Suryakumar Yadav played a blistering knock of 65 off just 31 deliveries including one four and seven sixes with Venkatesh Iyer also scoring an unbeaten 35 off 19 balls to help India post 184/5 in the third T20I against West Indies. India eventually won by 17 runs.
Speaking approximately the third and final T20I, the Caribbean side won the toss and picked to bowl to begin with. Both sides made four changes from the past coordinate as Ruturaj Gaikwad opened the innings with Ishan Kishan. Gaikwad fell cheaply for fair four runs with Kishan once more playing a moderate inning of 34 off 31 balls.
Here are some of the important stats and numbers from India vs West Indies, 3rd T20I:
Suryakumar Yadav recorded his highest T20I score. His previous best was 62 against New Zealand in 2021.
Yadav equaled KL Rahul (4) and both are joint-second for most 50 plus T20I scores for India since 2021.
West Indies achieved their second-highest powerplay score (68/2) against India in T20Is. They made 78 in Lauderhill in 2016.
The last time Rohit Sharma batted at No. 4 in T20Is was against Ireland in 2018.
Nicholas Pooran has now scored the most T20I runs (279) against India in India. Glenn Maxwell is second on the list with 244 runs.
Yadav and Venkatesh Iyer recorded the highest fifth-wicket partnership (91) for India against West Indies in T20Is. The previous best (76) was by Iyer with Rishabh Pant in the ongoing series.
India registered 69 runs in the last four overs which is their second-highest in T20Is. They scored 70 runs against England in 2007.
With 184 runs in the series, Pooran became the West Indies batter with the most runs in a three-match bilateral T20I series. Marlon Samuels had mustered 146 runs against Afghanistan in 2017.
Pooran scored the third consecutive half-century in the three-match series.
Harshal Patel recorded his best bowling figures in T20Is. His previous best was 2/25 in his debut match against New Zealand in 2021.
Pooran has scored 438 runs in his last ten T20I innings with an average of 48.66 and five fifties.
Avesh Khan became the 96th Indian player to feature in T20Is.
West Indies have now lost 83 T20Is, which is the most by any team including the Super Over losses. Sri Lanka is on second with 82 losses.
India equaled their record for most consecutive wins in T20Is. They won nine straight matches in the year 2020 as well.
With three fifties, Pooran scored 184 runs in the series with an average of 61.33
Romario Shepherd registered the joint-fifth expensive figures (1/50) for West Indies against India in T20Is.
Pooran became the second player after Brendon McCullum to smash three consecutive 50 plus scores against India in T20Is.