Pacer Romario Shepherd claimed 4/31, while Brandon King hammered an unbeaten 85 off 55 as West Indies beat India by eight wickets in the final T20I in Lauderhill, Florida on Sunday, August 13. With the win, the Windies clinched the five-match series 3-2 in emphatic fashion.
Yashasvi Jaiswal (84 not out off 51) and Shubman Gill (77 off 47) added 165 for the first wicket as India hammered West Indies by nine wickets in the fourth T20I at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground in Lauderhill, Florida on Saturday, August 12. With the thumping victory, India leveled the five-match series 2-2. The decider will be played at the same venue on Sunday, August 13.
Suryakumar Yadav returned to form with a fantastic 83 off 44 balls as India beat West Indies by seven wickets in the third ODI at the Providence Stadium in Guyana on Tuesday, August 8. Bowling first after losing the toss, India held the Windies to 159/5 as Kuldeep Yadav starred with 3/28. Suryakumar and Tilak Varma (49 not out off 37 balls) added 87 runs for the third wicket as India got home in 17.5 overs
West Indian batter Nicholas Pooran has been slapped with a 15% fine on his match fee for violating the Level 1 ICC Code of Conduct during the second T20I against India. The breach relates to Pooran's public criticism, which breaches Article 2.7 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel.
West Indies beat India by four runs in the first T20I at the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba, Trinidad on Thursday, August 3 to take the 1-0 lead in the five-match series. West Indies batted first after winning the toss and posted 149/6. India were expected to chase down the target, but they struggled to find the big hits with the wind blowing and were restricted to 145/9.
Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav claimed 4/6 while Ravindra Jadeja picked up 3/37 as India bulldozed West Indies by five wickets in opening one-dayer at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados on Thursday, July 27
Team India skipper Rohit Sharma hailed Mohammed Siraj for stepping up in senior pacers’ absence and doing a great job in the recently concluded Test series in West Indies. The 36-year-old added that while he does not want any specific individual to lead the attack, Siraj did a good job as leader of the bowling attack in West Indies.
Young Team India opener Yashasvi Jaiswal turned his Test debut into a memorable one, notching up a hundred in his very first appearance for India. He scored a brilliant 171 off 387 balls, a knock which featured 16 fours and a six. The 21-year-old was looking good for a double hundred when he was dismissed by nicking Alzarri Joseph to the keeper. Jaiswal stay at the crease lasted for over 500 minutes.
The Indian selectors on Wednesday, July 5 named the T20I squad for the five-match series to be played in West Indies from August 3 to 13. Young batters Tilak Varma and Yashasvi Jaiswal have earned their maiden call-ups on the back of some stupendous performances in the Indian Premier League (IPL).