India need just 8 runs in the final Over. Carlos Brathwaite threw ball towards Dwayne Bravo. Dhoni and centurion Kl Rahul are at the crease. Dhoni was dropped by Marlon Samuels of first ball of final over. India managed 5 runs in next 4 balls. Dhonis is on strike when India needed 2 runs of final ball. What would a guy with minimal cricketing knowledge predict. But something Unusual Happened. Dhoni was caught by Marlon Samuels, Who dropped Dhoni earlier, at gully of slower ball from bravo. Dhoni couldn’t wrap it up for India. For the first time in his Career Dhoni has disappointed his fans. India lost first T20I with a margin of One run.
Earlier at Lauder hill, Dhoni had a triumphs at the toss and sent West Inides to bat. After couple of over’s, Dhoni would have repented for his Decision. West Indies Brutalized Indian bowlers with no mercy. They scored 132 in first 10 over’s. Stuart Binny Conceded 32 runs in the following over. Lewis blasted 5 sixes in the eleventh over bowled by Stuart Binny. Ishant Sharma wa not picked for this match. No bowler was spared by Windies Batsmen. Windies Finished at 244 at finish of first innings.
Rohit Sharma was given a new partner to open the batting In short format. Ajinkya Rehane opened the batting with him. They he provided to give a start , couldn’t survive longer and fell prey to Bravo brilliant effort at third man. Virat Kohli couldn’t give significant contribution, but didn’t waste any deleveries. Though Bravo gifted Windies two keys wickets. They couldn’t apply brakes to Rahul and Rohit, who were at the crease. Rohit Sharma scored a quick fifty before he got dismissed. But Rahul Paired with Skipper and won almost won a famous victory. At the end of the day spectators would have felt sorry for Rahul.
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