Rohit Sharma turned the match, hit two sixes and two fours in the over of Odeon Smith sold in crores in the auction

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Kolkata: The first match of the T20 series between India and West Indies was played at the Eden Gardens. Indian team won this match by 6 wickets. With this, the team has taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Earlier, Team India had won the ODI series by 3-0. Playing first, West Indies scored 157 runs. Indian team achieved the target by losing 4 wickets with 7 balls to spare. Team India, chasing the target, was given the start of destruction by Rohit Sharma. He started the boundary by hitting a six in the second over and then took the news of other bowlers also fiercely. After hitting Sheldon Cottrell for a four, Odean Smith hit 2 fours and 2 sixes. Smith bowled the fourth over of the innings. Rohit hits a four off the first ball. Rohit and Ishaan scored a run each in the next two balls. The fourth ball was pulled by Rohit Sharma and it went behind the wicketkeeper for 6 runs. Smith bowls the 5th ball ahead and Rohit hits it over mid-off. Smith bowled the last ball of the over and Rohit got 6 runs playing his favorite pull shot on it. A total of 22 runs were scored in this over of Smith. Although Rohit, who was batting stormy, was a bit unlucky. He returned to the pavilion trying to hit a six off Roston Chase. He scored 40 runs in 19 balls with the help of 4 fours and 3 sixes. Rohit and Ishan Kishan gave a brilliant start and added 64 runs in 45 balls for the first wicket. Ishan Kishan supported the captain very well by playing an innings of 35 runs in 42 balls. Virat Kohli lost his wicket after scoring 17 runs off Fabian Allen while Rishabh Pant could also score eight runs. After this, Suryakumar Yadav scored an unbeaten 34 in 18 balls with the help of five fours and a six and Venkatesh Iyer scored 24 not out in 13 balls to give victory to the team. Iyer completed the winning run by hitting Allen for a six.

[Attribution to NBT]

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