Following his game-winning spell vs India in the 2nd T20I of the five-match series, West Indies pacer Obed McCoy dedicated his Man of the Match award to his mom. An amazing spell from McCoy (6/17) and a great half-century from Brandon King (68) powered West Indies to a five-wicket victory against India in the 2nd T20I on Monday.
“This is for my mom. She is sick and she has motivated me to be a better player. The first ball wicket put pressure on the batsmen. I always look for wickets in the powerplay. I went in with a clean mind. In the previous game, I was overthinking a bit. It gives me a challenge and I am just thankful for all the experiences and the challenges,” said McCoy at the post-match presentation.
The five-match T20I series between West Indies and India is right now level at 1-1, and the 3rd T20I will be played on Tuesday. The match will start at 9:30 PM instead of 8 PM.
West Indies made a comeback in the 2nd T20I, dismissing the Men in Blue for just 138. McCoy ran through the Indian lineup with a great spell of 6/17. Hardik Pandya (31), Ravindra Jadeja (27) and Rishabh Pant (24) played decent knocks for India.
Chasing 139, West Indies were 3/83 in 12.3 overs at one point but a half-century from Brandon King (68) and Devon Thomas (31*) took the hosts to a series-leveling victory.