Shai Hope displays confidence before of the decisive ODIs against India. The West Indies defeated India by six wickets in the second One-Day International.
West Indies captain Shai Hope feels his team will fight hard against India in the ODI series decider on Tuesday, August 1, at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy. After falling short in the first match in Barbados, the hosts mounted a dramatic comeback in the second ODI, winning by six wickets.
Hope, who hit a half-century in the second ODI to help his team outplay the tourists, said he had guaranteed them that they would even the series and that they had done so. He is optimistic that his team would fight once again in the third and final ODI.
“To be honest, I’m very satisfied. As I said in the previous game, we wanted to come back and level the series, and we did it.” To win the series, we must win the next game. The guys are going to come at you again. “We keep talking about attitude, and we need to show it whenever we’re on the field,” Hope stated during the post-game presentation.
We must reproduce our plans and maintain a positive attitude: Hope
Shai Hope, who named Player of the Match, went on to remark that in order to win the series, the West Indies must reproduce their strategies and have a positive outlook.
“We need to keep repeating it; starting with the new ball was difficult, but the bowlers did their jobs and the batters finished the job.” “We need to replicate our plans and maintain a positive attitude,” the 29-year-old stated.
In terms of the game, stand-in captain Hardik Pandya defeated in the toss. The West Indies’ decision to bowl first paid off. As India bowl out for 181 runs, with Gudakesh Motie and Romario Shepherd each taking three wickets. Shai Hope led his team from the front, hitting an unbeaten 63-run knock in the 37th over as West Indies chased down the target. Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav took three and one wickets for the visitors, respectively.