Left-arm spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja were instrumental in India’s crushing victory against the West Indies in the opening ODI. The pair entangled the opposition, capturing seven key wickets and leading India to a decisive victory.
The scenario was set for the spin twins to unleash havoc after India’s pacers knocked the West Indies out for 114 runs. The Player of the Match award went to Kuldeep Yadav for his spellbinding 4-wicket haul, while Jadeja’s deft spin added to the Windies’ agony.
Kuldeep Yadav displayed his friendship with his original spin partner, Yuzvendra Chahal, at the presentation following the match. He highlighted their supporting relationship, emphasising that they encourage one another to grow on and off the field.
India’s fast and spin bowlers made a loud statement on a track that offered both spin and bounce. With this victory, India takes a 1-0 lead in the series, demonstrating their supremacy in the challenging conditions of the Caribbean.