India vs West Indies, 1st T20I Live Score Updates: Onus Dinesh Karthik As India Go Six Down vs West Indies


1st T20I Live: Rohit Sharma departs as India lost sixth wicket vs West Indies.© AFP

IND vs WI, 1st T20I Live Updates: Rohit Sharma played an excellent knock of 64 before losing his wicket in the 15th over. His dismissal saw India lost their fifth wicket after West Indies opted to bowl. The onus will now be on Ravindra Jadeja and Dinesh Karhik to take India to a strong total. Rohit and Suryakumar Yadav had earlier given India a strong start, before West Indies bowlers pegged them back. Akeal Hosein dismissed Suryakumar Yadav, while Obed McCoy got the better of Shreyas Iyer. Earlier, West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the first T20I of the five-match series at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Trinidad. India captain Rohit Sharma, his new opening partner Rishabh Pant and all-rounder Hardik Pandya are back in the playing XI while young leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi and left-arm seamer Arshdeep singh have also got a look-in. After sweeping the ODI series 3-0, the Indian team will now hope for a similar outcome in the T20Is. West Indies, on the other hand, will also welcome back star batter Shimron Hetmyer, who had missed the ODI games due to some fitness concerns. For long, T20 cricket has been the West Indies strongest suit, and they will surely back themselves to pull off an upset. (LIVE SCORECARD)

West Indies: Shamarh Brooks, Shimron Hetmyer, Odean Smith, Kyle Mayers, Keemo Paul, Nicholas Pooran (capt & wk), Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Obed McCoy, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph

India: Rohit Sharma (capt), Rishabh Pant (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (vice-capt), Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, R Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh

Here are the LIVE Updates of 1st T20I Between India and West Indies, Straight from Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Trinidad

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