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West Indies Legend Carl Hooper Struggles To Cease Tears After Group’s Historic Gabba Win. Watch

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West Indies’ dramatic triumph towards Australia at The Gabba on Sunday turned the cricket world the other way up, with rookie pacer Shamar Joseph operating riot with the ball, bagging a 7-for within the second innings. Seeing West Indies safe their first Take a look at win in Australia in over 2 many years, not simply the group’s gamers, their followers but additionally some legends of the sport went emotional. A crying Brian Lara was hugged by former Australia wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist whereas the legendary Carl Hooper was noticed crying inconsolably together with his face in the direction of a wall after the tip of the match.

Hooper, who performed 102 Exams and 227 ODIs for the Windies, was utterly out of phrases, together with his tears explaining the feelings he was going by at that second. Here is the video:

West Indies skipper Kraigg Brathwaite could not cease hailing Joseph following the group’s triumph on the Gabba, calling the pacer a “celebrity”.

“He is a celebrity. I do know he’ll do nice issues for the West Indies sooner or later. Simply his perception is unimaginable, he informed me that he will not cease bowling until we win it. Very pleased with the fellows, they confirmed a number of fireplace and coronary heart, particularly after the primary Take a look at. Very good to see how they put in a combat, particularly the batters. We will solely study from this win. I imagine the extra the higher, that is how we study. I’d love extra Take a look at cricket for positive,” Brathwaite mentioned.

Joseph wasn’t even anticipated to bowl for West Indies on Sunday due to a toe harm however he battled ache to steer his group house with a superb 7 for 68. 

“Having a bruised toe to bowl with, however I simply undergo the part and ache, figuring out that I would like to do that for my group and you already know for everybody in my nation and the Caribbean. Got here all the way down to the gang, to maintain pushing us and truly believing us that we will carry the collection to 1-1, thanks guys a lot,” he mentioned after being named the participant of the match.

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