Player of the Match
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Best performances - Batsmen

KL Rahul
KL Rahul
110(51) 12x4 - 5x6
Control %83%
  • Productive Shot
  • cover drive
  • 21 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
5 4 9 26 29 12 4 21
E Lewis
100(49) 5x4 - 9x6
Control %68%
  • Productive Shot
  • pull
  • 19 runs
  • 1x4 - 2x6
8 6 15 9 21 9 14 18

Best performances - Bowlers

DJ Bravo
O4
M0
R37
W2
Eco9.25
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
RA Jadeja
RA Jadeja
O3
M0
R39
W2
Eco13.00
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W

Match Details

Toss

India , elected to field first

Player Of The Match

Series result

West Indies led the 2-match series 1-0

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

10.00 start, First Session 10.00-11.25, Interval 11.25-11.45, Second Session 11.45-13.10

Match days

27 August 2016 (20-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Scorer: Thilak Ram | Commentator: Shashank Kishore

END OF OVER:
20 | 6 Runs 1 Wkt | INDIA: 244/4 (2 runs required, RR: 12.20)

  • KL Rahul110 (51b)
  • Dwayne Bravo4-0-37-2
  • Andre Russell4-0-53-1

Knackered, folks, but these are the kind of games that give you an ultimate kick. Hope you enjoyed our coverage. Do join us on Sunday for what we hope would be another cracker in Lauderhill. Until then, be well. Cheers!

Not often do you see MS Dhoni so upset on the field, but his body language tells you a story. Spare a thought for KL Rahul, who did everything one could possibly do bring the chase back into the realms of possibility. West Indies have stolen this from under India's nose. They looked dead and buried going into the last over, but it simply reiterated how the tide can turn very quickly. Couple of dots were enough to build pressure and eventually force a mistake. Six years ago, this situation could have perhaps been a walk in the park for Dhoni. Irrespective, we couldn't have asked for a better contest to kick off India's tryst with America. Hats off to the fans for making this a contest to remember. Amidst the end-result and Rahul's glorious century, we must not forget Evin Lewis and Johnson Charles, who set this up so beautifully with a blitzkrieg of their own.

Carlos Brathwaite: When Bravo said he was bowling a slower ball at the end, I told him that he had my backing. But in my mind I was thinking 'really?'. We never do things easy, but we held our nerve. We couldn't quite tell who was the home team. It was a great game of cricket.

Evin Lewis is the Player of the Match for his 49-ball 100.

MS Dhoni: It was an amazing game. We couldn't have expected more from the batting unit. The last ball, the thinking was right but the execution was wrong. Everything is judged by execution. We did most things right. Whenever there was a partnership, we kept the asking rate at just 12. I felt Rahul was outstanding throughout. The others too were superb because it's not always easy to chase down 250. A win would have been perfect, but there were so many things we did right today.

"With nine runs to go, I said we didn't have anything to lose. I'd like to test my skills in these kinds of situations," says a triumphant Dwayne Bravo. "We know what MS can do. He can finish off the game with one hit. I wanted to ensure the first ball didn't go for a boundary. I wanted to keep my composure and back my skills with the two balls: the slower one and the yorker. We wanted to keep midwicket in to prevent him from just hitting it towards that region. I was a touch apprehensive to bowl the slower delivery, but then I saw MS walking across and so bowled it and it worked out."

19.6
W
Bravo to Dhoni, OUT, would you believe it? A tame dismissal for Dhoni as he slices a slower deliver to short third man. It looked like Dhoni tried to bunt the ball into the off side for two, but the ball gripped, which meant there was that much more bounce as the ball lobbed off the edge to the fielder. What a game we've had. Marlon Samuels put down a sitter off the first ball of this over, redeems himself this time under pressure. Bravo takes off on his champion dance

MS Dhoni c Samuels b Bravo 43 (53m 25b 2x4 2x6) SR: 172.00

Is a Super Over on the cards? Rahul has done his bit. Can Dhoni finish off? Bravo is taking his time. Chants of 'Dhoni, Dhoni'. Midwicket has come in to prevent Dhoni from turning it off his pads and steal two. Pollard and Brathwaite are in a mid-pitch conference

19.5
2
Bravo to Dhoni, 2 runs, two is the call, two it will be. Perfectly speared yorker on off stump, Dhoni looks to drill it back past the bowler, but just manages to get underneath it. Bravo puts his hand out and in the process deflects the ball, which meant the long-on fielder had that much more distance to run forward before cutting it off
19.4
1
Bravo to Rahul, 1 run, low full toss on middle and leg, Rahul mistimes a wild slog towards long-on, but the fielder is on the ball as he sprints in to keep it down to a single
19.3
1lb
Bravo to Dhoni, 1 leg bye, swings leg side, but the ball deflects off the pad to the leg side and they take a run. It's not over yet
19.2
1
Bravo to Rahul, 1 run, backs away and drills a full-length delivery on middle towards sweeper cover
19.1
1
Bravo to Dhoni, 1 run, what have I just seen? Fair to term it a sitter of sitters. Dhoni swings wildly but gets a thick edge towards Marlon Samuels, who fails to account for the swirling ball and grasses the opportunity. What should have been a dot and a wicket is now a run that gets the in-form batsman on strike

Can Bravo bowl a Champion over? Dhoni on strike

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