WI vs IND Match highlights
The highlights of the match were opener Brandon King (85*) and Player of the Series Nicholas Pooran (47) as the West Indies successfully chased down India’s total of 165/9 with two overs to spare, ensuring the Caribbean team a 3-2 series triumph.
It was the West Indies’ first T20I series victory against India since 2017, and the loss ended India’s unbeaten record of 12 straight bilateral series, as the Asian squad suffered their first series loss in men’s T20Is in almost two years. Went.
It was a fortuitous triumph for the West Indies, who failed to qualify for this year’s ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup in India and have instead focused on the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup next year. He will co-host the event with the United States.
Emotions ran high in the West Indies locker room following the victory, and skipper Rovman Powell claimed the team was delighted with their efforts.
Powell said:- “It’s difficult to put words to it. Adjectives are inadequate in describing how we feel. The guys are elated. It’s a big series. You mention all the stuff that is going on in West Indies cricket, so it’s a very big series for us to beat India at home”.
While India was upset to lose the series, they may take heart in the fact that they gave some fresh faces a chance over the five matches and unearthed a handful of players who look to have promising careers ahead.
In the T20I component of the series, inexperienced duo Yashasvi Jaiswal and Tilak Varma were among India’s best run scorers, while right-arm bowler Mukesh Kumar bowled impressively at times throughout the Caribbean visit.
Rahul dravid Said:- “We did well to come from 0-2 down, but we just couldn’t close out the series today,” Dravid said.
“We made a few mistakes along the way if you look at the five games, but that can happen.
“It is a young team and a developing team so there are going to be times when we have our ups and downs.
“Of course we are disappointed…credit to the West Indies as they are a good T20 side and playing in their home conditions they play particularly well.”