Axar Patel shinned in the most exciting victory for India in last few months. After the loss of Samson’s wicket, no one would have thought that Axar would pull off the match on his own but Axar outstanding innings left everyone in shock.
Axar came to bat when the fifth wicket of India fell down. India needed 100 runs to win when Axar arrived at the crease but instead of playing sensibly, Axar batted with grittiness and tried to chase down the target playing his shots freely. Eventually he succeed while following his strategy and guided Team India to victory with 2 balls to spare.
After the victory, Indian captain Rohit who has been given rest from this tour, took it to twitter and congratulated Axar for his stupendous knock in Gujarati language. He wrote “Woah that was some performance from team India last night. Bapu badhu Saru che”. After that, Axar replied “Badhu saru che rohit bhai thanks.. cheers”
India have taken lead in the series by 2-0 and will face West Indies in the 3rd ODI on July, 27. Two days after, they will be playing T20 series starting from 29, July.