Romario Shepherd, the Caribbean all-rounder opened up on the historic series win against India after West Indies beat the Men in Blues in the fifth T20I match by eight wickets.
Romario Shepherd, the Player of the Match showcased a stupendous performance with the ball and scalped four wickets and gave away 31 runs in his four-over spell. Shepherd took some crucial wickets and dismissed Sanju Samson and Hardik Pandya.
Following his side’s T20I series win against India, During the post-match presentation, Romario Shepherd said that for the last couple of months, West Indies have been going through a difficult time and that this win means a lot to them
“It meant a lot to us, especially because we’ve been going through some hard times in the past couple of months, so to win against a team like India, it means a lot for us and the fans,” Shepherd said.
And said that to dismiss Sanju Samson, the plan was to hit the wicket and they had planned to tempt Suryakumar Yadav into hitting straight down the ground to get his wicket.
“Especially to Sanju, the plan was to hit the wicket and to Surya to get him to hit straight down the ground,” he added.
The 28-year-old said that it makes them happy since they ended up on the winning side and sent congratulations to Nicholas Pooran and Brandon King for playing well in the series.
“It makes me feel happy because we ended up on the winning side. So thanks to Pooran and King for playing so well. Right now, from the ODIs to now, I’ve been hitting my areas and bowling well from the start to the end,” he further added.
Shepherd will now be taking part in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2023 for the Guyana Amazon Warriors. CPL 2023 will start on Thursday (August 17).