India vs West Indies Score 1st T20, IND vs WI: Dinesh Karthik, Krunal Pandya script India’s tricky victory over Caribbeans

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New Delhi | Updated: November 4, 2018 11:36:23 pm

India vs West Indies Score 1st T20, IND vs WI streaming: India Sunday registered a five-wicket victory over West Indies in a T20 International played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

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India vs West Indies Score 1st T20 and streaming: India Sunday registered a five-wicket victory over West Indies in a T20 International played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. The victory came on the back of debutant Krunal Pandya’s flourish and Dinesh Karthik’s poise here Sunday. Wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav (3/13) led the Indian bowlers’ fine show to restrict 109 for eight after being asked to bat by India in the first T20 International at the Eden Gardens on Sunday.

The venue was of significant importance to the visitors who won the T20 World Cup final here against England two years ago with a thrilling finish. This is the first time when Windies is playing a bilateral T20 series in India and stakes will be high for both the sides.

MSK Prasad-led selection committee had picked a relatively young side as India is set to play first T20 International at home without MS Dhoni. Krunal Pandya is set to make his international debut after being picked in the initial 12-man squad and Rishabh Pant gets another chance to push his case for a place in next year’s 50-over World Cup squad. The lack of bowling options in the first six will once again trouble the Indian skipper.

West Indies, on the other hand, was given a major blow as Andre Russell was ruled out of the series with an injury. Interestingly, Kieron Pollard will be playing his first T20I in India after featuring in the Indian Premier League and Champions League T20 for nearly a decade.


Squads for IND vs WI 1st T20:

India – Rohit Sharma(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, Rishabh Pant(w), Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, K Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Shreyas Iyer, Umesh Yadav, Shahbaz Nadeem.

Windies – Rovman Powell, Nicholas Pooran, Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Denesh Ramdin(w), Sherfane Rutherford, Kieron Pollard, Carlos Brathwaite(c), Fabian Allen, Keemo Paul, Oshane Thomas, Khary Pierre, Obed McCoy.

Financial Express Commentary

West Indies in India, 3 T20I Series, 2018Eden Gardens, Kolkata 20 June 2021

India 110/5 (17.5)


West Indies 109/8 (20.0)

Match Ended ( Day - 1st T20I ) India beat West Indies by 5 wickets

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22:25 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Men in Blue win by 5 wickets

Team India defeated West Indies by 5 wickets to go 1-0 up in the series. After getting out for 110 runs, visitors at one point of time was looking favourites to win the match. However, hosts played well to win the match with 13 balls remaining.  For India, Dinesh Karthik was the top scorer with 31 runs, while Kuldeep Yadav took three wickets. For visitors Carlos Brathwaite top scored with 27 runs. He along with O Thomas also took 2 wickets each.   

22:11 (IST)04 Nov 2018
India lose fifth wicket

India lose fifth wicket as Manish Pandey goes for 19 runs.  With 16 runs required of 24 balls now, hosts seems to have upper. Visitors are truly plying well to make india work hard for runs. Ar the moment while Dinesh Pandeya is batting on 30 runs, Krunal Pandeya is batting on 11 runs.

21:58 (IST)04 Nov 2018
India 55-4 after 10 overs

India are 55-4 after 10 overs. It has been a bumpy ride for team India so far. The four top order batsmen - Dhawan, Sharma, Pant and Rahul - have failed to shine. A couple of more wickets and team will be in a spot of bother. Stick to this space for more interesting updates.

21:37 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Lokesh Rahul departs, India 45-4

That's not what India must have thought 6 overs ago. Lokesh Rahul have also departed. The out of form top order batsman was looking to hit a boundary. However, he was caught by Darren Bravo. The match has turned a bit interesting now. Karthik expected come in at sixth spot.

21:32 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Pant departs

Rishabh Pant also departs! India are 3 down now. This match is certainly not going to be a one-sided affair. WI bowlers are putting up a good fight in retrun. This is superb bowling from Caribbeans. Lets see who comes in at 5th spot.

21:20 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Dhawan out!

Shikhar Dhawan failed to shine again. The strugling Indian opener has departed earlier than expected. He was clean bowled by Oshane. The match has turned interesting after the fall of two wickets. It's Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul on the crease now.

21:15 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Rohit Sharma departs!

Oh! Skipper Rohit Sharma has departed early today. The man who loves Eden Gardens has left the spectators disappointed. This was certainly not his day as he was first given not out by the Umpire. Braithwaite then went upstairs for review - which was successful. Pant is expected to come out third.

21:15 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Rohit Sharma departs

Oh! Skipper Rohit Sharma has departed early today. The man who loves Eden Gardens has left the spectators disappointed. This was certainly not his day as he was first given not out by the Umpire. Braithwaite then went upstairs for review - which was successful. Pant is expected to come out third.

20:55 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan open for India

Skipper Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan have opened the innings for India. The two players will lead India's mission to chase the target of 109 run.  Sharma have been in a fine touch and Eden Gardens is known to be his favourite ground. Stick to this space for all the updates.

20:46 (IST)04 Nov 2018
India restrict WI for 107 after 20 overs

Well, it was a dismal performance from the West Indies side as they could only manage to put up 109 run on board.  Kuldeep Yadav, who picked up 3 wickets, was the best performer for India. Umesh Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Khaleel Ahmed and Jasprit Bumrah also picked up one wicket each. For WI's batsmen, Fabian Allen was the top-scorer with 27 runs.

20:37 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Will WI survive complete 20 overs?

WI team has to face two overs with two wickets in hand. The team is struggling. It remains to be seen if the tail-enders will be able to pull off. The WI need at least 120 run on board to put up a fighting total.

20:28 (IST)04 Nov 2018
First T20 wicket for Khaleel Ahmed

Khaleel Ahmed has taken his first wicket in T20 cricket. The youngster has removed Fabian Allen who was in fine touch. Allen departs for 27 (20). Ahmed is a happy man today.

20:26 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Kuldeep Yadav removes Carlos Brathwaite; WI seven down

Skipper Carlos Brathwaite too failed to shine. He was removed by Umesh Yadav at a personal score of 13. The Carribeans are struggling to get past 100 run mark. This is unfortunate for defending champions.

19:59 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Caribbeans lose 5th wicket

Caribbeans have lost fifth wickets as Darren Bravo goes for five runs. Half the team is now back in the pavilion with the scoreboard reading 53/5 in 11.3 overs . Powell and Brathwaite at the crease. Huge task for them to bring the side back int the match. One of them must stay till the end to help West Indies put a competitive score on board.

19:54 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Big break through for India

Its a big breakthrough for India as Kieron Pollart goes for 14 runs. Visitors have lost their fouthy wicket. They are in spot of bother now. India trying hard to restrict visitors at low score.

19:39 (IST)04 Nov 2018
After 7 overs

West Indies 34/3

Darren Bravo: 2* (4 balls)

Kieron Pollard: 5* (16)

19:31 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Big one! Bumrah removes Hetmayer

Jasprit Bumhar strikes in his first over. The top India pacer has removed the very dangerous Hetmayer. It was a catch well taken by Dinesh Karthik.

19:23 (IST)04 Nov 2018
That's not what WI's Hope for! An unfortunate run out

There was a big misunderstanding between Shai Hope and Shimron Hetmyer. And as a result, Hope has to walk out. He was in fine touch today. The opener departs for a personal score of 13. With this, WI's have lost both their openers.  We may see the big man - Kieron Pollard - as WI's next batsman.

19:18 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Yadav draws first blood, removes Ramdin

Umesh Yadav has striked to get rid of Denesh Ramdin. This was the break India were looking at the start of the innings. The Indian side is celebrating. However, the man-in-form, Shimron Hetmyer is likely to be the number three batsman and can bring with him a big headache for India.

19:14 (IST)04 Nov 2018
A good initial start for WI

The West Indies have started on a good note.  Both Yadav and Ahmed have suffered boundaries in their first overs. They desperately need a wicket. The score: WI - 16/0 after 2 overs.

19:10 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Hope, Ramdin open the innings for WI

Hope and Ramdin have come out to open the innings for Carribeans. For India, Umesh Yadav have opened with the ball. Khaleel Ahmed, the debutante, is expected to deliver the second over. It will certainly be a special day for him.

18:48 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Bravo, Pollard and Andre Russell - India can't take Brathwaite-led team lightly

It will not be an easy task for India against the Carlos Brathwaite-led team as the two-month long series begin its final leg, giving the visitors a chance to regain some pride. Brathwaite will be back at the same venue where he hit four consecutive sixes off Ben Stokes to break the hearts of English fans by winning their second World Twenty20 title in 2016. The Windies, who missed the big names in the Test and ODI series, will be bolstered by the arrival of star players Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard and Andre Russell, who will be back at his IPL home venue. PTI

18:44 (IST)04 Nov 2018
No Dhoni, Kohli today

India, for the first time, will be without the figure with a monumental body of work when they face West Indies in the opening T20 International Sunday. Less than a week after two-time World Cup-winning skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was left out of India's T20I squad, captain Virat Kohli has said he remains an integral part of India's plans. Chief selector MSK Prasad also said that it was not the end of the road for Dhoni in T20Is. With Kohli rested for the three matches, Rohit Sharma will lead the side against the reigning T20 champions.

18:34 (IST)04 Nov 2018
India win toss, choose to field

Rohit Sharma has won the toss and elected to field first. Rohit says he is expecting dew in the second innings and hence this decision. Speaking second, WI skipper Carlos Brathwaite said that he too would have also chosen to field first. The match will start in less than 15 minutes.

18:31 (IST)04 Nov 2018
Match to begin soon

Hello and welcome to's live coverage of India vs West Indies T20 contest from Eden Garden, Kolkata. As a highlight of the game, there are 5 debutantes across the two sides.

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