Rohit talked at length about Dhoni and how Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik should make the most of these chances.
The game is scheduled to begin at 7.00 PM (IST), while the Toss will take place at 6.30 PM (IST). It was 4/45 when Pant fell, worse than West Indies who were 4/47, before Karthik and Pandey absorbed the pressure with a 38-run stand and before he and Pandya took India home.
Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli chased the target in just 14.5 overs despite the dismissal of Shikhar Dhawan early on.
With Rovman Powell still new to worldwide cricket, much then will rest on the shoulders of veterans Kieron Pollard and Denesh Ramdin, while captain Carlos Brathwaite's role will also be pivotal.
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"We have a new team - a young, exciting team - and our [Caribbean Premier League] stars, however young and inexperienced they maybe, are ready and raring to go", Brathwaite told a media conference here Saturday. Now, let's check out the streaming details of the 1 T20 match.
This was India's first win against the World T20 champions since 2014, spanning five matches. The man who helped the Caribbeans win their second World T20 title with a spectacular final-over-flourish in 2016 at the Eden Gardens will be hoping his favourite venue brings him and his team luck.
The official broadcaster of India vs West Indies 2018 T20 series is Star Sports Network.
The first T20I between India and West Indies is being telecast on Star Sports 1 and 1 HD, Hindi 1 and Hindi 1 HD and Tamil 1. The live stream will be available on Hotstar and Jio TV.
Carlos Brathwaite has been tasked with the responsibility of helping West Indies finish the year on a high.