India Vs West Indies 1st T20 Highlights 2018 | India win by 5 wickets
The first T20 match between India and the West Indies is being played at the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata. India has decided to bowl first by winning the toss. On behalf of India, Kunal Pandya and Khalil Ahmad are doing their T20 debates. Darren Bravo and Kieran Pollard are associated with West Indies’ T20 team. In this match, the Indian team has played without regular captain Virat Kohli and former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Kohli has been rested for this series, while Rishabh Pant has been included in the team instead of Dhoni.
India defeated the West Indies by 5 wickets in the first match of the three T20 matches played at Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata. India achieved the target of 110 runs given by West Indies, losing 5 wickets in 17.5 overs. Kunal Pandya 21 and Dinesh Karthik returned unbeaten after scoring 31 runs. Apart from these, Manish Pandey (19), KL Rahul (16), Rohit Sharma (6), Shikhar Dhawan (3) and Rishabh Pant (1) made one. For the West Indies, Carlos Brathwaite and Oshana Tomas took 2-2 wickets.
Khari Pierre achieved a breakthrough Earlier, after losing the toss, the West Indies batted first with 109 for 8 wickets in 20 overs. Fabian Allen top scored with 27 runs from the West Indies. Kuldeep Yadav took 3 wickets for India in the bowling. Kunal Pandya, Khalil Ahmed, Jaspreet Bumrah and Umesh Yadav achieved 1-1 success.
West Indies made 104 for the loss of 8 wickets on the invitation of batting first by India. The pair of Khairi Pierre and Kimmo Paul is on the crease. On behalf of India, Kunal Pandya and Khalil Ahmad are doing their T20 debates. Darren Bravo and Kieran Pollard are associated with West Indies’ T20 team. See Live Updates of the match below.
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10:06 pm: Khairi Piyar made Manish Pandey down with a 19-run individual score and bowled India’s fifth wicket. India need 27 runs in 30 balls to win
09:53 PM: India’s score at the end of the 12th over is 69-4. Dinesh Karthik (21) and Manish Pandey (9) were on the crease at the crease. India needs 41 runs in 48 balls to win.
09:30 pm: Craig Braithwaite crushed Keel Rahul for a personal score of 16 runs and was dismissed by Darren Bravo for India’s fourth wicket. Now Manish Pandey and Dinesh Karthik pair are on the crease.
09:23 PM: India has a score of 35-3 at the end of the sixth over. West Indies captain Craig Breathett hit a personal score of 1 for Rishabh Pant by Darren Bravo for India’s third wicket.
09:15 PM: India’s score at the end of the 5th over is 32-2. Lokesh Rahul 13 and Rishabh Pant are standing on the crest free of charge. Tomsk has achieved both successes for the West Indies.
09:06 PM: India’s score at the end of the third over is 16 runs losing two wickets. Windies fast bowler Oshya Tomas blew the middle stump of Shikhar Dhawan into the second blow to India. Shikhar Dhawan scored only 3 runs after facing 8 balls.
08:30 pm: Khalil Ahmed removed Fabian Allen to Umesh Yadav and hit the West Indies 8th. It is also his first wicket in T20. The team of the West Indies is also struggling to reach 100 runs.
08:23 PM: The West Indies score is 81-7 at the end of the 17th over. Kuldeep Yadav struck three wickets and struck the West Indies middle order. Khalil Ahmed has not taken the wicket but he has somehow bowled.
07:30 pm: The Windies score is 29-3 after the end of the fifth over. Jaspreet Bumrah hit out Shimrayon Hetmayr in the hands of Dinesh Karthik behind the wicket. Kieron Pollard and Darren Bravo are on the crease.
07:21 PM: The West Indies score is at the end of the fourth over. Shane Hope was unfortunate and returned to the pavilion by being run out. Kieron Pollard and Shimron Hetmayer are on the crease. Khalil Ahmed finished the fourth over.
07:12 PM: On the first ball of the third over, Umesh Yadav got Denesh Ramdin caught behind by wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik and hit the first wicket of the West Indies. At the end of the second over, the West Indies’ score is 16 runs without loss of any wicket. In this over Khalil Ahmed also scored 8 runs.
07:06 PM: At the end of the first over, the West Indies scored 8 runs without any wicket. In this over Umesh Yadav, Shoa Hope scored two fours.
05: 58 PM: After the taste of the defeat of the West Indies in Tests and ODIs, Team India looks at the three-match T20 series. India had a Test series 2-0 and one-day series 3-1 to name it.
05:50 PM: Although defeating the Caribbean T20 team led by Carlos Brathwaite, it will not be easy for India. West Indies T20 is the current world champion. Carlos Brathwaite brought the T20 World Cup to his team after the second consecutive four for six by Ben Stokes in the Eden Gardens in Kolkata in 2016.
05:40 PM: India and West Indies have played eight T20 matches between 2009 and 2017. Five of which have won the West Indies team. The West Indies team that played without Test and ODI series, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard, and Evelyn Lewis have come back.