- India beat West Indies by six wickets
- Suryakumar Yadav scored 34 not out
Ind Vs WI, 1st T20: Team India defeated West Indies by six wickets in the first match. Suryakumar Yadav played an important role in India’s victory. Suryakumar scored an unbeaten 34 while batting brilliantly on the delicate occasion. During this, Surya, along with Venkatesh Iyer, added a flamboyant 48 runs to take India to the destination of victory.
After the end of the match, a picture is going viral on social media. In this picture where Suryakumar Yadav is seen resting with his head on the shoulder of Caribbean captain Kieron Pollard. At the same time, Pollard is seen having some conversation with the umpire.
It is worth noting that Suryakumar Yadav and Kieron Pollard represent Mumbai Indians in the IPL. Before the auction of IPL 2022, Mumbai had retained four players, including Pollard and Surya.
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Pooran’s innings wasted
Batting first after losing the toss at the Eden Gardens, the visiting team scored 157 runs for seven wickets. Wicket-keeper batsman Nicholas Pooran played the highest innings of 61 runs for West Indies. Ravi Bishnoi and Harshal Patel, who were debuting for India, took two wickets each.
In reply, India won the match by scoring 162 for four with seven balls to spare. Rohit Sharma played the highest innings of 40 runs in 19 balls. At the same time, young wicket-keeper batsman Ishan Kishan contributed 35 runs. In the last over, Suryakumar Yadav and Venkatesh Iyer gave the Indian team victory while batting brilliantly. Suryakumar 34 and Venkatesh Iyer remained unbeaten on 24.
Mumbai Indians bought only four players on the opening day of the mega auction held in Bengaluru. During this, he included Ishaan Kishan in his team for Rs 15.25 crore. After this, Mumbai on Sunday added players like Jofra Archer, Tim David to their team by paying a heavy price.