IND vs WI: India defeated West Indies in the third T20I to register a 3-0 series clean sweep.© BCCI
After winning the third and final T20I against the West Indies, Team India became the number one in the shortest form of the game. The triumph helped India overtake England at the top of the T20I team rankings, with Rohit Sharma’s side now having the highest rating of 269. While England and India both have the same rating (269), India has a total of 10,484 points, 10 more than England’s 10,474. Pakistan (266), New Zealand (255) and South Africa (253) round out the top five nations, while Australia (249) remains in sixth place after their 4-1 win over Sri Lanka.
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With the 17-point win in the third T20I, India won the three-match T20I series 3-0. Earlier, the Indian team had also beaten the West Indies 3-0 in the ODI series. India then takes on Sri Lanka in a three-game T20I series, which starts on Thursday.
Suryakumar Yadav’s 65-run knockout was supported by a spirited bowling performance as India defeated the West Indies by 17 runs in the third and final T20I at Eden Gardens on Sunday.
Harshal Patel returned with three wickets while Venkatesh Iyer took two wickets.
Suryakumar Yadav (65) and Venkatesh Iyer (35 not out) batted while India scored 184/5 in the allotted 20 overs.
In the last five overs, the hosts added 86 runs to the total, taking the score past the 180 run. Iyer and Suryakumar Yadav forged a 91 point partnership for the fifth wicket.
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