Mohammed Shami. (Picture by Mike Hewitt/Getty Photos)

Mohammed Shami has tasted fairly a big quantity of success, representing India on the highest degree. He’s at the moment part of the nationwide squad for the two-match Take a look at sequence within the West Indies. On the second day of the second Take a look at on the Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica, the Bengal pacer knocked over Shimron Hetmyer with an in-dipper that cannoned into the stumps.

The pacer is not any mug with the bat both, having scored over 433 with a solitary half-century versus England on the Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Nonetheless, of late, he hasn’t achieved something of types with the bat in hand. In truth, Shami hasn’t scored a single run within the final six innings he has batted in.

Within the first innings, he fell prey to debutant Rahkeem Cornwall for a two-ball duck. Shami has now joined BS Chandrasekhar, who went run-less for six straight innings on the 1977-78 tour. The world file is at the moment being held by Chris Martin, who spent 9 consecutive innings run-less.

Listed here are particulars on Mohammed Shami’s numbers

0(2) vs West Indies (Kingston)

0(1) vs West Indies (North Sound)

0*(3) vs Australia (Melbourne)

0*(0) vs Australia (Perth)

0(1) vs Australia (Perth)

0(1) vs Australia (Adelaide)

India in a commanding place

Shami’s providers weren’t required although as by the point he got here to bat in, the visiting group already had 414 runs on the board. Mayank Agarwal and Virat Kohli scored half-centuries to set the platform. Then it was the flip of Hanuma Vihari to indicate his class and mettle on the highest degree. He scored his maiden worldwide century and notched 111 runs off 225 deliveries with 16 fours.

He bought apt help from Ishant Sharma, who racked up his second first-class half-century. Vihari and Ishant shared a stand of 112 runs for the eighth wicket. Vihari was the final wicket to fall to Jason Holder, who completed with a five-wicket haul. India have been bowled out for 416 runs in 140.1 overs.

Thereafter, Jasprit Bumrah stomped in and destroyed the West Indies batting lineup, choosing up six of the seven hosts’ wicket on the second day. Holder and Co are presently reeling at 87 for seven and are 329 runs behind India’s first innings rating. Jahmar Hamilton and Cornwall are within the center.

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