The third and last India vs West Indies T20I of the three match series is taking place at Eden Gardens, Kolkata with a higher crowd capacity and it will be wrong to call it a dead rubber because of the competitive energy in both the sides. Decision Rohit System works for Team India in the 3rd T20I match.
On the fifth ball of the first over, Deepak Chahar bowled a beautiful outswinger to the left-hand West Indies opener Kyle Mayers. The host appealed for caught behind but the umpire was not interested at all.
The Indian captain Rohit Sharma straight away signaled for DRS and looked extremely confident. Sharma was sure that Mayer edged the ball.
From the live visuals, It looked like Kyle Mayers, the West Indies opener wasn’t sure on whether he had edged it or not.
Ultraedge showed a clear spike when the ball passed Mayer’s bat and was eventually given out. Disappointed Mayers walked back to the dressing room and West Indies were one down in the first over itself.
Sharma has been successful with DRS so far in the series. So much so that During the commentary, Sunil Gavaskar called DRS as ‘Decision Rohit System’.
Here’s what exactly happened, Decision Rohit System worked for Team India
The incident took place in the third T20I between India and West Indies in the 1st over.
Kieron Pollard-led West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl as the dew factor is prominent on this particular venue.
Playing 11s of both the teams :
India XI: R Gaikwad, I Kishan (wk), R Sharma (c), S Iyer, S Yadav, V Iyer, D Chahar, H Patel, S Thakur, A Khan, R Bishnoi
West Indies XI: S Hope, K Mayers, N Pooran (wk), K Pollard (c), R Powell, R Chase, J Holder, R Shepherd, F Allen, D Drakes, H Walsh
India opted to enter with four changes in the team. Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakur and Avesh Khan were given an opportunity.
The host posted the total of 185 after the brilliant half-century from Suryakumar Yadav. Venkatesh Iyer too, played a crucial quick innings for India.
The visitors scored 68 runs in the powerplay while losing the wicket of Kyle Mayers and Shai Hope. Deepak was the bowler who provided India the breakthrough.
The Kieron Pollard-led windies are desperate to get their first win of the ongoing tour.
At the End, India won the T20 series by 3-0 and gain the number 1 position in T20I.