The India team had to face a crushing defeat in the second ODI played between India and West Indies. The host West Indies beat India by 6 wickets to level the series at 1-1. Indian was beaten in ODI by the team which failed to even qualify for the 2023 ODI World Cup to be played in India this year.
In the qualifying matches played for 2023, the West Indies were beaten by the likes of Zimbabwe and Scotland. Zimbabwe defeated the Caribbean side by 35 runs in the qualifying group stage match. Following this, the West Indies had to face a heavy 7 wicket defeat against Scotland in the Super-6 stage. Scotland had won the West Indies by just 181 runs.
At the same time, the Indian team faced a 6 wicket loss against the West Indies, who were beaten by many teams in the World Cup qualifiers. The Indian team is at number three in the ICC ODI rankings. And the ODI ranking of the West Indies is 10. In such a situation, defeating the number three team turned out to be a great win for the West Indies.
A very poor performance was seen from the India team in the second ODI played against the West Indies. The team was weak in both the batting and bowling departments. The Indian team, coming out to bat first, scored 181 runs.
While batting for the team, Ishan Kishan scored a 55-run innings. Apart from this, Shubman Gill scored 34 runs. At the same time, five batters couldn’t even cross double figures. Sanju Samson, Akshar Patel, Umran Malik, Mukesh Kumar and captain Hardik Pandya were among the batsmen who scored in single digits.
Apart from this, the India team seemed to be out of rhythm in the bowling. Shardul Thakur took 3 wickets after expending 42 runs in 8 overs. Apart from this, Kuldeep Yadav got 1 success. At the same time, none of the other bowlers could take wickets.