- India beat West Indies by 8 runs
- India won the series 2-0
Ind Vs Wi 2nd T-20: The second T20 match played between India and West Indies in Kolkata on Friday was quite thrilling. Team India made a big score while batting first, but due to the strong batting of West Indies, this match reached an exciting turn.
Team India finally won this match by 8 runs. India has now taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series, the third match will be played at this ground on the 20th and Team India will be eyeing 3-0.
West Indies needed 25 runs in the last over, Harshal Patel was bowling for India. West Indies had also hit two sixes but in the end it was only Team India who won. The beats in the last over were also increased because Rovman Powell and Kieran Pollard were batting to bat.
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Full thrill of the last over – 6 balls, 25 runs needed
• 19.1 overs: Powell takes one run
• 19.2 overs: Pollard takes one run
• 19.3 overs: Powell hits a six
• 19.4 overs: Powell hits a six of 102m
• 19.5 overs: Powell takes one run
• 19.6 overs: Pollard takes one run
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 18, 2022
India won the match by 8 runs. 2-0 unassailable lead in the three-match series.
West Indies needed 37 runs in the last 3 overs, at that time Nicholas Pooran and Rovman Powell were at the crease who were batting for a long time. In such a situation, it was a difficult time for India, but in the 18th over, Harshal Patel gave only 8 runs, after that Bhuvneshwar Kumar gave only 4 runs in the 19th over and took a wicket.
India’s score – 186/5, 20 overs
West Indies score – 178/3, 20 overs
Kohli-Pant and Iyer showed their strength
West Indies won the toss in this match, India batted first but Ishan Kishan failed once again. However, this time former captain Virat Kohli batted brilliantly. King Kohli once again appeared in blazing touch and scored 52 runs in 41 balls. In the end, Rishabh Pant, Venkatesh Iyer did a great partnership.
Rishabh Pant scored 52 runs in 28 balls, during which he hit 7 fours and a six. Apart from him, Venkatesh Iyer also scored 33 runs in just 18 balls and hit 4 fours, a six in his innings.
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Strong batting by West Indies
If we talk about West Indies’ innings, then India got success in the sixth over, Kyle Myers got success. Once again Nicholas Pooran batted brilliantly and scored his second consecutive fifty. Nicholas Pooran scored 62 runs in 41 balls, during which he hit 5 fours and 3 sixes.
But Rovman Powell became the biggest star from West Indies. Powell scored 68 runs in 36 balls. Powell hit 5 sixes in his innings and while on his crease, the beats of Team India had increased.