The 2019 Cricket World Cup is now more than halfway through with India well settled among the top four teams. In spite of the stuttering win against the tenacious Afghans, the Indians are riding high on confidence. The West Indies do not have the dominating presence of the late 1970s, but they can spring a surprise or two. The #IndvsWI encounter is set to take place on 27 June 2019. Continuing the discussion, here are some popular cars that suit the West Indies and Indian players to the T. Have an Iook.
Chris Gayle – Maserati Quattroporte – As Flamboyant as ever
In the Cricket world, Chris Gayle is also referred to as ‘The Universal Boss.’ No batsman in the world can match Gayle’s power-hitting when he is in full flow. The car that resembles this flamboyant batsman is the Maserati Quattroporte. The beauty of Gayle’s batting is that he looks laidback in his approach, but has a calculative mind that monitors the situation perfectly.
The Maserati Quattroporte uses an array of sensors to monitor its driving status. The ZF eight-speed automatic transmission enables precise gear changes to ensure optimum performance. Gayle is one batsman who can bat at different gears and take the Windies to a position of strength.
Carlos Brathwaite – Bentley Mulsanne – Awe-inspiring performer
Carlos Brathwaite is a typical Caribbean batsman who can be flamboyant and unstoppable on his day. The Englishmen and the New Zealanders will not forget Brathwaite in a hurry. The Bentley Mulsanne resembles this genial giant from the Caribbean Islands.
The Mulsanne comes with a powerful 6752cc twin-turbocharged V8 engine that can give a prodigious thrust whenever requires. The eight-speed automatic gear transmission system ensures that the car can race away at tremendous speed within no time. Brathwaite is capable of producing such an acceleration that can send the shivers down the opposition camp.
Sheldon Cottrell – ICML Extreme – Power packed vehicle
Who can miss the trademark salutes of Sheldon Cottrell whenever he takes a wicket. He dedicates the salute to the Jamaican Army, as he represents it when not playing cricket. The ideal car to match Cottrell has to be the ICML Extreme because of its elegant looks and rugged performance. This family car comes equipped with a sturdy rail turbocharged engine.
Trust this car to provide the maximum comfort even on the toughest of road conditions. This MUV offers the highest degree of safety while delivering an excellent driving experience at the same time. Sheldon Cottrell is a champion player in a similar mould, as the West Indies looks up to him to provide the breakthrough whenever needed.
Yuzvendra Chahal – Mini Convertible – Beauty with brains
The best way to counter-attack the Windies is to attack with spin. There is no better exponent of the art of leg spin in any team than Yuzvendra Chahal. Apart from excelling in cricket, Chahal has represented India in the World Youth Chess Championship. He may have a small physique, but has a wonderful brain ticking along. The Mini Convertible is one such beautiful car that can give you the best of both worlds.
The retractable roof allows you to convert the car into an open convertible. Even with a closed roof, the convertible has many tricks up its sleeve. Its impeccable interiors match its attractive exteriors in every respect to make this car a luxurious car. It comes with an impressive braking design comprising of features like ABS, EBD, and brake assist. India needs such a performer to put the brakes on the Windies’ scoring spree in the ICC Cricket World Cup.
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Kuldeep Yadav – Mercedes C-Class Cabriolet – Perfect Foil
Pace bowlers hunt in pairs and so do quality spinners all over the world. Any mention of Chahal should merit a reference to Kuldeep Yadav as well. Kuldeep and Chahal constitute a formidable pair, often referred to as KULCHA. If the Mini Convertible represents Chahal, you need another convertible to resemble Kuldeep. Is there a better choice than the Mercedes Benz C-Class Cabriolet?
The Cabriolet is one of the best-styled Mercedes models on the roads. It is not only powerful and agile but also extremely fast as well. The reverse camera is one of the highlights of this convertible as it provides a fantastic overview while manoeuvring it in parking lots. The Parktronic Park Assist feature displays detected parking spaces in the instrument cluster and obstacle warning in the way. The 9G-TRONIC gearbox makes this car different from the others in the same way Kuldeep is from the rest of the spinners in the world.
Rishabh Pant – Aston Martin Vanquish – The X-factor Car
After India's wobbly performance with the bat against the Afghans, Rishabh Pant will most likely get a look in against the Windies on 27 June. He can bring in the spice required to vanquish the opponents. The Aston Martin Vanquish, a car with an X-factor resembles Rishabh Pant in many ways. You need a flamboyant player to deal with the West Indies flair. The Vanquish has the power and performance to beat all its competitors when it comes to speed and acceleration off the blocks.
The powerful V12 engine mated to a six-speed transmission is the secret behind the acceleration of this car, as it takes a mere 4.2 seconds to go from 0 to 60 mph. Rishabh Pant is one batsman capable of providing this impetus to the Indian middle order. India could try out the Pant experiment to stun the West Indians.
The Bottom Line
West Indies do not have anything to lose. Hence, you can expect them to come out with all guns blazing. India needs a bit of black magic from its spin twins KULCHA and the X-factor Rishabh Pant to pip the Windies on 27 June. However, they have to contend with a certain Chris Gayle who can create havoc in the opposition ranks with his awesome hitting prowess. Anyway, the match is going to be a humdinger. Enjoy this exciting contest between the West Indian flair and Indian black magic, as the Indian juggernaut chugs along its tracks towards a semi-final spot in the #ICCCricketWorldCup.