Lauderhill. Team India led by Rohit Sharma is ahead 2-1 in the T20 series. The last 2 matches of the series (IND vs WI) are to be held in America from tomorrow. These matches are to be held at Lauderhill Ground in Florida. Even before this, the T20 match between India and West Indies has been played here. Indian team has a good record here. So she would like to retain it. There have been 4 matches between the two on this ground so far. Indian team has been successful in winning 2 matches. West Indies have won one match. The result of a match has not come. This is the last T20 series of the Indian team before the T20 Asia Cup. In such a situation, the team management would like to try more and more players.
The first T20 match between India and West Indies was played here on 27 August 2016. This match was won by West Indies in a thrilling fashion by one run. Playing first, West Indies had scored a huge score of 245 runs for 6 wickets. Evin Lewis scored the highest 100 runs. He faced 49 balls. Had hit 5 fours and 9 sixes. In reply, the Indian team could only manage 244 for 4 with the help of KL Rahul’s unbeaten 110. Rahul faced 51 balls. Was hit 12 fours and 5 sixes. The match played on 28 August had to be canceled due to rain.
Bowlers dominated in the last 2 matches
The third match was played on 3 August 2019. Playing first, the West Indies team could only score 95 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs. Kieron Pollard scored 49 runs in 49 balls. 2 fours and 4 sixes were hit. Fast bowler Navdeep Saini took 3 wickets for 17 runs in 4 overs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar also got 2 wickets. In response, the Indian team also had to struggle. The team achieved the target for 6 wickets in 17.2 overs. Rohit Sharma scored the highest 24 runs.
The last match was played on 4 August 2019. In this match, Team India had scored 167 runs for 5 wickets while playing first. Rohit Sharma scored 67 and Virat Kohli scored 28 runs. In response, the Windies team scored 98 for 4 wickets till 15.3 overs till the game was stopped due to rain. After this, India won by 22 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis rule. That is, here the new ball helps the fast bowlers. In such a situation, both the teams will have to play carefully in the beginning.
FIRST PUBLISHED : August 05, 2022, 12:48 IST