Lal of Bihar got first success
Caribbean battling for one run each
New Delhi. Lal Mukesh Kumar of Bihar, playing his first Test match for the Indian team, has got his first success. The 29-year-old fast bowler got his first Test success by catching third-order batsman Kirk McKenzie of the opposition team. Ishaan is caught by Kishan behind the wicket on the ball of McKenzie Kumar.
Mukesh Kumar is seen in good form in Port of Spain:
Mukesh Kumar is looking very dangerous for the opposition team in Port of Spain. He bowled 6.4 overs till the time of writing the news for the blue team. Meanwhile, a success has been achieved by spending 11 runs with an economy of 1.65. Kumar has also bowled two maiden overs in this fine spell.
Play stopped due to rain:
At present, the game has been stopped due to rain in Port of Spain. Till the time of writing the news, the opposition team has faced a total of 51.4 overs in their first innings. Meanwhile, 117 runs have been scored while losing two wickets. The players dismissed for the team are Tejnarayan Paul (33) and Kirk McKenzie (32).
Mukesh Kumar is India’s 308th Test player:
Mukesh Kumar is the 308th player to appear in the Test for India. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ishaan Kishan also received Test caps in the first match of the series released before Kumar. Jaiswal is the 306th and Kishan is the 307th player to play Test for the blue team.
Kumar belongs to Gopalganj in Bihar:
Mukesh Kumar is a resident of Gopalganj district of Bihar. He had to work very hard to reach Team India. Auto driver father has brought Mukesh here after a lot of struggle. Mukesh Kumar, 29, plays domestic cricket for Bengal.
Kumar was joined by Delhi Capitals in the last season of IPL. Mukesh impressed with his sharp bowling in his first IPL season. At present he is in West Indies with Team India where he is playing second Test match with the hosts.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 22, 2023, 21:16 IST