Obed McCoy’s 6/17 helps West Indies level the series
Obed McCoy’s 6/17 , Brandon King 68(52) and Devon Thomas 31*(19) helps West indies beat India by 5 wickets in second T20I and level the series 1-1. India bowled out for 138 in 19.4 overs and West Indies chased it down in the last over of the match.
Due to some logistical issues the start of the match was delayed by 3 hours. West Indies won the toss and elected to field first. They made a dream start by dismissing Indian captain R Sharma(0) by Obed McCoy in the first ball of the match. West indies picked wickets at regular intervals. India lost 3 wickets inside the powerplay. H Pandya(31) , R Jadeja(27) and R Pant(24) helps India reach 138.
Obed McCoy bowls his career best of 6/17. He picked 3 wickets in the 19th over of the Indian Innings. His figures was the best by any bowler against India in T20I. J Holder (2/23) , A Hosein (1/22) and A Joseph (1/29) are the other wicket takers for the West Indies.
West indies scored 46 runs in the powerplay without losing a wicket. Brandon King scores majority of the runs. Hardik Pandya given India the break through by dismissing K Mayers(8) in his first ball of the match. N Pooran (14) , S Hetmyer (6) and R Powel (5) were dismissed cheaply. Devon Thomas 31*(19) finishing touch gives West Indies first win in this series.
R Jadeja (1/16) , H Pandya (1/22) , A Singh (1/26) , R Ashwin (1/32) and A Khan (1/31) are the wicket takers for India. Avesh Khan who replaces R Bishnoi for India went for 31 runs in his 2.2 over spell. He picked the wicket of Brandon King.
Player of the Match:- Obed McCoy
Third T20 will be played today at 8:00 pm (IST)