Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

1024dPeter Della Penna in Florida

Analysing cricket through a baseball lens

A group of people from the MLB Advanced Media are in Lauderhill for the India-West Indies T20Is, looking at how they can develop new statistics to analyse performance in cricket

1025dAishwarya Kumar in Florida

Historic spectacle celebrated in right spirit

The fans - Indian and West Indian - who came to watch the first T20 international in Florida were treated to an amazing game, and they enjoyed it together

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Dhoni wants better Powerplay bowling

MS Dhoni, the India captain, has called for improvement while bowling in the first six overs and has asked his bowlers to assess conditions quickly

1024dPeter Della Penna in Florida

Thinking right, execution wrong - Dhoni

India captain MS Dhoni said he had guessed correctly that the final delivery from Dwayne Bravo would be a slower ball but his execution of the shot let him down.

1025dSidharth Monga

Richard Levi, the three-time survivor

Ashwin's legbreaks, Binny's horror over and a Dwayne Bravo special also feature in the Plays of the Day from the first T20I between India and West Indies in Florida

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Dhoni returns rejuvenated after break

MS Dhoni believes forced breaks owing to his Test retirement have helped him remain fresh in his bid to prolong his international career

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'Good to have all the senior guys back' - Simmons

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has said having more seniors in the T20 side compared to the Test squad is a good feeling as it "makes things easy" for him for the two upcoming T20Is against India in Lauderhill, Florida

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Runs, runs and more runs

489

The match aggregate, the highest in any T20 game; the previous best was 469, in a Super Kings v Royals game in IPL 2010

Super-quick Rahul

46

Balls for KL Rahul's century, the second fastest in T20Is, just one ball behind the record of 45, by South Africa's Richard Levi

Quick ton

48

Balls for Lewis' century, the 5th fastest in T20Is; the quickest is off 45 balls, by Richard Levi, while Gayle's 47-ball ton v Eng is fastest for WI

When Lewis walloped Binny

32

Runs conceded by Binny in the 11th over, the joint 2nd highest in any T20I, after Broad's 36 v India in 2007

A 10-over high

132

WI's score after 10 overs, the highest by any team batting first in T20I history. The previous best was 131, by SA v Eng, Centurion, 2009

Windies' Powerplay

78

WI's total after six overs, the most runs ever conceded by India in a T20I Powerplay. WI's highest is 86, v SA in Jo'burg in 2015

All change for T20

2

Players from the current WI XI who also played the Test series - Samuels and Brathwaite

The bat-first advantage

3-1

Win-loss record for teams batting first in the 4 previous T20Is at Lauderhill. The average for teams batting first is 151