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India vs WI 2022: Rohit Sharma and Bowlers Dominate the 1st T20

Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Karthik, and bowlers help Team India dominate vs West Indies WI) in the 1st T20 2022. 

Another day, another dominating performance for the Indian team. After a thumping 3-0 whitewash in the ODI series, Team India begin the T20 series with a dominating win. 

Batting first, Captain Rohit Sharma led from the front. While Rohit smashed a brilliant 66 off 44 balls, Dinesh Karthik helped India finish on 190. Dinesh Karthik’s blitzkrieg 41* off 19 balls was the highlight of the match. For West Indies, Alzarri Joseph finished with a spell of 2/46. 

In reply, West Indies batters never looked settled. The ‘Ravi’ spin trio of Ravindra Jadeja, Ravi Bishnoi, and Ravichandran Ashwin took 5 wickets between themselves with match figures of 5/74 from 12 overs. Courtesy of their bowling, West Indies could only manage 122/8 from 20 overs as India won by 698 runs. 

Here’s the detailed match summary for the 1st T20I between India and West Indies 

India vs WI T20 Series 2022 – 1st T20I Match Summary  

Team India: 190/6 from 20 overs

Rohit Sharma: 66(44) // Dinesh Karthik: 41*(19) 

Alzarri Joseph: 2/46 // Akeal Hosein: 1/14

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West Indies: 122/8 from 20 overs

Shamarh Brooks: 20(15) // Keemo Paul: 19*(22)

Ravichandran Ashwin: 2/22 //  Arshdeep Singh: 2/24 

Result: Team India won by 68 runs

India would now be looking to extend the lead in the T20I series. The next 4 T20Is are very important in the perspective of Asia Cup 2022. 

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