Twitter Reactions: Shami shines, WI fall in another rain marred day

Rajendra Chandrika West Indies
Rajendra Chandrika of the West Indies turns to look as the bail flies. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

The Day 4 of the second Test between India and West Indies again saw a delayed start due to the rains. Though the West Indies batsmen finally walked into bat in a postponed start.

However, opener Rajendra Chandrika was sent back soon as he got bowled by Ishant Sharma. This paved the way for India to apply press straightaway on the Caribbean batsmen. Just when it seemed Darren Bravo and Kraigg Brathwaite took the Windies out of trouble, Amit Mishra got Kraigg who found KL Rahul at mid wicket.


With Lunch 3 overs away, it seemed as if the Windies would survive. But once Mohammad Shami came, he continued his golden form since comeback by striking twice. First he bowled Marlon Samuels who went for a duck and then on the last ball before lunch, he got the important wicket of Darren Bravo who found Rahul at third slip.

The West Indies ended up at 48/4 in 15.5 overs as the umpires decided to take the lunch break putting India in the driver’s seat. However, rain again played spoilsport as the second and third sessions were called off. This surely puts up a shadow on Day 5 considering forecasts of possible storm.

Also read – WI v IND, 2nd Test Day 4 Review: India close in on win despite heavy rain

Twitter kept everyone entertained with some super tweets. Right from lauding Shami for a phenomenal comeback to trolling West Indies batsmen for another poor show, from praising Indian team’s strong performance to whining about the rains, here are some of the Twitter reactions that took place during the course of the game: