India managed to seal the series after winning the exciting final against West Indies in Cuttack. Fans celebrated India’s victory outside stadium. Virat Kohli led the team from the front to chase West Indies’ total 315. Rohit Sharma won the man of the series.
West Indies beat India in the second T20I in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram on December 08 by 8 wickets. The series is all level by 1-1 each heading into the decider game. The third T20I will be played in Mumbai on December 11. While addressing the post match press conference, the batsman of Indian Cricket Team, Shivam Dube spoke on his maiden T20I half-century.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced Men in Blue’s ODI and T20I squads for the forthcoming West Indies series.
India defeated West Indies by 257 runs on the fourth day of the second Test in Jamaica’s Kingston at Sabrina Park. With this win, India has won the two-match series 2-0 and they have moved to the top of World Test Championship standing with 120 points.
India ended day three of the second Test match at Jamaica’s Sabina Park in a dominant position after setting target of 468 for West Indies. In pursuit of 468, Windies got off to a poor start as the side lost its opener Kraigg Brathwaite (3) in the third over of the innings.
After suffering defeat in 1st Test against India, players flexed their muscles for 2nd and final Test match in Jamaica. Hosts have failed to win even a single match in the entire bi-lateral series. West Indies lost T20 series by 3-0 and ODIs by 2-0.
After winning the toss and putting India to bat on Day 1 of the first test match, the hosts (West Indies) utilised the bowling conditions in the first two sessions by sending India’s top order batsman back to the pavilion.
Ajinkya Rahane said, “The start of our inning initially was freaky as wicket was very tricky and sticky. I thought West Indies bowler did pretty well in that session.” “The partnership between me and KL Rahul was crucial in that particular situation.
Rains ruined the first ODI between India and West Indies and Duckworth Lewis method once again came into play in the second ODI resulting in India’s lead against the hosts.
India gained upper hand by defeating West Indies in both the T20s. Indian team is now eyeing ODI series to stay in the momentum. Players hit the ground to flex their muscles. Opener Shikhar Dhawan is back in the squad.