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India vs West Indies T20I: 5 Most Memorable T20I Matches

Cricketnext Staff |July 9, 2017, 3:11 PM IST
India vs West Indies T20I: 5 Most Memorable T20I Matches

As World T20 Champions West Indies prepares to take on India in the one of T20I match, we take a look at the top 5 T20I matches between the two teams.

World T20 semifinal, Mumbai (March 31, 2016)

Classy knocks from Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane provided India with a great start and Virat Kohli capitalised on it with a fluent 89 off just 47 deliveries. India reached 192 and it seemed to be enough to help India reach the final as they picked up two wickets within the first three overs. However, led by Johnson Charles and Lendl Simmons shared a 97-run partnership to help the Windies come back into the game.India bowled no balls at crucial junctures - one of which Lendl Simmons was dismissed. Then, Andre Russell came in and hit 43 runs off just 20 balls. This helped West Indies pull off the biggest ever chase in T20 World Cup history.

1st T20I, Lauderhill (August 27, 2016)

Batting first, West Indies reached a humongous total of 245 with Evin Lewis scoring the second fastest T20I century for West Indies from just 48 balls. He was aided by Johnson Charles as the two put up 78 runs in the first six overs overs, the highest conceded by India, before extending it to 132 at the end of 10 overs, the highest by any side in the history of the game.

India were off to a good start with Rohit Sharma scoring 62 off just 28 balls while KL Rahul notched up the fastest century by an Indian T20s. Key player Virat Kohli however departed early, Dhoni scored a quickfire 25-ball 43 but with two runs remaining to win off the last ball, he hit one straight to Marlon Samuels. 489 runs were scored on the day, which remains the highest aggregate in a T20 match.

World T20 group game, Dhaka (March 23, 2014)

One of India's two wins against West Indies in T20 came in this game thanks to some disciplined bowling. Jadeja picked up three wickets,and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar conceded just three runs in three overs as West Indies were restricted to 129/7. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma then smashed solid 50s as India reached the target with a couple of balls to spare.

West Indies vs India, Port of Spain (June 4, 2011)

In one of the most strange T20I matches ever, India came out on top thanks to Subramaniam Badirnath's fighting knock of 43. Darren Sammy picked up 4 wickets, conceding just 16 runs as India were restricted to 159 in their 20 overs.

West Indies in reply never really got going, and were restricted to 143 for the loss of 5 wickets in their 20 overs. Harbhajan Singh ended with figures of 2/25.

World T20 group game, Lord's (June 12, 2009)

Dwayne Bravo shined with both bat and ball, as West Indies coasted home to an easy win.

Yuvraj Singh's fine innings of 67 along with Yusuf Pathan's attacking 31 off 23 balls helped India reach 153. Fidel Edwards and Dwayne Bravo took 3 and 4 wickets respectively as rest of the Indian batsmen struggled.

West Indies in reply reached the total quite easily, with seven wickets in hand. Dwayne Bravo scored 66 and Lendl Simmons made 44.

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3778 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 India 8099 261
5 Australia 5471 261
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