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India vs West Indies 3rd T20: India Wins on Last Ball, Sweep Series

Updated: November 12, 2018, 1:23 PM IST
 India got the benefit of a misfield on the last ball to scrape to a six-wicket victory over the West Indies in the third Twenty20 international and 3-0 sweep of the series. (Image: AP)
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India got the benefit of a misfield on the last ball to scrape to a six-wicket victory over the West Indies in the third Twenty20 international and 3-0 sweep of the series. (Image: AP)

 Nicholas Pooran's whirlwind 53 not out off 25 balls helped West Indies reach 181-3 after opting to bat. (Image: AP)
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Nicholas Pooran's whirlwind 53 not out off 25 balls helped West Indies reach 181-3 after opting to bat. (Image: AP)

 In reply, Shikhar Dhawan (92 off 62) and Rishabh Pant (58 off 38) led India to 182-4 off all 20 overs but some late drama added a twist to the finish. (Image: AP)
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In reply, Shikhar Dhawan (92 off 62) and Rishabh Pant (58 off 38) led India to 182-4 off all 20 overs but some late drama added a twist to the finish. (Image: AP)

 At 45-2, Dhawan and Pant came together to put on 130 runs. (Image: AP)
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At 45-2, Dhawan and Pant came together to put on 130 runs. (Image: AP)

 While Dhawan dropped anchor at one end, Pant attacked the bowling in his naturally aggressive style, hitting five boundaries and three sixes. (Image: AP)
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While Dhawan dropped anchor at one end, Pant attacked the bowling in his naturally aggressive style, hitting five boundaries and three sixes. (Image: AP)

 Rohit Sharma reacts after he was dismissed by West Indies' Keemo Paul. (Image: AP)
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Rohit Sharma reacts after he was dismissed by West Indies' Keemo Paul. (Image: AP)

 Shikhar Dhawan in action during the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)
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Shikhar Dhawan in action during the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)

 Captain Carlos Brathwaite interacts with Oshane Thomas. (Image: AP)
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Captain Carlos Brathwaite interacts with Oshane Thomas. (Image: AP)

 Shikhar Dhawan chats with Rishabh Pant during the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)
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Shikhar Dhawan chats with Rishabh Pant during the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)

 Rishabh Pant in action during the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)
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Rishabh Pant in action during the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)

 India appeared to be cruising in the chase before Pant, against the run of play, tried a reverse sweep and was bowled by Keemo Paul in the 19th over, leaving India needing seven runs from 11 deliveries for victory. (Image: AP)
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India appeared to be cruising in the chase before Pant, against the run of play, tried a reverse sweep and was bowled by Keemo Paul in the 19th over, leaving India needing seven runs from 11 deliveries for victory. (Image: AP)

 Rishabh Pant reacts as he leaves the field after being dismissed by West Indies' Keemo Paul. (Image: AP)
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Rishabh Pant reacts as he leaves the field after being dismissed by West Indies' Keemo Paul. (Image: AP)

 It allowed West Indies to close in and it became five runs needed off six balls. (Image: AP)
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It allowed West Indies to close in and it became five runs needed off six balls. (Image: AP)

 Dhawan was dismissed on the penultimate ball when he holed out to long on from Fabian Allen's bowling. (Image: AP)
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Dhawan was dismissed on the penultimate ball when he holed out to long on from Fabian Allen's bowling. (Image: AP)

 Shikhar Dhawan poses with the Man of the Match trophy after his team's win in the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match against West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)
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Shikhar Dhawan poses with the Man of the Match trophy after his team's win in the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match against West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)

 Manish Pandey and Dinesh Karthik managed the solitary run needed as Allen fumbled the ball at the bowler's end and missed a run-out opportunity as the Indian pair scampered through for the winning single. (Image: AP)
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Manish Pandey and Dinesh Karthik managed the solitary run needed as Allen fumbled the ball at the bowler's end and missed a run-out opportunity as the Indian pair scampered through for the winning single. (Image: AP)

 Carlos Brathwaite congratulates Manish Pandey after their loss in the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)
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Carlos Brathwaite congratulates Manish Pandey after their loss in the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)

 Khaleel Ahmed reacts after bowling a delivery. (Image: AP)
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Khaleel Ahmed reacts after bowling a delivery. (Image: AP)

 Nicholas Pooran bats during the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)
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Nicholas Pooran bats during the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)

 Yuzvendra Chahal celebrates the dismissal of Shai Hope with teammate Bhuvneshwar Kumar. (Image: AP)
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Yuzvendra Chahal celebrates the dismissal of Shai Hope with teammate Bhuvneshwar Kumar. (Image: AP)

 Darren Bravo and Nicholas Pooran run between the wickets. (Image: AP)
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Darren Bravo and Nicholas Pooran run between the wickets. (Image: AP)

 Washington Sundar reacts after dismissing Denesh Ramdin. (Image: AP)
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Washington Sundar reacts after dismissing Denesh Ramdin. (Image: AP)

 Rishabh Pant in action during the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)
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Rishabh Pant in action during the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)

 Nicholas Pooran bats during the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)
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Nicholas Pooran bats during the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)

 Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant run between the wickets. (Image: AP)
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Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant run between the wickets. (Image: AP)

 Fabian Allen and Carlos Brathwaite celebrate the dismissal of Shikhar Dhawan. (Image: AP)
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Fabian Allen and Carlos Brathwaite celebrate the dismissal of Shikhar Dhawan. (Image: AP)

 Kieron Pollard stops the ball in an unsuccessful attempt to run-out Shikhar Dhawan. (Image: AP)
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Kieron Pollard stops the ball in an unsuccessful attempt to run-out Shikhar Dhawan. (Image: AP)

 Carlos Brathwaite reacts after bowling to Shikhar Dhawan. (Image: AP)
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Carlos Brathwaite reacts after bowling to Shikhar Dhawan. (Image: AP)

 Rishabh Pant in action during the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)
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Rishabh Pant in action during the third and last Twenty20 international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai. (Image: AP)

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RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 4397 116
2 England 5310 108
3 South Africa 3712 106
4 New Zealand 2834 105
5 Australia 3663 102
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