Mayank Agarwal. (Picture by Ryan Pierse/Getty Photos)

Rahkeem Cornwall grew to become the heaviest worldwide cricketer with a weight of 140 kgs after making his debut on Friday. The West Indies made a few modifications of their taking part in eleven for the second Check on the Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica. At the same time as Cornwall changed pacer Miguel Cummins, Jahamar Hamilton got here in for an injured Shai Hope. On his maiden worldwide look, the Antigua-born did moderately properly.

He opened his account with a very good catch within the slip cordon off Jason Holder to eliminate Indian opener KL Rahul. The 26-year-old picked up his first wicket within the type of Cheteshwar Pujara, who may solely handle six runs. In the meantime, Mayank Agarwal additionally discovered it robust to face the tweaker.

Mayank stated that the off-spinner was hitting the correct channels on a constant foundation, making scoring tough. The Karnataka batsman said that the hulk-like determine generates extra bounce in comparison with loads of different spinners. Furthermore, the Indian opener highlighted the vitality of his 69-run stand with Virat Kohli.

He simply retains hitting these lengths, says Agarwal

“Rahkeem could be very, very [consistent], he types good clusters and he retains bowling these areas, retains bowling these areas. I believed it wasn’t very straightforward to attain off him. We took our time and it was essential for Virat and me to really get a partnership going and it was essential that one among us went on to attain large,” Agarwal was quoted as saying on the finish of the day’s play.

“He positively will get much more bounce in comparison with many different spinners. He simply retains hitting these lengths,” he added. Agarwal confirmed grit and dedication throughout his keep within the center. He performed till the 41st over and notched 55 runs off 127 deliveries with the assistance of seven boundaries.

In his very first outing for the nationwide crew, Cornwall was essentially the most trusted bowler, at the least to begin with. He bowled 27 overs, essentially the most by a West Indies bowler on Day One. He conceded 69 runs and didn’t permit the opposition batsmen to dictate phrases to him. With the ball turning, Cornwall can have an enormous function to play as the sport progresses.

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