“It feels good” Rovman Powell Reflects on Thrilling Victory and Unbeaten Winning Streak

The group stage of the T20 World Cup has ended with an incredible encounter between West Indies and Afghanistan. Both teams were locking horns in their last encounter of the group stage of the T20 World Cup 2024. But West Indies displayed their excellence and registered a huge victory by 104 runs. After the thrilling victory, the West Indies skipper Rovman Powell reflected on the win. 

Powell on the Exciting win: 

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In this tournament, West Indies showcased an amazing form. They are going to the grand stage of the Super Eight. They were unbeaten till the last eight games. In this match, the entire team showcased their excellence. Pooran scored 98 runs in 53 balls. Johnson Charles scored 43 runs in 27 balls. Depending on those batting efforts, West Indies scored 218/5 in 20 overs. Even in the bowling, they dominated the opponent. Obed McCoy secured 3 wickets, and Akeal Hosein and Gudakesh Motie secured 1 wicket each. 

After that exceptional win, Powell reflected on that. He said, “It feels good (to win 8 games in a row). It shows the hard work we have put in in the last year or so. The guys were excited to come here, we knew it would be one of the better batting wickets.”

Praising Nicholas Pooran:

In this match, Nicholas Pooran shone brightly. His outstanding innings of 98 runs greatly bolstered the team’s total score. He achieved this impressive feat in just 53 balls, boasting an exceptional strike rate of 184.91. Pooran’s innings included 6 boundaries and 8 sixes, contributing significantly to the team’s strong performance. His explosive batting played a pivotal role at a crucial stage, ensuring West Indies set a formidable target for their opponents. On the other hand, Obed McCoy also bowled well by picking three crucial wickets.

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While praising Pooran and McCoy, he said, “ It is on the back of hard work, Nicholas has had a good 12 months not only in franchise cricket but for West Indies as well. It is a good headache to have (McCoy picking 3 wickets).”

Reflecting on the Journey:

West Indies is co-hosting the tournament along with the United States of America. So, they are having a home advantage in the tournament. Rovman Powell has done an amazing captaincy job in this tournament. After he took charge of the West Indies team, the team flew high. 

While talking about this, he said, “ We started the tournament with a little advantage as we are playing at home and know the conditions. When I started my journey we were ranked 8 or 9 and now we are 3 in the world.”

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Later, while thanking the fans, he said, “The support has been incredible wherever we have gone and would hope the people would come and support us on Wednesday. I would like to thank Sammy and he has been a driving force in my journey as a leader.”

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The group stage of the T20 World Cup has ended with an incredible encounter between West Indies and Afghanistan. Both teams were locking horns in their last encounter of the group stage of the T20 World Cup 2024. But West Indies displayed their excellence and registered a huge victory by 104 runs. After the thrilling victory, the West Indies skipper Rovman Powell reflected on the win. 

Powell on the Exciting win: 

In this tournament, West Indies showcased an amazing form. They are going to the grand stage of the Super Eight. They were unbeaten till the last eight games. In this match, the entire team showcased their excellence. Pooran scored 98 runs in 53 balls. Johnson Charles scored 43 runs in 27 balls. Depending on those batting efforts, West Indies scored 218/5 in 20 overs. Even in the bowling, they dominated the opponent. Obed McCoy secured 3 wickets, and Akeal Hosein and Gudakesh Motie secured 1 wicket each. 

After that exceptional win, Powell reflected on that. He said, “It feels good (to win 8 games in a row). It shows the hard work we have put in in the last year or so. The guys were excited to come here, we knew it would be one of the better batting wickets.”

Praising Nicholas Pooran:

In this match, Nicholas Pooran shone brightly. His outstanding innings of 98 runs greatly bolstered the team's total score. He achieved this impressive feat in just 53 balls, boasting an exceptional strike rate of 184.91. Pooran's innings included 6 boundaries and 8 sixes, contributing significantly to the team's strong performance. His explosive batting played a pivotal role at a crucial stage, ensuring West Indies set a formidable target for their opponents. On the other hand, Obed McCoy also bowled well by picking three crucial wickets.

While praising Pooran and McCoy, he said, “ It is on the back of hard work, Nicholas has had a good 12 months not only in franchise cricket but for West Indies as well. It is a good headache to have (McCoy picking 3 wickets).”

Reflecting on the Journey:

West Indies is co-hosting the tournament along with the United States of America. So, they are having a home advantage in the tournament. Rovman Powell has done an amazing captaincy job in this tournament. After he took charge of the West Indies team, the team flew high. 

While talking about this, he said, “ We started the tournament with a little advantage as we are playing at home and know the conditions. When I started my journey we were ranked 8 or 9 and now we are 3 in the world.”

Later, while thanking the fans, he said, “The support has been incredible wherever we have gone and would hope the people would come and support us on Wednesday. I would like to thank Sammy and he has been a driving force in my journey as a leader.”

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