India go one up in T20I series against WINDIES
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.
India win by five wickets, but boy were they made to work hard!— ICC (@ICC) November 4, 2018
Oshane Thomas bowled a rapid spell, claiming 2/21, while captain Carlos Brathwaite took 2/11 but Dinesh Karthik's experience and Krunal Pandya's hitting saw India home. #INDvWI SCORE ?https://t.co/62bWHZv4lD pic.twitter.com/yxd9p6VUId
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
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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