India is trailing 0-1 in the series. The match will be a do or die for the Men in Blue to sustain themselves in the three-match series. India lost the first ODI in Chennai by eight wickets.
Pollard in the first T20I against India, played a gutsy knock. His late onslaught enabled West Indies to score 207 runs in 20 overs.
West Indies will next take on Afghanistan in India in three T20Is, three ODIs, and one Test. After the series against Afghanistan, the team from the Caribbean will take on India in a limited-over series.
Indian cricket team’s current dominance owes it to strong domestic circuit that has different formats viz. Ranji, Deodhar, Irani and IPL.
Kohli dismissed these reports at the pre-departure conference ahead of the West Indies series saying, "If I do not like a person or if I am insecure of a person, you will see that on my face or in my behaviour towards that person and that is how simple it is. I have always praised Rohit whenever I have had an opportunity because I believe he is that good. We have had no issues."
Brief scores: India 98/6 (Rohit Sharma 24, Manish Pandey 19, Sunil Narine 2-14) beat West Indies 95/9 (Kieron Pollard 49, Nicholas Pooran 20, Navdeep Saini 3-17) by four wickets.
Kieron Pollard’s crucial 83 before a match-winning double from Alzarri Joseph helped Mumbai Indians pull off a three-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab here at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday.