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West Indies vs India, 2nd T20I Match Summary

WI vs IND, 2019 - T20 Summary

West Indies vs India Scorecard
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Match Ended   
98/4 (15.3/20)
167/5 (20.0/20)
India beat West Indies by 22 runs (D/L method)
IND 167/5
Bat Top Batsmen
67 (51)
  • 6x4s
  • 3x6s
  • 131.37SR
28 (23)
  • 1x4s
  • 1x6s
  • 121.73SR
Bowl Top Bowlers
4
OVERS
25/2
R/W
Bowler
ECON 6.75
4
OVERS
27/2
R/W
WI 98/4
Bat Top Batsmen
54 (34)
  • 6x4s
  • 3x6s
  • 158.82SR
19 (34)
  • 1x4s
  • 0x6s
  • 55.88SR
Bowl Top Bowlers
Bowler
ECON 6.57
3.3
OVERS
23/2
R/W
2
OVERS
7/1
R/W
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That will be it from this match. The final T20I is on 6th August in Guyana. Do join us at 1030 local (1430 GMT) for all the action. Until then, it's goodbye and cheers!
Victorious Indian skipper, Virat Kohli says that they had a really clinical game today. Feels the wicket was always going to be best at the start and reckons it was a good finish by Krunal and Jadeja. Adds that it slowed down towards the end but glad that they got to 160-plus. He is happy with the way they bowled. Further says that winning the first two games gives them the chance to try out new players. Mentions that winning is always a priority and they want to play expressive cricket. States that closing the series with one game to go gives them a cushion but they are not going to take the last game lightly. Kohli is all praise for Washington Sundar. Lauds him for showing composure in the Powerplay and tells that he is handy with the bat as well. Further says that he is executing his plans really well and is looking quite lean and fit. Tells that he is expecting big crowd in Guyana where he hasn't played before and he is looking forward to the experience.
KRUNAL PANDYA IS THE MAN OF THE MATCH! Says that it has been good two games for them and it's a different experience playing here in USA. Adds that he has been doing that for his team in the Indian T20 League or wherever he plays. Feels it's important to be in good frame of mind and is happy with the way he bowled. Adds that both the trades go together, . Tells that he was trying to bowl outside the off stump as the wicket was double-paced with some balls sticking and some skidding.
After a long wait, we are ready for the presentation. Carlos Brathwaite comes up first! Starts by saying that they didn't get the start they wanted with the ball but pulled things back really well. Feels that they had a solid platform and would have given a real shot at the end although it was a difficult task. Praises Rovman Powell for his knock and tells that there was a little bit of improvement from yesterday. Adds that the plan was to send Pollard later to finish the game. Wants the batting order to be flexible and batting wise it's really close to where they want it to be. States that consistency from his side is what he is looking for.
The Men in Blue were brilliant with the ball in the Powerplay. Washington Sundar was excellent in his spell of three overs along with Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Khaleel Ahmed and Navdeep Saini proved to be expensive today but it's not as if they bowled too badly. With the series already in the bag, we might see India trying out the other players in their squad in the final T20I.
In reply, the hosts once again faltered with the bat at the start. The move to send Sunil Narine flopped as rather than giving a quickfire start, he consumed too many balls. After losing two wickets cheaply, Nicholas Pooran and Rovman Powell put together a 76-run stand to do the recovery job. Pooran, though, was very slow in his knock and as a result, the asking rate kept on mounting. The 14th over bowled by Krunal where he nipped out both the set batsmen threw the home team in a precarious situation and then the rain came to deny the likes of Kieron Pollard and Shimron Hetmyer a shot at the target.
Right then, INDIA WIN BY 22 RUNS (DLS method) to take an unassailable lead in the 3-match series. It was a much better batting performance by India although the middle order still needs to find a way to score runs. Powered by the contributions from the top three and a late cameo by Krunal Pandya, India posted a daunting target in front of West Indies on a sluggish surface.
Update 1423 local - Play has been officially CALLED OFF! The conditions only got worse and it started to rain heavily leaving the umpires with no option but to end it.
Update 1400 local - It has started to rain now! It looks doubtful that we will have any more play in this match. Let's wait and hope for the best.
Update 1337 local - What's happening there? The covers are coming on and the players are leaving the field. It's not raining yet. We are hearing that it's a precautionary measure as there is a warning for lightning. It's quite windy at the moment. The DLS par score at this stage is 120 and West Indies are well behind. Let's hope that the players will be back on the ground soon.
15.3
2
Krunal Pandya To Kieron Pollard
Hangs back and punches it to extra cover. It spins past Saini inside the ring and the batsmen take two.
15.2
1
Krunal Pandya To Shimron Hetmyer
Shortish and on off, it's chipped over covers for one.
15.1
0
Krunal Pandya To Shimron Hetmyer
Play and a miss! Shortish and wide outside off, Hetmyer tries to cut but misses.
Over 15 : 95/4
6 Runs
  • 014.1
  • 414.2
  • 014.3
  • 114.4
  • 114.5
  • 014.6
K. Pollard
6 (7)
S. Hetmyer
5 (2)
R. Jadeja
1-0-6-0
14.6
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Kieron Pollard
Flatter on middle, helped to mid-wicket. Dot to end the over.
14.5
1
Ravindra Jadeja To Shimron Hetmyer
DROPPED BY KOHLI! A long hop on middle, Hetmyer pulls it in the air at mid-wicket and Kohli dives to his left inside the ring. He gets it in his grasp but fails to hang on. A single is taken. Will this cost India?
14.4
1
Ravindra Jadeja To Kieron Pollard
Aerial but safe! This one stops a bit onto the batsman after landing around off, Pollard is early into the shot and ends up pushing it back uppishly. Jadeja dives across to his left but it goes under his left hand and the batsmen take a run.
14.3
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Kieron Pollard
Nearly a drag on! Flatter delivery, short and on off, Pollard tries whipping across the line but gets a bottom edge. It goes on one bounce to the keeper.
14.2
4
Ravindra Jadeja To Kieron Pollard
FOUR! Powered away! Flatter one, on middle, Pollard lines up the delivery and hammers it over the bowler's head for a boundary at long on.
14.1
0
Ravindra Jadeja To Kieron Pollard
Quicker one, short and on off, Pollard punches it back to the off side and Jadeja runs to make the stop.
Ravindra Jadeja, finally, is unleashed into the attack. Also, it has gone very dark out there. Angry clouds staring down at the stadium.
Over 14 : 89/4
6 Runs
  • 1 WD13.1
  • 013.1
  • W13.2
  • 013.3
  • 113.4
  • W13.5
  • 413.6
S. Hetmyer
4 (1)
K. Pollard
1 (2)
K. Pandya
3-0-20-2
13.6
4
Krunal Pandya To Shimron Hetmyer
FOUR! Slapped away! Short in length and wide outside off, enough room there for Hetmyer to whack it through backward point for a boundary. Outstanding over by Krunal, 6 runs and 2 wickets from it.
Shimron Hetmyer walks in next at number 6.
13.5
W
Krunal Pandya To Rovman Powell OUT!
OUT! That's hitting the stumps and Krunal Pandya has turned this chase completely in India's favour. Both the set batsmen are back in the hut leaving West Indies in a precarious situation. Pandya dishes out an arm ball on middle and it skids on to ping Powell on the front pad as he fails to play it out. They appeal and the finger has gone up. Rovman takes the referral but it's of no use. The Hawk Eye shows that it has hit him in line and is going on to destroy the stumps.
Shout for an lbw! Given. That looks plumb but Rovman Powell wants to review it.
13.4
1
Krunal Pandya To Kieron Pollard
Pollard has played it towards mid-wicket. They pick up a single.
13.3
0
Krunal Pandya To Kieron Pollard
Flatter and on off, defended from the back foot.
Kieron Pollard arrives.
13.2
W
Krunal Pandya To Nicholas Pooran OUT!
OUT! Excellent catch by Manish Pandey, lovely piece of athleticism by him. Pandya delivers it flat and a touch short around off, Pooran fetches it from there and tries to pump it over long on. But he gets more height than distance on his shot. Pandey settles himself near the rope to catch the ball and then tosses it up as he crosses the fence. He then returns to catch it again. An uncharacteristic knock by Nicholas is over, bringing an end to a 76-run stand. 84 needed more off 40 balls.
13.1
0
Krunal Pandya To Nicholas Pooran
Slower one, skidding down, Pooran tries to play the reverse sweep but misses. It hits him on the body.
13.1
wd
Krunal Pandya To Nicholas Pooran
Wide! Krunal sees the movement from the batsman and bowls it wide outside off. But it's way wide outside off and called a wide.
15 OV
6 Runs
R. Jadeja to K. Pollard S. Hetmyer
  • 014.1
  • 414.2
  • 014.3
  • 114.4
  • 114.5
  • 014.6
14 OV
6 Runs
K. Pandya to N. Pooran K. Pollard R. Powell S. Hetmyer
  • 1 WD13.1
  • 013.1
  • W13.2
  • 013.3
  • 113.4
  • W13.5
  • 413.6
13 OV
8 Runs
N. Saini to N. Pooran R. Powell
  • 112.1
  • 112.2
  • 012.3
  • 112.4
  • 5 NB12.5
  • 012.5
  • 012.6
12 OV
9 Runs
K. Pandya to R. Powell N. Pooran
  • 1 WD11.1
  • 011.1
  • 111.2
  • 111.3
  • 011.4
  • 011.5
  • 611.6
11 OV
4 Runs
K. Ahmed to R. Powell N. Pooran
  • 010.1
  • 010.2
  • 1 WD10.3
  • 110.3
  • 010.4
  • 110.5
  • 110.6
10 OV
5 Runs
K. Pandya to R. Powell N. Pooran
  • 19.1
  • 09.2
  • 19.3
  • 29.4
  • 09.5
  • 19.6
9 OV
11 Runs
W. Sundar to R. Powell N. Pooran
  • 68.1
  • 18.2
  • 08.3
  • 18.4
  • 18.5
  • 28.6
8 OV
10 Runs
N. Saini to N. Pooran R. Powell
  • 17.1
  • 07.2
  • 47.3
  • 47.4
  • 17.5
  • 07.6
7 OV
11 Runs
K. Ahmed to N. Pooran R. Powell
  • 06.1
  • 16.2
  • 66.3
  • 06.4
  • 06.5
  • 46.6
6 OV
9 Runs
N. Saini to N. Pooran R. Powell
  • 05.1
  • 45.2
  • 15.3
  • 05.4
  • 05.5
  • 45.6
5 OV
7 Runs
K. Ahmed to N. Pooran R. Powell
  • 14.1
  • 44.2
  • 14.3
  • 04.4
  • 04.5
  • 14.6
4 OV
1 Runs
B. Kumar to N. Pooran
  • 03.1
  • 03.2
  • 03.3
  • 03.4
  • 03.5
  • 13.6
3 OV
1 Runs
W. Sundar to N. Pooran S. Narine
  • 02.1
  • 02.2
  • 1 LB2.3
  • 02.4
  • 02.5
  • W2.6
2 OV
6 Runs
B. Kumar to E. Lewis N. Pooran S. Narine
  • 01.1
  • 1 WD1.2
  • W1.2
  • 11.3
  • 01.4
  • 21.5
  • 21.6
1 OV
1 Runs
W. Sundar to S. Narine
  • 00.1
  • 1 WD0.2
  • 00.2
  • 00.3
  • 00.4
  • 00.5
  • 00.6
Match Info
  • Venue Central Broward Regional Park Stadium, Lauderhill, Florida
  • Weather Rainy
  • Toss Indiawon the toss and elected to bat
  • Result India beat West Indies by 22 runs (D/L method)
  • Player of the Match Krunal Pandya
  • Umpire Gregory Brathwaite (WI), Nigel Duguid (WI) and Leslie Reifer (WI)
  • Referee Jeff Crowe (NZ)
Match Notes
  • Innings Break: India 167/5 in 20.0 overs
  • India 153/5 in 19.1 overs
  • India 104/1 in 12.1 overs
  • R Sharma 17th T20I fifty: 50 runs in 40 balls (5x4) (2x6)
  • Mandatory Power play (1-6): India 52/0
  • 1st wkt Partnership: 51 off 35 balls between R Sharma (35) and S Dhawan (12)
  • India 51/0 in 5.5 overs
  • Referral 1 (0.5 ovs): WI against S Dhawan (Caught) Unsuccessful (IND: 1, WI: 0)
  • Rain Stoppage: West Indies 98/4 in 15.3 overs
  • S Hetmyer dropped on 5 by V Kohli in 14.5 overs
  • West Indies 85/4: R Powell lbw b K Pandya 54(34)
  • Referral 1 (13.5 ovs): R Powell against IND (LBW) Unsuccessful (IND: 1, WI: 0)
  • R Powell 2nd T20I fifty: 50 runs in 30 balls (5x4) (3x6)
  • 3rd wkt Partnership: 50 off 37 balls between N Pooran (13) and R Powell (37)
  • West Indies 52/2 in 8.1 overs
  • Mandatory Power play (1-6): West Indies 25/2
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PlayerRunsAvg.
Kieron Pollard WI11557.50
Virat Kohli IND10635.33
Rohit Sharma IND9145.50
Rovman Powell WI9045.00
Rishabh Pant IND6934.50
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Navdeep Saini IND57.09
Sheldon Cottrell WI45.91
Oshane Thomas WI47.08
Bhuvneshwar Kumar IND35.00
Krunal Pandya IND36.78
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