Thursday, April 18, 2024

Aus vs WI – Shamar Joseph’s toe harm depletes West Indies

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West Indies confronted the prospect of being a bowler down as they tried to defend 216 for a well-known victory on the Gabba after Shamar Joseph suffered a toe harm from a Mitchell Starc yorker.

Starc speared the supply into Joseph’s boot and it was initially given lbw earlier than the third umpire known as a no-ball, however by then Joseph was already on the bottom in ache. He shortly took off his shoe and sock because the physio got here out and it was quickly determined he could not proceed and was helped off the sector. His retirement introduced an finish to West Indies’ second innings. After initially being iced within the dressing room, it was later confirmed he can be heading for scans.

It left West Indies with simply two frontline quicks, Kemar Roach and Alzarri Joseph, supplemented by allrounder Justin Greaves and the offspin of Kevin Sinclair as they tried to earn a primary victory in Australia since 1997 in what would go down as one of many largest upsets of all time.

Shamar Joseph turned an in a single day sensation on his Check debut when he claimed Steven Smith together with his first ball in Adelaide and went on to complete with 5 for 94. He additionally impressed with the bat at No. 11, making 36 in his first innings.

In Brisbane, he eliminated Alex Carey within the first innings as West Indies threatened to safe an enormous lead earlier than Australia drew almost degree earlier than declaring.

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