India vs West Indies 5th T20I: The West Indies team won the last match of the 5-match T20 series against India by 9 wickets and also won the series 3-2. In the 5th T20 match, the Indian team had given a target of 166 runs to the Windies team, which they achieved at the loss of 2 wickets in 18 overs. Brandon King scored an unbeaten 85 runs for the team. At the same time, an inning of 47 runs was also seen with the bat of Nicholas Pooran.
Myers returned early, pavilion king and Puran scored fast runs
Chasing the target of 166 runs, the start of the West Indies team was not good in this match. The team lost its first wicket in the form of Kyle Myers on just 12 runs. After this, Nicholas Pooran, who came out to bat, started batting positively, forgetting the failure of the last 2 innings.
Puran hit a six in the first over of Arshdeep Singh as soon as he came, while after that Hardik Pandya started moving the score rapidly with 2 consecutive sixes in the over. Together, Puran and King took the team’s score to 61 for the loss of 1 wicket in the first 6 overs.
From here, both continued the process of scoring runs at a rapid pace and made the match completely one-sided. After this, when the match was stopped after 12.3 overs due to bad weather, the Windies team’s score was 117 runs at the loss of 1 wicket. After this, with the start of the game, the Windies team got another blow in the form of Puran, who became the victim of Tilak Verma after playing an innings of 47 runs.
Brandon King finishes the match and wins the series for the West Indies
Shai Hope, who came on the field to support Brandon King after Nicholas Pooran returned to the pavilion, did not let the run pace slow down. Brandon King also continued the process of scoring runs from the other end and took the team to the target in 18 overs in this match. Brandon King played an unbeaten inning of 85 runs while Hope also scored 22 runs. In bowling from India, Arshdeep Singh and Tilak Verma got 1-1 wickets.
Suryakumar Yadav played half-century for India
If we talk about the Indian team’s innings in this match, Suryakumar Yadav’s brilliant innings of 61 runs was seen in it. Only innings of 5 and 9 runs were seen from the bat of Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shubman Gill. Tilak Verma definitely played an inning of 27 runs. Captain Hardik Pandya 14 and Sanju Samson could only manage to score 13 runs. In bowling for the Windies team, Romario Shepherd took 4 wickets while Jason Holder and Akil Hussain took 2-2 wickets.
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