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Aus vs WI: Who is Shamar Joseph? Who took 7 wickets in 11.5 overs
- Caribbean team achieved a spectacular victory against Kangaroos in Gabba
- Shamar Joseph was the hero of West Indies team’s victory
- The bowler from Barakara, a village with a population of 400 people, created history.
Sports Desk: Shamar Joseph initial life, history and career before playing for WI team: The Caribbean team achieved a spectacular victory against the Kangaroos at Gabba. Shamar Joseph was the hero of the victory of the West Indies team.
Victory snatched from Australia’s grasp
This 24-year-old fast bowler, despite suffering a toe injury in his second Test match, snatched victory from Australia’s grasp by taking 7 wickets in just 12 overs of bowling. In the meantime, we thought we’d tell you who Shamar Joseph is and how his career started.
Where does Shamar Joseph live?
A bowler from Barakara, a village of 400 people in the Caribbean country, has created history. Till last year, Shamar was working as a security guard while living in his village. It takes at least two days by boat to reach the village of Shamar. There was no mobile or internet there for the last five years i.e. till 2018.
came back from death
Logging was Shamar’s only occupation and he once returned from death due to a falling tree. In such a situation, he decided to shift from there to another place. As a guard and laborer, he worked 12-hour days and got a chance to play cricket only on Sundays.
Bought arm guard before debut
Meanwhile, Shamar made his debut in this series and bought an arm guard three days before the start of the Test series.
Thanks to Shamar’s bowling, the Australian team could not score 216 runs in its own ground at Gabba and lost the day-night test for the first time.
Had to leave the field and hospital
On the fourth day of the Test match, Shamar had to leave the field and go to the hospital after being hit by Mitchell Starc’s ball. Meanwhile, it was impossible for her to play today, but she not only played today but also took 7 wickets and created history by defeating the Kangaroo team on Australian soil after 27 years.
- West Indies won against Australia for the first time since 2003
- In the last 35 years, only India has won against Australia in Gabba.
- Australia had won 11 out of the first 11 matches in the Pink Ball match.