India go one up in T20I series against WINDIES

Dinesh Karthik 31* brings India home against the WINDIES today
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India won the toss and decided to bowl against the Windies at Eden Gardens, Kolkata today in the 1st T20I of the three match series.

Match Summary

West Indies 109-8 (Fabian Allen 27; Kuldeep Yadav 3-13)

India 110-5 (Dinesh Karthik 31*; Carlos Brathwaite 2-11, Oshane Thomas 2-21)

Result – India won by 5 wickets

Scorecard

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The WINDIES scored a disappointing 109-8 in their 20 overs, but it could have been worse as at one stage they were 63-7. However, Fabian Allen 27 gave them something to bowl at with a cameo towards the end of their innings.

In reply, India were in some trouble at 45-4, however, Dinesh Karthik 31* and Krunal Pandya 21* brought them home. Carlos Brathwaite 2-11 and Oshane Thomas 2-21 were the pick of the WINDIES bowlers.

 

India - Rohit Sharma(c), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik(wk), Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Khaleel Ahmed, Umesh Yadav

West Indies - Rovman Powell, Darren Bravo, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, Denesh Ramdin(wk), Kieron Pollard, Carlos Brathwaite(c), Keemo Paul, Fabian Allen, Khary Pierre, Oshane Thomas

Match Details

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Umpires: Chettithody Shamshuddin , And Nandan

TV Umpire: Anil Chaudhary

Match Referee: Chris Broad Reserve Umpire: Anil Dandekar

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