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IND vs WI 5th T20I: India outclass West Indies by 88 runs, wins series 4-1

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IND vs WI 5th T20I: India beat West Indies in the fifth T20I by 88 runs to win the series by a 4-1 margin on Sunday. India made a host of changes and skipper Hardik Pandya chose to bat first after winning the toss. Shreyas Iyer opened the innings with Ishan Kishan. While the latter failed to make an impact with the bat, Shreyas Iyer went on to play a sensational knock of 64 runs in 40 balls, including 8 fours and 2 sixes.

Iyer received valuable support from Deepak Hooda, who made handy 38 runs in 25 balls, including 3 fours and 2 sixes. The duo added 76 runs for the second wicket but West Indies took both those wickets in quick succession to claw their way back into the game.

The likes of Hardik Pandya (28), Samson (15) and Karthik (12) made vital contributions and took the team to a competitive score of 188 runs in the first innings. In pursuit of the run-chase, West Indies crumbled against India’s spin attack.

Axar Patel opened the attack for India and spun a web around West Indies’ top order. He sent the likes of Holder (0), Brooks (13), and Thomas (10) back to the hut inside the first five overs of the innings.

While Shimron Hetmyer held firm at one end and scored his fastest fifty of his T20 International career, wickets continued to fall at the other end.

Kuldeep Yadav and Ravi Bishnoi ran through West Indies’ middle-order as the duo combined to pick 7 wickets between them. As a result, West Indies were folded for just 100 runs on the board. As for the Indian bowling attack, the likes of Axar Patel and Kuldeep Yadav picked three wickets each, while Ravi Bishnoi went on to claim four.


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