West Indies defeated India by 4 runs and now leads the series 1-0

West Indies defeated India by 4 runs and now 

leads the series 1-0

 

West Indies
Edge Thriller After Powell, 

Pooran Fifties Set 149

A patient
half-century from Nicholas Pooran and an aggressive 48 by Rovman Powell lifted
West Indies to 149/7 after electing to bat first against India in the 1st T20I
in Brian Lara Cricket Academy. The total proved just enough as the Windies prevailed by 4 runs in
a thriller. Pooran anchored the innings while Powell provided a late boost. In
response, India faltered as the West Indies seamers squeezed them to fall
agonizingly short.

West Indies defeated India by 4 runs and now leads the series 1-0

India Falter in
149 Chase as Windies 

Seamers Run Riot

India’s vaunted
batting lineup faltered in their chase of West Indies’ 149/7, losing by 4 runs
after an incisive new-ball burst from Obed McCoy and Jason Holder tore through
the top order in the 1st T20I. The West Indies seam duo removed the Indian
openers cheaply to gain an early stranglehold. Wickets tumbled regularly as the
Windies protected their small total in a low-scoring cliffhanger.

 

Holder, McCoy
Star as West Indies Defend 149 

in Low-Scoring Cliffhanger

West Indies
seamers Jason Holder and Obed McCoy produced outstanding new ball spells,
taking 2 wickets each to defend a small total as the hosts prevailed over India
by 4 runs in a pulsating low-scoring 1st T20I in Trinidad. The duo removed
India’s prolific top three to have them tottering at 67/4. Despite a
counterattack from the lower order, the Windies protected their 149 to draw
first blood.

 

Windies Bowlers
Star as India Fall Short 

By 4 Runs Chasing 149

An exceptional
bowling display from the West Indies pace battery restricted India to 145/7 in
the 1st T20I, falling four runs short in a tense low-scoring thriller at
Tarouba. Following 149 runs from Nicholas Pooran and Rovman Powell, the Windies
bowlers, spearheaded by Obed McCoy and Jason Holder, stifled India’s top
batting order. Ultimately, India had yet to answer to the hosts’ immense
pressure.

 

Powell, Pooran
Lead Windies to 149 Before 

Bowlers Strangle India

A fighting
half-century from Nicholas Pooran and an aggressive 48 by Rovman Powell lifted
West Indies to 149/7 after opting to bat. The total proved adequate as the hosts
held their nerve to prevail by 4 runs after strangling India’s batters. Pooran
stabilized the innings while Powell provided a late thrust. In response,
despite cameos from the lower order, the Windies bowlers squeezed India
mercilessly as the chase fell short.


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West Indies
Draw First Blood With Tense 

Win in Low-Scoring Opener

The West Indies
held their nerve in a tense, low-scoring thriller to edge past India by 4 runs
in the 1st T20I. Obed McCoy and Jason Holder’s sublime new ball bursts
dismantled India’s elite top order after Nicholas Pooran’s anchoring fifty had
lifted the Windies to 149/7. Despite a late counterattack, India fell short as
the Windies protected their small total through disciplined bowling to strike
the first blow in the T20 series.

 

India Stumble
in Trinidad Despite Spirited 

Lower Order Resistance

India’s top
order failed to fire in the 1st T20I as West Indies’ penetrative pacers reduced
them to 67/4 in pursuit of 150 before a spirited lower-order resistance fell
just short in a 4-run defeat. Obed McCoy and Jason Holder knocked over the
prolific top three before Mohammed Siraj and Rishabh Pant led India’s
fightback. But the Windies held firm as India stumbled in the 149 chase in
Trinidad.

 

Windies Pace
Attack Rattles India to Clinch 

Last-Over Victory

West Indies
unleashed their formidable pace artillery led by Obed McCoy and Jason Holder to
rattle India’s esteemed batting order and eke out a thrilling low-scoring 4-run
victory in the 1st T20I. The duo removed India’s top three to have them reeling
at 67/4 in pursuit of 150. Some late hitting wasn’t enough, as the Windies
protected their small total by denting India early to draw first blood.

 

India’s Batting
Implodes After Bright Start 

From King, Thomas

India’s chase
of 149 quickly unravelled after the loss of openers Brandon King and Tim David
to disciplined West Indies fast bowling. Obed McCoy and Jason Holder grabbed
two wickets each to leave India, tottering at 67/4. The bright start from King
(16) and David (14) was extinguished as the Windies seized control. Despite
late defiance, the visitors fell agonizingly short of the target.

 

Holder Snatches
Win as West Indies Survive 

Late India Charge

A nail-biting
4-run West Indies victory was sealed when Jason Holder dismissed Rishabh Pant
as India threatened a stunning heist in the 1st T20I. Chasing 149, India was
67/4 before counterattacking resistance brought the equation to 11 off 6 balls.
But Holder held firm, removing Pant en route to 2/14. Earlier, Nicholas
Pooran’s 51 underpinned West Indies’ 149/7, ultimately just enough despite
India’s vigorous finish.

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