Rahkeem Cornwall Takes Ten as West Indies Crush Afghanistan in Just Over Two Days

Rakheem Cornwall starred because the West Indies thrashed Afghanistan by 9 wickets early on day three of their one-off Check on Friday.

Cornwall took a match haul of 10 wickets because the West Indies bowled out Afghanistan for 120 on day three and reached their goal of 31 to seal the win in simply over an hour of the primary session in Lucknow.

It was a actuality test for Afghanistan, who have been awarded Check standing in 2017 and gained their first video games within the five-day format earlier this 12 months.

Skipper Jason Holder claimed all three Afghan wickets to fall within the morning because the Windies wanted simply 7.1 overs to see off Afghanistan after they resumed the day on 109 for seven.

John Campbell made an unbeaten 19 and sealed the win with a boundary after dropping his opening associate Kraigg Brathwaite for eight off Amir Hamza.

Nevertheless it was the Cornwall-led spin assault that dismantled Afghanistan on day two as they collapsed from 53 for no loss to 109-7.

The 26-year-old Cornwall, who hits about 140 kilograms (308 kilos) on the scales and is 1.96 metres (six ft 5 inches) tall, and Roston Chase took three wickets every within the second innings.

Opener Javed Ahmadi top-scored with 62 earlier than turning into the ultimate wicket to fall on day two, which earlier witnessed the West Indies take a lead of 90 as they have been 277 all out.

Shamarh Brooks made 111 — his maiden Check century — to increase West Indies’ dominance after the minnows have been bowled out for 187 on the opening day, largely because of Cornwall’s 7-75.

Left-arm spinner Amir remained the one shiny spot for Afghanistan along with his five-wicket haul on Check debut as he returned figures of 5-74.

Afghanistan claimed their maiden victory in March once they beat fellow newcomers Eire earlier than defeating Bangladesh in September.

Most lately, Rashid Khan’s workforce clinched a 2-1 Twenty20 sequence win over the West Indies after being swept 3-Zero within the previous one-day internationals.

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