India defeated the West Indies by 68 runs in yesterday’s (July 29) T20I match on the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba, Trinidad. The Males in Blue dominated the competition to assert a 1-0 lead within the five-match sequence.
Despatched into bat after shedding the toss, Workforce India put up 190/6 courtesy of high-quality efforts from skipper Rohit Sharma (64 off 44) and Dinesh Karthik (41* off 19). The Indian bowlers then shared the spoils as West Indies have been held to 122/8.
Chasing 191, West Indies acquired off to a whirlwind begin with a flurry of boundaries. Within the second over, Kyle Mayers launched Arshdeep Singh for a six over long-on and a 4 over further cowl.
Nonetheless, the younger left-arm seamer had his revenge in the identical over. He outwitted Mayers (15) with a slower brief ball exterior off. The clueless Windies batter chipped the supply straight up within the air and gave a straightforward catch to Bhuvneshwar Kumar. The bowler celebrated along with his arms vast open and a stare that meant enterprise.
West Indies by no means recovered from the massive loss.
Jason Holder, despatched up the order, was cleaned up for a duck by Ravindra Jadeja as he appeared to make room and was crushed all finally ends up. Shamarh Brooks (20) was castled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar because the batter tried a wild heave. On the finish of the powerplay, the hosts have been in massive bother at 42/3.
Nicholas Pooran smashed a few boundaries, however was again within the hut for 18. He tried to chop a straight one from Ravichandran Ashwin, however nicked the ball and Rishabh Pant took an excellent catch, standing as much as the wickets.
Leggie Ravi Bishnoi joined the enjoyable along with his first ball, cleansing up Rovman Powell (14) with a googly that the big-hitter failed to choose up.
Subsequent, Ashwin took out the damaging Shimron Hetmyer (14), who guided a flighted exterior off straight into the palms of Suryakumar Yadav at long-off.
Bishnoi had his second wicket when Odean Smith (0) jumped out of his crease too early and was stumped simply. Arshdeep returned to rattle Akeal Hosein’s (11) stumps with a brute of a yorker that tailed in.
Karthik’s 19-ball 41* lifts India to 190/6 after Rohit’s 64
Rohit and Karthik performed wonderful knocks at both finish of the Indian innings because the Males in Blue posted 190/6 after being despatched into bat. Rohit hit seven fours and two sixes in his spectacular knock whereas DK went berserk on the demise, smashing 4 fours and two sixes.
India opened their innings with Suryakumar Yadav and skipper Rohit. Each batters entertained with massive hits because the guests crossed 40 in 4 overs.
Nonetheless, the previous couldn’t convert his begin and was dismissed for twenty-four off 16. He miscued a floated supply from Hosein and was caught at brief third man by Jason Holder.
Shreyas Iyer fell with out scoring to Obed McCoy. The No. 3 batter mistimed his flick and was brilliantly caught by a diving Hosein at brief third man off a thick exterior edge.
Rohit continued to look in nice contact, pulling Alzarri Joseph for a most within the eighth over. Pant hit consecutive fours off Keemo Paul however perished to the identical bowler for 14, going for an additional booming drive.
India have been 88/3 on the midway stage.
Rohit introduced up his fifty with elegant fours off Joseph. On the different finish, although, Hardik Pandya (1) ramped a brief ball from Joseph straight to 3rd man. Rohit’s high-quality knock ended when he lofted a slower supply from Holder to Shimron Heymeyer at vast lengthy off.
India have been in additional bother as Jadeja (16) introduced a catch to Keemo Paul at brief third man off Joseph’s bowling.
Nonetheless, Karthik took cost of India’s innings within the final two overs. He slapped Holder for six and 4 off the final two balls of the penultimate over. He ensured the Males in Blue ended their batting stint on a excessive, whacking a six and two fours within the final over bowled by McCoy.
After a size ball was slammed over the long-off ropes, a swap hit produced a 4 off the surface edge. He then whipped the final ball of the innings over brief third man for an additional 4.
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Rohit gave early momentum to the Indian innings with a brisk fifty whereas Karthik did a wonderful ending job, getting the important thing boundaries. With the ball, Arshdeep, Ashwin and Bishnoi all took two wickets apiece.
For West Indies, Hosein briefly tied the guests up with figures of 1 for 14 from his 4 overs.
Karthik was named Participant of the Match for his momentum-shifting knock.
The second T20I of the sequence can be performed on Monday, August 1.