 318 runs. The hosts handed Check debuts to Rahkeem Cornwall and Jahmar Hamilton as their captain Jason Holder selected to bowl within the second Check. West Indies introduced in Cornwall for quick bowler Miguel Cummins whereas a late damage to wicketkeeper Shai Hope noticed Hamilton making his Check debut.
India’s new opening pair of KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal began effectively and picked up some quick runs. Nonetheless, Rahul as soon as once more failed to attain huge and departed after scoring simply 13 when the scoreboard was studying 32. Holder despatched him again. India’s quantity three Cheteshwar Pujara additionally failed for the third time in a row this collection and was dismissed by debutant Cornwall for simply 6.
Mayank Agarwal and Virat Kohli then made positive that India don’t lose any extra wickets earlier than lunch. Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant performed their half as effectively within the ultimate session. India completed at 264/5 at stumps on Day 1. Guests are but to lose a single sport on this tour and will probably be seeking to conclude it unbeaten.