IND vs WI 5th T20: India Beat Won The Series By 4-1

IND vs WI 5th T20: India Beat Won The Series By 4-1
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IND vs WI 5th T20: India defeated West Indies In The Fifth T20I and with that won the series by 4-1 India beat West Indies in the fifth T20I by 88 runs. India scored 188 runs for seven in 20 overs and bundled out the Caribbean team for 100 runs in 15.4 overs.

India defeated West Indies in the fifth and final T20 match. In this way, India won the series of 5 T20 matches by 4-1. Indian all-rounder Axar Patel was adjudged man of the series, while young fast bowler Arshdeep Singh was adjudged man of the match. Regular Indian captain Rohit Sharma was not playing in this match. Hardik Pandya captained the Indian team in the absence of Rohit Sharma.

This match was a question of prestige for the West Indies, which had already lost the series, so the Caribbean team came up with a new strategy to hit the target like a mountain. But this trick proved to be the opposite. In the very first over, they got a severe blow. Actually, Jason Holder bats and bowls fast in the lower order. The former Test captain returned to the limited-overs team after a long time. Holder, known for his quick batting, was sent to open the innings for the West Indies. It was expected that he would put pressure on the Indian bowlers by hitting shots and taking advantage of the powerplay, but Axar Patel, who came to bowl the first over, dealt him in just three balls.

Indian team scored 188 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs

Electing to bat after winning the toss, the Indian team scored 188 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs. Shreyas Iyer scored 64 runs in 40 balls for India. Apart from this, Deepak Hooda scored 38 runs, and captain Hardik Pandya scored 28 runs. At the same time, the rest of the batsmen including Dinesh Karthik could not do much.

Odeon Smith was the most successful bowler for West Indies. He took 3 wickets for 33 runs in 4 overs.

Indian spinners took all 10 wickets

Chasing India’s 188 runs, the West Indies team was reduced to just 100 runs in 15.4 overs. Shimron Hetmyer contributed 56 runs in 35 balls for the West Indies. Apart from this, 5 West Indies batsmen failed to open their accounts. Ravi Bishnoi took 4 wickets for India. At the same time, Kuldeep Yadav and Axar Patel took 3-3 wickets in their name.

This magical bowler returned to the team: Hardik Pandya was leading the team in the fifth T20 match against West Indies. He gave a place in the playing 11 to the magical spinner Kuldeep Yadav in this match. Kuldeep Yadav played his last match for Team India in February this year. At the same time, when Kuldeep got a chance in Team India against South Africa last time, he was out of the series due to injury. Kuldeep Yadav has become a part of Team India’s playing 11 for the first time after IPL 2022. Kuldeep Yadav may not have got a chance to play in this series yet, but he is in excellent form at the moment. In IPL 2022, Kuldeep won everyone’s heart with his game and made a place in Team India. Kuldeep Yadav took 21 wickets in 14 matches of IPL 2022 and was also very economical.