On August 2nd, India played the third T-20I of a five-match series against the West Indies.
After winning the last match West Indies have equalized the series for now and will be looking for another win.
IND, after losing the last match, will be looking to take the lead in the five-match series again.
IND won the toss and elected to field first.
Brandon Kings and Kyle Mayers opened for WI.
They both gave an outstanding start to the WI team, as there were even great shots that were seen by both of them.
Kyle’s hitting of massive sixes and fours made it feel like the WI team would build up a great total.
The WI team made a total of 45 runs in the powerplay for the loss of no wickets.
Hardik didn’t let the partnership grow more as he bowled Brandon.
Despite the wicket loss, Kyle kept on going as he completed his half-century.
Kyle’s 73-run knock helped the WI team achieve a good total when Bhuvneshwar Kumar took his wicket.
WI made a total of 164 runs for the loss of five wickets. Bhuvneshwar took two wickets in limiting their total.
Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav opened for the Indian team.
Both started great as Rohit smashed a massive six and four but got injured.
Suryakumar and Shreyas Iyer took on the innings from there. They both played great shots and SKY even completed his half-century.
The 86-run partnership by both of them brought IND closer to victory than when Akeal Hosein took the wicket of Iyer.
SKY’s knock of 76 runs almost carried their team to victory, but he wasn’t able to convert his knock into victory as Dominic Drake took his wicket.
In the end, the batsmen did their job as they achieved the total, and IND won the match by seven wickets.
After winning the match, IND now leads the five-match series 2-1. The Player of the Match was Suryakumar Yadav.