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Nicholas Pooran shows bruises off Arshdeep Singh’s delivery and Brandon King’s shot after the WI win

The shot from Brandon King that struck Nicholas Pooran’s hand, and the delivery by Arshdeep Singh that hit Pooran in the stomach.

Dominant Performance by Nicholas Pooran Propels West Indies to T20I Series Win over India

In a stunning display of cricketing prowess, Nicholas Pooran demonstrated exceptional skill against Arshdeep Singh’s deliveries and displayed unwavering courage while facing powerful shots from Brandon King. His remarkable contributions played a pivotal role in West Indies’ resounding victory over India in the five-match T20I bilateral series.

With his consistent and outstanding performance, Pooran clinched the coveted title of the Player of the Series, emerging as the highest run-scorer. The final encounter witnessed West Indies securing a commanding eight-wicket triumph, thereby clinching the series 3-2 against India.

This victory holds immense significance as it signifies West Indies’ first bilateral series victory over India since 2016. Pooran’s standout performance in the conclusive match, where he amassed an impressive 47 runs from 35 deliveries, not only earned him the Player of the Series accolade but also left him with visible marks of his dedication. Taking to social media, the southpaw shared an image showcasing the bruises he sustained from a delivery by Arshdeep Singh that struck his abdomen, and another from a powerful shot by Brandon King that hit his left forearm while stationed as the non-striker.

In a lighthearted yet appreciative caption accompanying the image, Pooran extended his gratitude to Brandon King and Arshdeep Singh for the “after effects.” This resilient spirit is emblematic of Pooran’s performance, which has been consistently exceptional since his remarkable century for the Mumbai Indians New York during the 2023 Major League Cricket final.

In the latest match, Pooran played a pivotal role in forming a crucial partnership, contributing to an impressive 107-run alliance for the second wicket. This partnership steered West Indies to a comfortable eight-wicket victory in Lauderhill, Florida, clinching the win with a comfortable two overs to spare.

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