Rahkeem Conrnwall and Steve Smith. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Rahkeem Cornwall debuted on the highest degree for the West Indies because the heaviest worldwide cricketer. Weighing a surprising 140 kgs, he was roped in as Miguel Cummins’ substitute for the second Take a look at versus India on the Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica. In his very innings as a Take a look at cricketer, he picked up three wickets and in addition bowled essentially the most variety of overs for the house workforce.

Cornwall additionally got here up with some humorous strikes, which had been fairly paying homage to Steve Smith, the world quantity two Australian Take a look at batter. Smith is at the moment in England enjoying the high-voltage Ashes. The Sydney-born has batted brilliantly and hardly allowed any Brits’ bowler to get underneath his skins. His confidence additionally confirmed within the method he was leaving the ball outdoors off-stump.

He danced across the crease and confirmed his distinctive kinds of letting the ball go. It drew some hilarious response from the netizens. Later, even Jofra Archer, who hit Smith across the neck on the Lord’s growing a concussion for the latter, was seen imitating Smith. It was now the flip of Cornwall to duplicate Smith’s strikes on the batting crease when the rating was at 87 for seven.

Right here is Rahkeem Cornwall’s video


West Indies in a rabbit gap

After his three wickets within the first innings, Cornwall did not get even one within the second, bowling as many as 23 overs, once more essentially the most by a West Indies’ bowler. Nevertheless, the Antigua-born now has an enormous process forward of him. Virat Kohli and Co have set the Caribbean workforce a humongous goal of 468 within the fourth innings and the house workforce can also be two wickets down on the rating of 45 in 13 overs.

At the same time as John Campbell fell prey to Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma obtained the opposite opening batsman in Kraigg Brathwaite. Darren Bravo and Shamarh Brooks, enjoying solely his second Take a look at, are within the center with the West Indies needing 423 extra runs and a few days nonetheless remaining.

Allowing for the Indian bowlers’ kind, Cornwall coming to bat appears to be a matter of time. Jasprit Bumrah, who picked up a six-wicket haul within the first innings, is but to choose up a wicket in his 5 overs. Jason Holder’s males want to tug off one thing miraculous with the intention to deny India a win.

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