|Kraigg Brathwaite upset after West Indies lose 2nd Test vs Australia: We did not present any battle in any respect|
We did not present any battle: Brathwaite upset after WI lose 2nd Test vs AUS. Courtesy: AP
By India Today Web Desk: Kraigg Brathwaite reckoned that West Indies didn’t present any kind of battle of their second Test towards Australia on the Adelaide Oval. On Sunday, December 11, West Indies have been bowled out for 77 of their second innings as they misplaced the Day-Night Test by a mammoth margin of 419 runs.
In the primary innings, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Anderson Phillip and Roston Chase scored 47, 43 and 34 respectively, however the West Indies have been bowled out for 214 in 69.3 overs. After being requested to chase down 497, the visiting workforce was bowled out inside 41 overs.
Five of their batters, Chanderpaul, Devon Thomas, Jason Holder, Joshua Da Silva and Roston Chase acquired into double digits, however did not get massive scores.
“It was very disappointing. The first recreation, we fought to day 5 which was an honest effort. Coming right here, we did not present any battle in any respect. Obviously, Australia bowled effectively however we did not battle. The pink ball is at all times completely different, beneath lights is at all times robust,” Braithwaite was quoted as saying.
Fast bowlers Mitchell Starc, Michael Neser and Scott Boland picked up three wickets apiece for the Aussies within the second innings.
Brathwaite was dejected, however he additionally lauded the West Indies for a reasonably first rate efficiency in 2022 in Test cricket.
“Bad days occur and dangerous video games. This was a foul recreation for certain, however it’s not the top of the world, we’ve got plenty of Test cricket to play subsequent 12 months, so we’ve got to look forward,” he said.
“This loss is somewhat disappointing and the way we did not present the battle. But I nonetheless suppose it was a superb 12 months for us – an excellent 12 months – shedding one collection towards in all probability the No. 1 workforce on the planet will not be a foul effort,” Brathwaite.