New Delhi West Indies thrashed Australia (WI v AUS T20) by 55 runs in the second T20 match of the 5-match series. With this win, the hosts West Indies have taken a 2-0 lead in the series. Chasing the target of 197 runs kept by the Windies, the visiting Kangaroo team was bundled out for 140 runs with 4 balls remaining. The hero of the victory of the Windies was (Shimron Hetmyer). The Windies team was successful in giving a big target in front of the visiting team on the strength of left-handed Hetmyer’s batting. Hetmyer played an innings of 61 runs in 36 balls which included 2 fours and 4 sixes. All-rounder Dwayne Bravo scored an unbeaten 47 off 34 balls. Hetmyer completed his half-century through a six off fast bowler Mitchell Starc. West Indies batsman Hetmyer sent Starc’s delivery outside the boundary for six runs through a scoop shot. This shot of Hetmyer is being highly appreciated on social media. The passion he showed in playing this shot is getting a lot of appreciation from the fans. This video of the Caribbean batsman is becoming very viral on social media. Hetmyer completed his fifty in 29 balls. It is not easy to play such a shot on the balls of any fast bowler. Hetmyer, who plays for Delhi Capitals in the IPL, is a good sign for the franchise. Earlier, Windies had defeated Australia by 18 runs in the first T20. In the first ODI, Andre Russell completed the first half-century of his T20 International career.
[Attribution to NBT]