India Sweeps Series, defeats West Indies by 6 wickets in 3rd T20I

India Sweeps Series, defeats West Indies by 6 wickets in 3rd T20I

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The Indian side had 2 replacements on their side. Chahal & Washington were replaced by Kuldeep & Bumrah. West Indies on the other hand retained all their players from previous match.

Windies chose to bat after winning the toss. West Indies scored only 1 run in their 1st over. West Indies top order failed while its less-accomplished lower order sparkled with the bat to offer India a fighting score.

Shimron Hetmyer & Shai Hope got off the WIndies to good start.

The West Indies reached 50 runs in their 6th over. West Indies lost their 1st wicket with 51 on the score board in 6.1 overs.

Nicholas Pooran and Darren Bravo with a partnership of 87 runs from 43 balls were quiet innovative in their shots playing various kinds of shots which included switch hits, reverse paddle sweep and paddle sweep.

Young Nicholas Pooran scored his maiden T20 fifty in just 24 balls remained unbeaten on 53 off 25 balls.

West Indies eventually put on a big score of 181/3 in 20 overs.

India lost their 1st wicket in 2.2 over’s with only 13 on the board. Skipper Rohit Sharma was out for 4 runs and K.L Rahul too followed him in no time scoring a meager score of 17.

India were 45/2 in 5.2 overs when Dhawan and Rishab came together to plays some big shots as India reaches 50 in 10.1 over

Young wicket keeper batsman Rishab Pant scored 50 in 30 balls becoming the second youngest Indian to score a T20 fifty at 21 years and 143 days.

Rishab Pant’s 58 run in 38 balls along with Dhawan‘s 92 in 62 balls steered Indian to victory over West Indies to clinch the 3 match T20 series 3-0.
India scored 182/4 in 20 over’s.

Shikhar Dhawan was named the Man of the Match and Kuldeep yadav, the Man of the Series.


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