Rutherford's Heroic Knock Secures West Indies Super Eight Berth

Sherfane Rutherford expressed his joy after West Indies advanced to the Super Eight in the T20 World Cup, emphasizing the need for further improvement to reach the final. Rutherford's unbeaten 68 was instrumental in their victory, and he identified strike rotation as an area for continued focus as the tournament progresses.


PTI | Tarouba | Updated: 13-06-2024 15:48 IST | Created: 13-06-2024 15:48 IST
Rutherford's Heroic Knock Secures West Indies Super Eight Berth
Sherfane Rutherford

Sherfane Rutherford did not conceal his delight after the West Indies secured a Super Eight berth in the T20 World Cup, but the middle-order batter emphasized the team's need to keep improving to achieve their goal of making it to the final.

In a thrilling match that saw West Indies outsmart New Zealand by 13 runs, Rutherford played a pivotal role, scoring an unbeaten 68 off 39 balls and rescuing his team from precarious positions to a winning total of 149 for 9. Speaking at the post-match press conference, Rutherford described his innings as the best of his career, citing his dream of performing on the World Cup stage.

While acknowledging the team's occasional batting brittleness, Rutherford underscored the importance of different players stepping up at crucial moments and pinpointed strike-rotation as a key area for improvement on the slow tournament pitches. He assured fans that the team is working hard on this aspect to keep their momentum going.

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