Twitter reactions: Shimron Hetmyer stars in West Indies’ dominating win over Australia in 2nd T20I

Within the second T20I at Daren Sammy Nationwide Cricket Stadium in t Lucia, West Indies crushed Australia by 56 runs to go 2-0 up within the ongoing five-match sequence.

Windies batter Shimron Hetmyer was the primary attraction as he punished Aussie bowlers throughout the bottom with a blistering 61 off simply 36 deliveries. The left-handed attacking batsman smashed six boundaries, together with 4 maximums, throughout his power-packed knock.

Hetmyer was properly assisted by Dwayne Bravo, who scored unbeaten 47 off 34 balls to kind a 103-run partnership for the fourth wicket. Later, power-striker Andre Russell hammered unbeaten 24 from simply eight balls to take Nicholas Pooran’s West Indies to an enormous complete of 196/4 of their allotted 20 overs.

In reply, Australia stored shedding wickets at common intervals and will solely handle to succeed in 140, shedding the competition by 56 runs. All-rounder Mitchell Marsh was the one main spotlight in Australian batting. He scored 54 off 42 balls, together with six boundaries.

Hayden Walsh was the decide of the bowlers for the house aspect, taking as many as three scalps for 29 runs in his quota of 4 overs. Aside from Walsh, Sheldon Cottrell bagged a few wickets for 22 runs in three overs.

“That is in all probability the most effective innings I’ve performed on this format, and I actually have to present credit score to Dwayne (Bravo) for his help and steering by the innings. I used to be given the liberty to bat deep into the innings, and all the pieces labored out for us tonight,” mentioned Hetmyer after receiving the ‘Participant of the Match’ award.

Right here is how Twitter reacted:

Big congratulations to the West Indies. They win by 56 runs. All class. Outplayed us. Three to go although – come on Aussies! If anybody wants me I will likely be crying within the nook. 🙂 #WIvAUS

— Chloe-Amanda Bailey (@ChloeAmandaB) July 11, 2021

Ian Bishop: “As a substitute of discovering a finisher, Australia are being completed.”#WIvAUS

— Andrew McGlashan (@andymcg_cricket) July 11, 2021

Gayle picks up the ultimate wicket and WI win by 56. Complete. #AUSvWI

— Melinda Farrell (@melindafarrell) July 11, 2021

West Indies spinners this sequence

Hayden Walsh: 8-52-6 (ER 6.50)
Fabian Allen: 7-46-2 (ER 6.57)

98/6 in 15 overs mixed. 🔥#WIvAUS

— Deepu Narayanan (@deeputalks) July 11, 2021

Too good, and 2-0 up!@WindiesCricket bowl Australia out for 140 and win by 56 runs in Saint Lucia! #WIvAUS

— ICC (@ICC) July 11, 2021

These gamers who opted out of the tour might really feel a contact safer of their locations after that 24 hours.#WIvAUS

— Andrew McGlashan (@andymcg_cricket) July 11, 2021

41-year-old Chris Gayle bowls out Australia in St Lucia 98 days earlier than the T20 World Cup. Solely six of in the present day’s XI are more likely to be there for the primary sport, with David Warner, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Pat Cummins and Jhye Richardson to return. Nonetheless, loads of warning bells.

— Sam Landsberger 🗯 (@SamLandsberger) July 11, 2021

WI WIN!!!!!!!!!! 🌴🥳

Congrats to the #MenInMaroon on a complete victory! 💃🏽🕺🏾

WI win by 5️⃣6️⃣ runs! 🤯#WIvAUS #MissionMaroon

— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) July 11, 2021

West Indies take 2-0 lead within the five-match sequence.#WIvAUS Scorecard:

— (@CricketTimesHQ) July 11, 2021

West Indies beat Australia by 56 runs within the second T20 and lead the sequence 2-0 within the five-match sequence. Hetmyer with 61 from 36, Russell together with his brute energy, Hayden Walsh continues to take wickets and DJ Bravo together with his all-around efficiency. #WIvAUS

— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) July 11, 2021

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