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Bowlers Star As India Clinch T20I Series Against West Indies


(MENAFN- Khaleej Times)

Published: Sat 6 Aug 2022, 10:54 PM

Bowlers starred as India defeated the West Indies by 59 runs in the fourth T20 International in Lauderhill, USA, on Saturday, to clinch the series.

India had won the first game by 68 runs before West Indies won by five wickets to level the series. India then scored a seven-wicket win to take a 2-1 lead. The last T20I is on Sunday, 6.30 pm UAE Time.

Earlier, southpaw Rishabh Pant top scored for India as they posted 191-5.

The wicketkeeper-batsman made 44 from 31 deliveries with six boundaries. Opener and captain Rohit Sharma smashed 33 from just 16 balls with three sixes and two boundaries, while his opening partner Suryakumar Yadav too was aggressive in a 14-ball 24 that had two sixes and a boundary.

Sanju Samson scored an unbeaten 30 from 23 deliveries with two boundaries and a six, while Axar Patel clubbed an eight-ball unbeaten 20 with two sixes and a four.

Deepak Hooda made 21 from 19 balls with two fours.

West Indies skipper Nicholas Pooran won the toss and elected to field. The start of the match was delayed by 45 minutes due to bad weather but no overs were lost.

India made three changes, bringing in Ravi Bishnoi, Axar Patel and Sanju Samson for R Ashwin, Hardik Pandya and Shreyas Iyer, while West Indies remained unchanged.

Brief scores:

India beat West Indies by 59 runs

India: 191-5 (Rishabh Pant 44, Rohit Sharma 33, Suryakumar Yadav 24, Sanju Samson 30 not out, Deepak Hooda 21, Axar Patel 20 not out, Alzarri Joseph 2-29, Obed McCoy 2-66)

West Indies: 132 all out in 19.1 overs (Nicholas Pooran 24, Rovman Powell 24, Shimron Hetmyer 19, Arshdeep Singh 3-12, Avesh Khan 2-17, Ravi Bishnoi 2-27, Axar Patel 2-48)

Toss: West Indies

Next match: Sunday, 6.30 pm UAE Time

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