IND vs WI 1st T20: IND Wins by 68 Runs; Leads Series 1-0

Dinesh Karthik’s fast 41* off 19 balls proved turning point from India’s point of view

Ind vs WI 1st T20: Team India Won by 68 Runs

On a match held on Friday at Brian Lara Cricket Academy, hosts West Indies won toss and opted to bowl first. Powered by Rohit Sharma’s 64 off 44 balls and Dinesh Karthik’s quickfire 41* off 19 balls closing, India scored 190/6. At the end of Indian innings, Dinesh Karthik’s hard hitting created a huge difference. For what appeared to be an average total Karthik’s innings uplifted India to set a big total. In last three overs, team India successfully garnered 45 runs.

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Chasing 191, West Indies kept losing wickets at regular intervals. The entire team was restricted to 122/8 in 20 overs. From West Indies, Sharmarh Brooks top-scored with 20 runs off 15 balls. In bowling department from India, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, and Arshdeep Singh each took two wickets.

India’s second T20 against West Indies is scheduled on 31st July.

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