IND vs WI: Suryakumar, Tilak help India beat WI by 7 wickets to keep series alive
This triumph keeps India alive in the five-match series as they reduced to margin to 2-1. After the early dismissal of debutant opener Yashasvi Jaiswal, India swiftly regrouped with Suryakumar Yadav's classy performance as he built an impressive 87-run partnership for the third wicket with Tilak (49 not out).
WI v IND: That was not a pleasing batting performance, says Hardik Pandya after 2nd T20I
India went down to West Indies despite a brilliant fightback with the ball in which they affected a late West Indies collapse, claiming four wickets for two runs in the 16th and 17th overs before the hosts scrapped through thanks to an undefeated 26 runs partnership between Akeal Hosein and Alzari Joseph for the ninth wicket.
2nd T201: Pooran's 67 helps West Indies survive late collapse to win by 2 wickets; take 2-0 lead
Romario Shepherd (2-28), Alzarri Joseph (2-28) and Akeal Hosein (2-29) claimed a brace of wickets each as India barely managed to reach 152/7 in 20 overs thanks to Tilak Varma, who held the innings together coming in at 76/4 and responding with a superb knock in what is only his second outing in T20I cricket.
WI v IND: India aim for better showing in the batting department for bouncing back against West Indies (preview)
With less than 12 months to go for the 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup to be held in the West Indies and the USA, the performances of various players in the Indian team during this series assume huge importance when being selected for the mega event in the shortest format of the game.
WI v IND, 1st T20I: Losing wickets in a row cost us the match, says skipper Hardik Pandya
After restricting the West Indies to 149/6 in their 20 overs after the hosts won the toss and elected to bat first, India seemed to have recovered from a horrendous start after losing both openers from 28 with Tilak Varma (39) taking them to 77 before Hardik Pandya (19) and Sanju Samson (12) sharing a 36-run partnership to take them to 113/4.
T20I series will be decided on how West Indies batters bat against spin in middle overs, says Rovman Powell
West Indies suffered a slowdown in their scoring in the middle overs -– going from 54-2 after the end of the first six overs to 96-3 at the end of 14. India’s spin trio of Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal and Axar Patel took three wickets between themselves in their nine overs combined.
1st T20I: Bowlers help West Indies beat India by four runs, take 1-0 lead
An impressive collective performance from bowlers helped India restrict West Indies to 149/6 in 20 overs after hosts won the toss and opted to bat first. Captain Rovman Powell (48) and Nicolas Pooran (41) top-scored for West Indies as other batters couldn't stay long on the crease.