EDEN GARDENS, KOLKATA: India beat West Indies by 17 runs in the last T20I match.
Highlights of the match
WI won the toss & asked India to bat first
Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant were rested for today’s match. Ruturaj Gaikwad and Ishan Kishan opened the innings. Suryakumar Yadav played a marvelous inning scored 65(31). Rohit Sharma and Ruturaj Gaikwad couldn’t contribute much with the bat. Ishan Kishan 34(31), Shreya Iyer 25(16), and Venkateshwar Iyer 35(19) unbeaten.
India managed to put 184 runs on the board.
Nicolas Pooran knocked his 3rd fifty in the series. Later, Shardul Thakur dismissed Nicolas Pooran when he was playing on 61. West Indies openers were not able to accord much. India restricted West Indies on a total of 167/9.
Harshal Patel took 3 wickets. Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, and Venkateshwar Iyer took 2-2-2 wickets.
India lost each of the three ODIs in South Africa however they have played well and bounced back by winning the last six matches. India did a lot of experiments in white-ball cricket this season. Many players made their debut and passed with flying colors. Now, Rohit Sharma is the captain in all three formats. It would be exciting to see his role and game.
Suryakumar Yadav became Player of the Match and Player of the series.
India’s playing XI
Ishan Kishan (wk), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rohit Sharma (capt), Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Venkatesh Iyer, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan-- Advertisement --
West Indies playing XI
Shai Hope, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Rovman Powell, Roston Chase, Kieron Pollard (capt), Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Romario Shepherd, Hayden Walsh, Dominic Drakes.