In an electrifying performance at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad, Team India displayed remarkable intent on the fourth day of the second Test against West Indies.
Mohammed Siraj emerged as the star performer with a sensational bowling spell, dismantling the West Indies’ first innings by claiming four wickets in a mere 3.4 overs. Consequently, the hosts were bundled out for 255, granting India a substantial lead of 183 runs.
Taking charge of the game, India’s opening pair, Rohit Sharma (57) and Yashasvi Jaiswal (38), adopted an aggressive approach, swiftly accumulating runs. Their explosive partnership yielded a rapid 98-run stand in just 11.5 overs, with Rohit Sharma leading the charge with a stroke-filled half-century in just 35 balls.
Though both openers were dismissed in quick succession thereafter, Shubman Gill (29*) and Ishan Kishan (52*) continued the onslaught, propelling India to 181/2 before Rohit decided to declare the innings.
With a challenging target of 365 runs to chase down, West Indies adopted a cautious and defensive stance yet again, reminiscent of their first innings. The day ended with the hosts reaching 76/2 at stumps on Day 4, with Tagenarine Chanderpaul (24*) and Jermaine Blackwood (20) remaining unbeaten at the crease.
The thrilling cricketing action on Day 4 inspired a wave of creativity on social media, as fans flooded various platforms with hilarious memes. The memes showcased the intense excitement and emotions surrounding the exhilarating contest between bat and ball.
As the teams gear up for the final day of the Test match, all eyes will be on West Indies’ pursuit of a daunting target and India’s relentless pursuit of victory. Cricket enthusiasts around the world eagerly await the conclusion of what has been an enthralling and action-packed encounter between the two sides.