Indian cricket team could not finish the 2019 Cricket World Cup so well. As one of the four teams, the team of Virat played the semi-final but could not make it to the final due to be the most powerful team in the tournament. Now, after the World Cup, they have started the professional tour and this time, they are travelling the West Indies and the United States. According to the schedule, they will play a T20I, an ODI and a Test series against the Windies team and first two matches were hosted in the United States. India secured the T20I series earlier by winning the first two matches. Now, the Men in Blues have won the 3rd match as well and so, India whitewashed West Indies in T20I series.
West Indies also took part in the recently finished Cricket World Cup in England and started so destructively. They destroyed Pakistan in their inaugural match but later, the team of Gayle could not win any single match except against Afghanistan. As a result, the finished the tournament standing on the 9th position so far.
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Generally, West Indies is a less strong team than India no doubt but they have a number of T20 specialists in their squad and could manage at least a victory to avoid the whitewash. But against the strong batting line up of India, Windies bowlers could no do much.
Earlier today at the Providence Stadium, Guyana India faced the home team West Indies in their 3rd and last T20I match. India won the toss and let the local team to bat first. For India, Rahul Chahar made his T20I debut through the match.
India clean sweep West Indies 3-0 in the T20 series.
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The local team West Indies failed to make a good start and in just 4 runs, opener Narine was gone. Just 9 runs later, lewis followed and in 14 runs, Hetmyer was gone as we know. But in the 4th wicket partnership between Pollard and Pooran, they added good runs. Pollard scored the highest 58 runs and Pooran added 17 runs so far. Powell remained not out scoring 32 runs. By losing six wickets, team West Indies scored 146 runs in 20 overs. Chahar took three wickets highest for India.
146 runs were not much to break India. They have a longest and strongest batting line up. Though in 10 runs opener Dhawan was gone and in 27 runs Rahul followed him as well. But the partnership between Kohli and Pant, they added more than 100 runs. Indian skipper Virat scored the highest 59 runs and Pant remained not out with 65 runs so far. In 19.1 overs, India chased the score losing three wickets only.