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The second T20 match is being played between India and West Indies in Kolkata. Where West Indies won the toss and decided to bowl first. A strange incident happened during the fourth over of India’s innings. Actually, Sheldon Cottrell was doing the fourth over and Rohit Sharma went to play a pull shot on the very first ball but the ball remained in the pitch.
The ball was going towards the wicket after being hit by Rohit’s bat, but then the Indian captain prevented the ball from hitting the wicket without looking and was successful. At that time Rohit was batting on the score of 2.
In this way Rohit saved his wicket
Got life again on the next ball
The Indian captain got a big life on the next ball of the same over. Fielding at backward point, West Indies opener Brandon King dropped his very simple catch. Rohit Sharma survived getting out twice in two balls.
However, Rohit could not take advantage of the life he got and returned to the pavilion after scoring 19 runs in 18 balls. Roston Chase took Rohit’s wicket and was caught by Brandon King on point. In the first match, the captain of Team India played an innings of 40 runs in 19 balls.
India is ahead 1-0 in the series
In the first match, West Indies scored 157/7 after losing the toss and playing first. Nicholas Pooran scored the highest 61 runs. Ravi Bishnoi and Harshal Patel took two wickets each for India.
Team India had a target of 158 runs, which the team easily achieved by losing 4 wickets before 7 balls. Captain Rohit Sharma (40) was the top scorer in the win, while Suryakumar Yadav scored an unbeaten 34. This was the 7th consecutive win for the Indian team in this format.