“Nicholas showed his consistency. Rovman Powell showed he wants to be there” – Kieron pollard

West Indies lost the third Twenty20 match of the Indian series today. Accordingly, India won the Twenty20 tournament 3-0 and the ODI series 3-0.

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard won the toss and elected to field. Holder was able to remove Ruturaj Gaikwad for the first wicket. Iyer and Kishan then had a successful partnership and Chase managed to break it. Skipper Sharma scored 07 runs.

However, Suryakumar Yadav and Venkatesh Iyer, who played fast innings, managed to score 90 runs in the last five overs.Shreyas Iyer scored 35 off 19 balls and Suryakumar 65 off 31 balls.

In bowling, Holder, shepherd, chase, Walsh jr and Drakes split one wicket each. India scored 184 runs for the loss of 05 wickets at the end of 20 overs..

The West Indies batsmen did not get off to a good start as they chased down a target of 185, with Mayers trailing by 06 runs and Hope by 08 runs. However, pooran and Powell had a successful partnership and Powell was out for 25 runs. Captain pollard also failed to make an impact in this match and he was dismissed for 05 runs.

Holder was out for 2 and Chase was out for 12, with Romero Shepard assisting pooran, who had scored 29 when he was dismissed. Nicholas pooran, who scored his eighth half-century, scored 61 off 47 balls.

However, the West Indies were unsuccessful in the final five overs, scoring only 42 runs for the loss of 03 wickets. West Indies were bowled out for 167 in 20 overs for the loss of 09 wickets. India won by 17 runs.

Commenting after the match, skipper Pollard said the game had changed in the last five overs. In addition, Nicholas pooran and Powell played very well and pooran showed consistency.

” We were in the game for 15 overs, but we gave them 85 odd in the last five. We did have a good start with the bat. Nicholas showed his consistency. Rovman Powell showed he wants to be there. Coming to India is going to be difficult but the way the boys responded was good to see. For us from the T20 perspective, these guys are getting opportunities and they are putting in the hard yards.”

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