India beat West Indies in 3rd T20I
The Indian runner fired in unison after fifty-man Suryakumar Yadav as the hosts snatched a 17-game winning streak over West Indies in the third and final T20I in Kolkata on Sunday.
After Deepak Chahar limped off the pitch after failing to complete the third over due to a hamstring injury, Harshal Patel, Venkatesh Iyer and Shardul Thakur did their job impressively to defend 184/5 India.
For Rohit, this is his third straight sweep as a full-time captain, having previously beaten New Zealand (0-3) in T20Is and West Indies (0-3) in ODIs. The win also equaled their record of nine straight wins in 2020.
For the West Indies, it was their third consecutive bilateral draw away from home -- 0-2 to New Zealand in 2020-21 and 0-3 to Pakistan 2021-22 -- as they ended India's forgotten run by losing six games. on running (including three on the ODI leg).
Although tough blazer Avesh Khan (4-0-42-0) struggled with his line, Chahar made an early breakthrough for India early by removing both openers - Kayle Mayers (6) and Shai Hope (8) - in space 11 delivery in the powerplay. .
Chahar swung the ball in both directions and also cleverly changed his pace to round the Windies opener and provide the first breakthrough on the fifth after India reviewed it successfully to sack Mayers.
In the next over, he took Hope's outer edge with a peach from the outswinger and looked burned before he picked up the injury and limped off the field without completing his over.