India’s batting performance in the first two games was problematic, mainly due to the poor performance of top batsman Suryakumar Yadav(SKY). However, SKY played superbly in the third game and won Player of the Match for his efforts. Suryakumar Yadav’s aggressive performance in the third T20I match helped India stay alive in the series. The West Indies currently lead the five-match series 2-1.
IND vs WI 3rd T201: India wins by Seven wickets under the leadership of SKY and Tilak
Tilak Varma was unbeaten with a score of 49 off 37, while Suryakumar Yadav smashed 83 in 44 balls.
3rd T201- IND VS WI
India’s batting performance in the first two games was problematic, primarily because Suryakumar Yadav, their top batsman, wasn’t playing well. Suryakumar Yadav, however, played outstandingly in the third game, greatly aiding India’s victory over West Indies. Now, two teams travel to the USA for the final two T20I matches this weekend, and West Indies still leads the five-match series 2-1.
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SKY aided Indian hopes of surviving the series
With a seven-wicket victory over the West Indies in the third T20I played here on Tuesday, Suryakumar Yadav was back to his aggressive best, helping India stay alive in the series. After Kuldeep Yadav (3/28) stopped the flow of runs in the middle overs, West Indies captain Rovman Powell sped to 40 not out off 19 balls, pushing the hosts to 159 for five.
Indian Innings in brief
An outstanding 83 off 44 balls from Suryakumar helped India reach the target in 17.5 overs after cheap wickets fell to rookie Yashasvi Jaiswal (1) and Shubman Gill (6) in the run chase. This strong start laid the groundwork for the rest of the game. Tilak Varma was an excellent choice for Suryakumar because he needed a trustworthy partner. The pair’s playing style was a well-balanced mix of aggressive and calm.
While Varma expertly rotated the strike, Suryakumar concentrated on scoring from the boundaries. They scored 87 runs together for the third wicket as a pair. Tilak missed his second consecutive fifty in his debut series as captain Hardik Pandya (20 not out of 15) hit the decisive six.
The West Indies chose to bat first after Rovman Powell won the toss. Jason Holder got replaced by Roston Chase in the starting lineup for the hosts. India replaced Ravi Bishnoi with Kuldeep Yadav and Ishan Kishan with Yashasvi Jaiswal, who made his debut.