Channel News Asia – KOLKATA: Spinner Kuldeep Yadav starred in India’s five-wicket win over West Indies in the first Twenty20 international on Sunday as the tourists struggled with the bat yet again on the tour.

Summary

  • KOLKATA: Spinner Kuldeep Yadav starred in India’s five-wicket win over West Indies in the first Twenty20 international on Sunday as the tourists struggled with the bat yet again on the tour.
  • Yadav returned figures of 3-13 with his left-arm wrist spin as West Indies managed just 109-8, their lowest T20 total against India, after being invited to bat first in Kolkata.
  • Thomas got skipper Rohit Sharma caught behind for six to pick his first T20 scalp and then bowled the left-handed Shikhar Dhawan for three.
  • Fabien Allen hit a 20-ball 27 in his first T20 game for the West Indies before falling to another debutant Khaleel Ahmed.
  • It was Ahmed’s first T20 wicket after the 20-year-old made an impression in India’s 3-1 triumph over the visitors in the one-day internationals.


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