Former England captain Michael Vaughan hailed West Indies’ “unimaginable” victory over England within the collection opener and stated their efficiency had been all of the extra outstanding given cricket was simply coming back from the COVID-19 shutdown.
West Indies, No. eight within the check rankings, arrived in England with out batsmen Darren Bravo and Shimron Hetmyer and all-rounder Keemo Paul, who pulled out of the tour citing issues about security in the course of the pandemic.
Few anticipated them to beat fourth-ranked England however Jason Holder’s staff prevailed by 4 wickets in a see-saw contest.
A “nice week of check cricket,” Vaughan stated.
“For the West Indies to have come over to play is outstanding in these instances… For them to have performed so nicely & gained is unimaginable,” tweeted Vaughan.
“I don’t even suppose England followers shall be too disenchanted…bloody love check cricket.”
Nice week of Take a look at Cricket … For the West Indies to have come over to play is outstanding in these instances … For them to have performed so nicely & gained is unimaginable … I don’t even suppose England followers shall be too disppaointed … bloody love Take a look at cricket 👍
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) July 12, 2020
West Indies batting nice Viv Richards was over the moon.
“First sport after the break belongs to us,” tweeted the previous captain.
“Some gritty efficiency from the lads. This staff deserves the win on this sport. Congratulations boys. You make us proud.”
First sport after the break belongs to us!
Some gritty efficiency from the lads. This staff deserves the win on this sport. Congratulations boys
— Sir Vivian Richards (@ivivianrichards) July 12, 2020
Indian nice Sachin Tendulkar praised the “good all-round” efficiency by each groups whereas captain Virat Kohli additionally hailed the “Prime show of check cricket”.
Wow @windiescricket what a win. Prime show of check cricket.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 12, 2020
“Cricket is so a lot better with @windiescricket doing nicely within the longest format of the sport,” tweeted former India fast Irfan Pathan.
The three-test ‘bio-secure’ collection strikes to Manchester for the second match from Thursday.
British actor Hugh Laurie summed up the affect of the Southampton check on the sport’s followers.
“What a sport of cricket. It doesn’t clear up something, treatment something, make something go away – however what a sport of cricket,” he tweeted.