West Indies defend 149 against India and Clinched Victory

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West Indies defend 149 against India
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In the India vs West Indies, the first T20 game Blue team faced a defeat. This was the first victory of the West Indies after consecutive losses in ODI and Test series.

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In the Opening T20 game of the series West Indies defended a target of 149 runs against India and emerged victorious.

In this five-match T20 series, the first game was played at Brian Lara Cricket Academy.

West Indies won the toss and decided to do batting first. However, In their last game against India, they choose to bowl and take them down by 200 runs.

The opening duo for today’s match was Brandon King and Kyle Mayers. The Match was off to a strong start thanks to Brandon King, but their partner did not appear to be in a good spot. He is only able to score only one run. Brandon smashes many excellent shorts but only manages to score 28 runs on 19 balls.

Johnson Charles, the West Indies team’s wicketkeeper, also put forth a disappointing performance with just 3 runs.

The team’s captain has a strong inning but loses his 50th game by barely two runs. Consequently, West Indies scored 149 runs overall while losing 6 wickets.

The Indian bowlers do admirably. Both Yuzvedera Chahal and Arshdeep Singh secured two wickets throughout the match. Hardik Pandya, the Indian team’s captain, and Kuldeep Yadav both secured one wicket for their squad.

Subhman Gill and Ishan Kishan (wk) were the opposing tandem for the Indian Team at the start of the second inning. This couple doesn’t take too long to return to their stands.

The Indian team featured Suryakumar Yadav, known as “Mr. 360”, and Tilak Varma in their recent match against the West Indies. Unfortunately, the partnership between the Indian batsmen and the West Indies bowlers was short-lived, as the latter put up a strong resistance.

Obed McCoy, Jason Holder, and Ramirez Shehpard were particularly effective, taking two wickets each. Akeal Hosein also contributed with one wicket. Despite their efforts, none of the Indian batters were able to make it onto the pitch. The bowlers kept the pressure on, and in the end, the Indian team lost by just four runs. Jason Holder was named as a Macth player.

On August 6, India vs West Indies the second chapter will be displayed at Providence Stadium. At 7:30 p.m., Macth will go live. West Indies currently has a 1-0 advantage in the match.

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