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India: TV: Ten 3, Ten 1 HD, Sony Six, Sony Six HD.

IST: India pick three wicket-keepers and four spinners.

West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite won the toss and elected to field first in the only T20 worldwide against India today (July 9) at Kingston, Jamaica.

Virat Kohli: I did want to better my toss record - I called heads five times and lost every time. Windies are the World Champs for a reason. It is hard to switch (players in the side) for just one game.

West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite revealed he had offered his batsmen a sweetener.

Chasing a mammoth 191, West Indies got off to a flawless start as openers Lewis and Chris Gayle (18) forged 82-run partnership in the 8.2 overs before Gayle was dismissed by left arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav.

Set a victory target of 191, West Indies replied with 194 for one to win the contest with nine balls remaining.

It will be a slightly more hard task for the Men in Blue to outplay the hosts like they did in the ODI series because the West Indies T20 team seems to be a more balanced side as compared to the ODI squad. On the other hand, Carribeans, led by Carlos Brathwaite will look to end the series on a positive note. However, the bowling section below the likes of qualified pacer Jerome Taylor and turning pair Samuel Badree and Sunil Narine will look to put the constraints on the hard Indian striking array. They have made quite a few changes in their starting XI.

While West Indies will depend seriously on their adventurous batter Chris Gayle who has joined the T20 team to deliver them a decent opening beside a good Indian bowling array.


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