Deepak Hooda took the wicket in the first over of his career, Virat Kohli looked happier than him

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Ahmedabad: Deepak Hooda () made his international debut for India in the previous match. He got a place in the team as an all-rounder. He did not get a chance to bowl in the first match, but played an unbeaten innings of 26 runs with the bat. His innings came at a time when the team had lost 4 wickets for 116 runs. In the second match too, after coming on the pitch under pressure, Deepak scored 29 runs off 25 balls. With the help of his innings, the team’s score could reach 237 runs. In the 31st over of West Indies’ innings, captain Rohit Sharma gave Deepak Hooda a chance to bowl. At this time Shamrah Brooks was set on the pitch and was heading towards the big innings. On the 5th ball of the over, Hooda sent Shamrah Brooks to the pavilion. Shamrah Brooks tried to hit off-spinner Hooda for a six over mid-on, but the ball went into the hands of Suryakumar Yadav, fielding at mid-on. Brooks shared a 41-run partnership with Aqeel Hossain for the sixth wicket. After taking Deepak’s wicket, former captain Virat Kohli hugged him. Virat was looking happier than Deepak. It was Virat Kohli who gave Deepak Hooda the debut cap before the first ODI. He became the 243rd player to play an ODI for India. The Indian team scored 237 runs while playing first in the second ODI. Suryakumar Yadav scored 64 and KL Rahul scored 49 runs for the team. Team captain Rohit Sharma and experienced batting Virat Kohli’s bat remained calm. Deepak scored a quick run down the order and took the team to a respectable score.

[Attribution to NBT]

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