Suryakumar YadavLast Wednesday, the first match of the T20 International series was played between India and West Indies. The match was played at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Three matches will be played in this T20 International series, out of which India has won the first match. During this match, Suryakumar Yadav encouraged Venkatesh Iyer. Let us tell you that Iyer and Yadav played unbeaten in this T20 match. Ravi Bishnoi played his T20 debut match yesterday in which he was adjudged the man of the match.
Suryakumar Yadav encouraged Iyer
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India won the first T20 International against West Indies by 6 wickets. After deciding to bowl first, India allowed the West Indies team to score only 157 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Ravi Bishnoi, playing the debut match, took 2 wickets for 17 runs while bowling brilliantly. In reply, India started with a bang and the opening pair of Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan together scored 50 runs in the first five overs.
Together they put on 64 runs for the first wicket. But after the powerplay, Team India’s innings faltered and 4 wickets fell within 50 runs. After which Suryakumar Yadav and Venkatesh Iyer together gave India victory. The duo shared an unbeaten 48-run partnership for the fifth wicket. During this, Suryakumar was seen encouraging his fellow batsman Venkatesh Iyer, so that he remained at the crease till the end. Suryakumar Yadav’s voice was recorded in the stump mic, in which he is saying that you have to win this match for India. In a video going viral on social media, Suryakumar is seen saying, “Venky tere ko game jeetana hai.”
How was the first match of T20 International
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India played three matches T20 In the first match of the series, they defeated West Indies by six wickets. With this, he has also taken a 1-0 lead in the series. Batting first after losing the toss, West Indies scored 157 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. Nicholas Pooran scored 61 runs in 43 balls. Apart from this, Kyle Myers scored 31 runs and captain Pollard played an unbeaten innings of 24 runs in 19 balls.
India chased down the target in 18.5 overs for the loss of four wickets. Captain Rohit Sharma played a stormy innings of 40 runs in 19 balls. Apart from this, Suryakumar Yadav remained unbeaten on 34 runs in 18 balls and Venkatesh Iyer 24 runs off 13 balls. Venkatesh and Suryakumar shared an unbeaten 48-run partnership off 26 balls. Venkatesh gave victory in the 19th over with a six off the fifth ball of Fabian Allen. Roston Chase got two wickets for West Indies. At the same time, Sheldon Cottrell and Fabian Allen took one wicket each.