India vs West Indies 3rd T20 Highlights: India Beat West Indies by 6 Wickets
India won by six wickets, 3-0 series win over the West Indies
West Indies scored 181/3 in the set 20 overs. Shikhar Dhawan’s 92-run knock helped India win the last ball of the match.
In the Chepauk T20, Team India won by six wickets and cleaned the West Indies in the T20 series. West Indies scored 181/3 in the set 20 overs. While chasing the target, India reached the final ball of the match with the help of Shikhar Dhawan’s 92 runs and Rishabh Pant’s 58 (38) half-century.
India needed five runs to win in the last over. Due to the presence of Shikhar Dhawan on the field, the victory was almost certain, but after Dhawan’s dismissal on the fifth ball of the over, India needed one run to win the final ball. Manish Pandey scored the winning run on Fabian Allen.
Shikhar Dhawan-Rishabh Pant partnership of 130 runs
While pursuing the target of 182, India’s start was not good. In the third over, captain Rohit Sharma 4 (6) hit a simple catch to Carlos Braithwaite in the chase for the shot of Kimono Paul at just 13 runs. After that KL Rahul 17 (10) also got out cheaply. After the second wicket fell on 45 runs, opener Shikhar Dhawan combined with Rishabh Pant 58 (38) to form a vital 130-run partnership.
Both scored quick runs. On the second ball of the 19th over, the Chemo Poll bowled Rishabh Pant, but by then Pant had done his job for the team. At the time when the out-of-favor team was out, the pacers needed only seven runs in 10 balls to win. In his innings, Pant put five fours and three sixes. Shikhar Dhawan hit 10 fours and two sixes in his 92-ball 62 balls. He was out on the fifth ball of the 20th over. That’s why at one time it seemed that the match would be the tie.
Dinesh Karthik 0 (0) did not get the chance to bat when Manish Pandey scored four runs on six balls. On the West Indies side, Kevin Paul took one wicket, Oshen Thomas and Fabien Allan got one wicket each.
Windies innings report: Firstly, the start of the West Indies team was brilliant. In the sixth over, Shane Hopes and Shimron Hetmere finished unbeaten 51 runs without losing the wicket. Coming into the attack in the seventh over, Chahal gave the team the first breakthrough. In an attempt to play a big shot on the first ball of the over, the inky sit the rest of the catch of Washington beautiful.
In his next over, Chahal caughtShimron Hetmyer in the hands of Pandya and sent the pavilion. Chahal, who is returning to the series, got two big wickets in the opening spell.
Returning to the attack for the second spell in the 13th over, Washington Sunder got his first wicket in the form of Denesh Ramdin. After trying to play a cut shot on the fifth ball after finishing the ball on the third ball of the over, Ramdin sat on the inner side of the bat and got bowled by 15 runs.
After three wickets falling on 95, Nicholas Puran and Daren Bravo took over the West Indies innings together. Both made splendid partnerships in the Caribbean stints with four fours and sixes. Khalil Ahmed, who came into bowl in the last over, gave 23 runs in six balls.
Two sixes and two fours in the 20th over Puran completed his half-century on the fifth ball of the over. 87 runs partnership between Puran and Bravo, with the help of which West Indies lost 3 wickets in 20 overs and scored 181 runs. Bravo scored 43 and Puran scored 53 runs.
After Deepawali’s long break, the Indian team is returning to the cricket ground today. Team India will now play the third and final T20 match of the series against the West Indies. Although India has already captured the series 2-0 still the match of today will be exciting.
West Indies captain Carlos Braithwaite has decided to bat first before winning the toss. The West Indies are playing in the playing eleven without any change. Indian team captain Rohit Sharma is happy to bowl first. In the playing eleven of the Indian team, the return of Yuswendra Chahal and Washington Sunder has come back.