West Indies beat India by 4 runs in first T20

Jason Holder named Player if the Match for his 2/19 (Image Credit:- Twitter)

West Indies beat India by 4 runs in first T20I of 5 match series. Chasing 150 run target India finishes on 145/9 in 20 overs.

Rovman Powell (48 runs from 32 balls) , Nicholas Pooran (41 runs from 34 balls) and Brandon King (28 runs from 19 balls) helps them to reach 149/6 in 20 overs.

Yuzvendra Chahal (2/24 in 3 overs) , Arshdeep Singh (2/31 in 4 overs) , Hardik Pandya(1/27 in 4 overs) and Kuldeep Yadhav (1/20 in 4 overs) are the wicket takers for India.

India lost their openers Shubman Gill (3 runs from 9 balls) and Ishan Kishan (6 runs from 9 balls) early in the chase.

Suryakummar Yadhav scores 21 runs from 21 balls before Hetymer took a brilliant catch to dismiss him off Jason Holder.

Tilak Varma debuts for India (Image Credit:- Twitter)

Debutant Tilak Varma played an impressive knick of 39 runs from 22 balls with 2 fours and 3 sixes. He took a brilliant catch to dismiss Johnson Charles.

West Indies took wickets at regular intervals and put India under press India lost Hardik Pandya (19 runs from 19 balls) and Sanju Samson (12 runs from 12 balls) in 16th over which turns the game in Windies way.

Jason Holder clean bowled Indian captain Hardik Pandya and direct throw from Kyle Mayees ended Sanju Samson’s innings.

Axar Patel who was India’s last hope got out in the first ball of the 19th over to McCoy for 13. Arshdeep Singh 12(7) put a short fight but India fell short by 4 runs.

Jason Holder (2/19 in 4 overs) , Obed McCoy (2/28 in 4 overs) , Romario Shepherd (2/33 in 4 overs) and Akeal Hosein (1/17 in 4 overs) are the wicket takers for West Indies.

Player of the Match:- Jason Holder 2/19.

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