Watch: Brian Lara and Carl Hooper cry after West Indies write history in Australia

Carl Hooper, Brian Lara in tears

Former West Indies captains Brian Lara and Carl Hooper could not restrain their emotions after the West Indies defeated Australia in the second Test at The Gabba in Brisbane. While a tearful Brian Lara expressed his emotion inside the commentary box of the 2nd AUS vs WI Test, Carl Hooper became emotional during a live broadcast.

West Indies defeated Australia by 8 runs in the 2nd Test of AUS vs WI in Brisbane. Australia needed 216 runs to win the match. However, Shamar Joseph took 7 wickets to crush the Australian’s batting line-up.

Australia failed to reach the target in the final innings. They seemed powerful at first. Opener Steve Smith kept up Australia’s hopes with his unbeaten half-century of 91 runs till the end. However, the locals were 8 runs short in the end.

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Furthermore, West Indies also wrote history in Australia after winning a Test match in Australia after 37 years. Furthermore, the West Indies last defeated Australia in a Test match in 2003. Therefore, the Caribbean team has amazed cricket fans around the world with a magnificent achievement in Australia.

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Watch: Brian Lara gets emotional after West Indies beat Australia

Brian Lara was emotional after the team led by Kraigg Brathwaite won the second test. He praised the Caribbean team and showed his happiness in the commentary box. Former Australian goalkeeper Adam Gilchrist was also present with him. Check out the video below.

Carl Hooper emotional after West Indies win in Australia after 37 years

Carl Hooper is also a former West Indies captain who played under Brian Lara during his active career. Carl Hooper couldn’t contain his emotions during the live broadcast. His reaction after the West Indies victory went viral on social media. Check out the video below.

Watch: Shamar Joseph brilliantly tarnishes Travis Head’s bail in Brisbane

West Indies batted first in the match and recorded 311-10 in the first innings. Australia were 22 runs short later, amassing 289-9(d). However, they defeated the West Indies 193-10 in the second innings and set a target of 216 runs.

Although Australian terrain is considered good for hunting, the home team was unable to do so at The Gabba. Shamar Joseph came up with an impressive show in the second test of AUS vs WI. He grabbed 7 wickets to win the player of the match award. He also won the Player of the Series award.

However, the AUS vs WI test series ended in a 1-1 draw. Earlier, Australia won the opening match by 10 wickets. Australia and West Indies will now lock horns in a three-match ODI and T20I series.