Kieron Pollard blamed the batsmen for the defeat

IND vs WI: Kieron Pollard has lashed out at his team’s batsmen after the defeat in the first T20 match. India and West Indies The 3-match T20 series has started between Today i.e. on Wednesday, the first match of this series was played at the Eden Garden ground in Kolkata, which the Indian team won by 6 wickets. Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and invited the Windies team to bat.

Batting first, the team led by Kieron Pollard scored 157 runs for the loss of 7 wickets. So Team India had to score 158 runs to win. The Indian team achieved this target in the 19th over due to the brilliant batting of Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav.

Kieron Pollard explained the reason for the defeat

West Indies team is considered to be the most deadly team in the 20 over format. But today West Indies’ performance in front of Team India proved to be very light. Especially in batting, the Windies batsmen are not seen in the rhythm since the ODI series itself. Now the West Indies captain after losing the first match of the T20 series Kieran Pollard (Kieron Pollard) says that due to the mistake of the batsmen, he has to face defeat in this match. he said that

“Between 6-15 overs we scored only 46 runs in 9 overs and if we had 18-20 more runs during that phase it would have been good for us to stay in the match.”

praise for bowlers

Rohit Sharma-IShan Kishan

After a quick start to the Indian innings, the West Indies bowlers took wickets continuously to get their team back for a few overs. Especially spin bowler Roston Chase took 2 wickets for just 14 runs in 4 overs. On the performance of the bowlers, Kieron Pollard says that

“The Indian batsmen had come a long way in the power play, but I felt the bowlers and the fielders held the match till the end. Different things are demanded at different times. India have quality bowlers and we have to play it the way we see it. We’re working hard to fix things up and then it’s just a matter of setting it up properly. The ball got wet and the bowlers were bowling a high full toss. This made it difficult for us to bowl. In the end it was a very good match of cricket.”