Dream was to get either MS Dhoni or Virat Kohli’s debut cap. IND vs WI: Deepak Hooda said it was his dream to get his first ODI cap. From either Virat Kohli or MS Dhoni, and it was great to see that come true in the first ODI.
Deepak Hooda, India’s all-rounder. Said it was his dream to get his first ODI cap from either Virat Kohli or MS Dhoni, and it was great to see that come true in the first ODI against the West Indies. Rohit Sharma and his team won the second ODI by 44 runs to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Prasidh Krishna’s four-wicket haul helped India defend 237 and defeat West Indies by 44 runs in the second One-Day International (ODI) on Wednesday at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
“It was an incredible feeling to make my debut in the first ODI. You’ve always worked hard for it, and I spoke to you before the game about it (Suryakumar Yadav). I consider myself fortunate to be a member of the side. My childhood ambition was to receive a cap from either MS Dhoni or Virat Kohli. It was an incredible feeling to receive the cap from Kohli. I worked on ignoring the distraction and focusing on my process “In a video posted on BCCI.TV, Hooda told teammate Suryakumar Yadav.
Dream was to get either MS Dhoni or Virat Kohli’s debut cap.
“Good things take time, so be patient. It’s obviously a blessing to share the dressing room with Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Rahul Dravid. You always learn a lot from them. I’m just trying to learn from them. My goal is to keep working on my process with the same intent and not worry too much about the outcome “he added
Earlier, Suryakumar Yadav and KL Rahul may have scored 64 and 49, respectively, but the hosts kept losing wickets at regular intervals, and in the end, West Indies restricted India to 237/9 in the allotted fifty overs. Alzarri Joseph and Odean Smith each took two wickets for the West Indies.