Jason Holder (L) takes the catch off Akeal Hosein of West Indies to dismiss Moises Henriques (C) during the 2nd ODI between match at Kensington Oval, Barbados, on Saturday. AFP
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Pooran was dropped twice, on 26 by Moises Henriques and 49 by Matthew Wade as Australia missed fielding helped the home side to an important win.
The visitors won the first game of the ODI series by 133 runs and the third match will be played on Monday at the same stadium.
Pooran said during the ceremony, for me, it’s just about building a partnership, fighting and finding a way with Jason. We know at night at Kensington it’s a bit tricky. You can’t really drive the ball properly so you just have to find a way and fight, fight, he added.
Earlier, Aussie were also in deep trouble before its ailing innings was revived by the lower order batsmen. At 45-6, Australia were staring at its lowest total in any ODI matach: it was all out for 70 against England in 1977 and for the same total against New Zealand in 1986.
Both teams will depart for Zimbabwe at the end of the series for their World Cup qualifying campaign which begins on June 18. The all-important tournament will confirm the remaining two spots for the 10-team ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, India.
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam’s stunning knock of 158 was in vain as England’s second string side completed a record run (332) chase at Edgbaston to win by three wickets and clinch the three-match One-day International series 3-0.
The Australian squad is understrength after Test captain Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood as well as opening batter David Warner are being rested after Australia’s 1-0 victory in the Test series in Pakistan. Glenn Maxwell will miss out after getting married last week...
Batting first India reached 116-7 in their 20 overs with Smriti Mandhana (46) and Jemimah Rodrigues (42) putting on 73 for the second wicket. Sri Lanka's chase started badly when they were reduced to 14-3 in the fifth over by a devastating spell from right-arm seamer Titas Sadhu.
The championship will take place in Turkmenistan from October 11–17 and is organised by the UAE Embassy in Turkmenistan, featuring 105 male and female players from teams.
Khorloodoi claimed silver in the women’s 52kg category while Bayanmunkh grabbed bronze in the men’s 66kg category on the opening day of the judo competition.