- India beat West Indies by 68 runs
- West Indies got 122 in response to India’s 190
- India took a 1-0 lead in the T20 series
IND vs. WI: Nothing changed except the format of the game from ODI to the T20 series. The condition of the West Indies in the ODI series got even worse when it came to the T20 series. India defeated the Windies in the first match of the 5 match T20 international series. In this match played at the Brian Lara Stadium in Turuba, Trinidad, nothing went in favor of the Caribbean captain or team except the draw.
India bats great
Batting first, India gave the Windies the first scare without scoring a run. Captain Rohit Sharma brought Suryakumar Yadav into the crease as his opening partner. Yadav played many such shots using all corners of the field that surprised both the hosts and his own teammates. However, this trip did not last long. Suryakumar came out with a personal score of 24 runs. India’s first wicket fell for 44 in 4.4 overs. Star batsman Shreyas Iyer of the ODI series couldn’t even open the account in this match, meaning India got the second hit at 45. Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya also walked towards the pavilion after scoring 14 and run after run. . In the midst of all this, captain Rohit Sharma batted boldly and scored a brilliant half-century. Rohit scored 64 runs on 44 balls that included seven fours and two sixes.
The incredible of Karthik
Following Rohit’s dismissal, Dinesh Karthik stepped onto the field. He just took a couple of balls and started hitting shots. Karthik imposed a stormy pace on the team’s race pace. He scored an unbeaten 41 off 19 balls, which included two sixes with four fours. On the basis of this tremendous tackle, India scored 190 runs for the loss of six wickets in 20 overs.
Indian Bowler Chaos
In response, the West Indies got off to a bad start. Kyle Myers tried to set off firecrackers after scoring 15 runs on six balls, but missed. West Indies took the first hit in the second over at 22. Arshdeep Singh walks Myers with a personal score of 15. India’s second breakthrough came from Ravindra Jadeja, who didn’t even give Jason Holder a chance to open the account. . The player who was fired at number three was Shamra Brooks, who was given a walk by Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Captain Nicholas Pooran fell in love with the fourth wicket. R Ashwin picked up the Pooran wicket. After that, the sequence of his windows continued continuously. All the Caribbean batsmen were caught in the spin net of R Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi and Ravindra Jadeja.
In response to India’s 190, West Indies scored 122 from eight as India won the match by 68 runs to take a 1–0 series lead.