The first match of the three-match T20I series was played between India and West Indies at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad, in which India won. Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 94-run helped India beat West Indies by 6 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20 series. In this match, Indian team captain Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bowl. In this way, West Indies scored 207 runs losing 5 wickets in 20 overs. At the same time, Team India achieved this target in 18.4 overs. India scored 209 runs losing 4 wickets in 18.4 overs, with Virat Kohli alone scoring 94, KL Rahul scoring 62 runs. It is India’s biggest run chase win in T20 International cricket.
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In the second innings, Indian opener batsman Rohit Sharma disappointed and he was dismissed by scoring only 8 runs. The catch of Rohit Sharma was caught on the boundary by Hetmyer. KL Rahul and Virat Kohli together completed 100 runs in 12 overs. India got the second blow in the form of KL Rahul when he was caught by Pollard at the ball of Pierre after playing a 62-run innings. Virat Kohli scored 94 runs in 50 balls. On the other hand, Rishabh Pant, who once again came to bat at number four, was dismissed for 18 runs in 9 balls. Cottrell gets Pant caught out by Holder.
14 T20 International matches have been played between India and West Indies so far. Of these, 8 matches have been won by the Indian team, while 5 matches have been won by the Caribbean team. At the same time, one match was resultless. In 2009, the T20 war between these teams started, in which West Indies won.