Amazon Quiz: Joshua Da Silva was the Man of the Match as West Indies recently beat which team..?
Amazon Quiz (May 13, 2022): Joshua Da Silva was the Man of the Match as West Indies recently beat which team in a Test match at Grenada?
Trinidadian wicketkeeper-batter Joshua da Silva was named the man of the match for his stellar performance against England in the third Test during the latter's tour of West Indies in a three-match Test series in March 2022.
West Indies produced a dominant display to win the third Test against England by a whopping 10 wickets. While West Indies scored 297 in their first innings, they bowled the visitors out for 204. The second innings went even better for West Indies, who bowled England out for 120, thereby setting a paltry target of 28 for themselves, which they easily achieved.
The comprehensive win over England was indeed a team effort, but Da Silva was handed the man of the match award for a stellar first innings performance that saw him score and undefeated 100.
Commenting on the win, as well as his own performance, after receiving the award, the 23-year-old wicketkeeper-batter told the press, "The emotion is still there - 100%. I've dreamt of this moment and hopefully it isn't the last time I win this award."
"I wanted to trust my tailenders - all the credit goes to them. I can't thank them enough. It is because of them that I've won this award," Da Silva added, heaping praise on his teammate.
With a the first two Tests ending in draws, West Indies' win in the third Test helped them win the series.