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WI vs IND T20: India won by 68 runs on the strength of bowlers after Rohit Sharma and Dinesh Karthik’s bat was amazing

Taroba: Captain Rohit Sharma and Dinesh Karthik’s scintillating efficiency by their bowlers propelled India to a 1-0 lead over West Indies by 68 runs within the opening T20 Worldwide of the five-match sequence, right here on Friday. . That is the second largest win for the Indian workforce over West Indies when it comes to runs. The workforce had earlier defeated West Indies by 71 runs in Lucknow on 6 November 2018. Rohit scored 64 runs in 44 balls with seven fours and two sixes, whereas Man of the Match Karthik scored 41 runs in his unbeaten innings of 19 balls with the assistance of 4 fours and two sixes.

Dinesh Karthik did wonderful

He shared an unbroken 52-run partnership for the seventh wicket with Ravichandran Ashwin (13 not out) within the final over. India restricted the West Indies workforce for 122 runs for eight wickets after scoring 190 for six wickets. Indian bowlers continued to take wickets at common intervals and not one of the bowlers conceded greater than a median of 6.50. Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi and Ashwin took two wickets every. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ravindra Jadeja bought one success every.

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Throughout this, Rohit as soon as once more grew to become the best run-scorer in T20 Internationals. New Zealand opener Martin Guptill grew to become the best run-scorer on this format instead of Rohit two days in the past. Earlier than the match, there was a niche of 21 runs between the 2, however the Indian captain performed an enormous innings and made this document in his identify. In T20 Internationals, Guptill has 3399 runs in his identify whereas Rohit’s identify is now 3443 runs.

Early setbacks for West Indies

Chasing the goal, Kyle Meyers bought off to a fast begin with fours and sixes towards Bhuvneshwar and Arshdeep. Arshdeep, nevertheless, was caught by Bhuvneshwar within the second over itself, ending Meyers’s innings of 15 runs in six balls. Within the subsequent over, Ravindra Jadeja bowled Jason Holder with out opening the account, whereas in Bhuvneshwar, whereas placing the sixth over maiden, Shamra Brooks confirmed the best way to the pavilion. West Indies have been beneath strain after shedding three wickets for 42 runs within the powerplay.

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Captain Nicholas Pooran (18) took the strain off Hardik Pandya and Rovman Powell (14) hit a six towards Jadeja. Ashwin bought Pooran caught by Pant within the eighth over, whereas Ravi Bishnoi bowled Powell and despatched half the West Indies workforce to the pavilion within the twelfth over. Ashwin dented West Indies’ possibilities of a win by dismissing returning Shimron Hetmyer (14), whereas Bishnoi virtually assured India’s victory by stumping Odin Smith with out opening the account.

Rohit Sharma scored a superb half-century

After this the West Indies batsmen accomplished the formality of enjoying the whole over. That is the primary T20 Worldwide on this floor by which the Indian workforce as soon as once more entered the sphere with a brand new opening pair. Rohit shocked everybody by opening the innings with Suryakumar Yadav (24). Each gave the workforce an excellent begin by including 44 runs within the first 4.4 overs. Suryakumar Yadav opened the account by hitting a 4 towards Obed McCoy within the opening over, whereas Rohit welcomed Holder for a six within the second over. Within the third over, on the very first ball of spinner Akil Hossain, Myers dropped the catch of Suryakumar. Suryakumar then hit a six and a 4 within the over of debutant Alzarri Joseph, however was caught by Hossain on the supply of Holder. He hit three fours and a six in his 16-ball innings.

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