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West Indies have totally decimated the hosts and hunted the 191-run target in some style. Put into bat first, India posted 190-6 on scoreboard but Evin Lewis blasted an unbeaten 125 off 62 balls with as many as 12 sixes and six fours as the reigning World T20 champions knocked off the runs in only 18.3 overs.
Evin Lewis’ scored 125 runs which is Highest score in a chase in T20Is ,highest score for West Indies,
highest score vs India and 3rd Highest in T20Is.
India skipper Virat Kohli says that they could have added 25-30 runs extra. They were on track for a 220-plus target. Also ruins the dropped chances. Mentions that after giving a good start, one batsman had to bat through but failed to do so. Praises Karthik for his knock in the middle but reckons noone posted a big score. Feels that such matches are a good test of the team and they have to be patient with the new team. Adds that West Indies have a settled team and they are an experienced side as well. Overall he feels that the tour has been a positive one, they lost just one ODI and a lone T20I. Ends by saying that they enjoy coming here and that they will leave on a happy note.
Man of the Match, Evin Lewis says that it was a good game. Adds that he enjoys playing against a team like India. Reckons that it was the ODI defeats which were on his back of the mind. Mentions that it is always a pleasure to have Chris Gayle on the other side as it relieves pressure of him. Ends by saying that he will look to perform well in the future as well.
West Indies (WI) Scorecard
|Chris Gayle c MS Dhoni b Kuldeep Yadav||18||20||1||1|
|Evin Lewis not out||125||62||6||12|
|Marlon Samuels not out||36||29||5||1|
India (IND) Scorecard
|Virat Kohli (C) c Sunil Narine b Kesrick Williams||39||22||7||1|
|Shikhar Dhawan run out (Kesrick Williams)||23||12||5||0|
|Rishabh Pant c Chadwick Walton b Jerome Taylor||38||35||2||1|
|Dinesh Karthik b Marlon Samuels||48||29||5||3|
|MS Dhoni (W) c Marlon Samuels b Jerome Taylor||2||3||0||0|
|Kedar Jadhav c Sunil Narine b Kesrick Williams||4||4||0||0|
|Ravindra Jadeja not out||13||8||0||1|
|Ravichandran Ashwin not out||11||7||1||0|