Sharma´s record ton powers India to 195-2 in 2nd T20

India vs Windies 2018

They at least managed to surpass the 109-8 they posted in the first game, finishing up on 124-9 as Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah also claimed two wickets apiece for India. India thus, took a 2-0 lead in the 3-0match series by virtue of this win.

Young pacer Khaleel Ahmed, who convinced his skipper to hand him the new ball in the second Twenty20 against the West Indies, says he thrives on responsibility and never lets pressure affect his performance.

Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan have been the regular openers for India since the Champion Trophy 2013, and have been the driving force behind many victories. He took a quick reflex catch which dismissed Darren Bravo off Yadav. With an worldwide fixture taking place at the venue after 24 years, the Indian team did not disappoint the crowd, as captain Rohit Sharma blasted his way to a thunderous 111*.

"Bumrah has been our premier bowler for us and the way we use him in T20s is different to ODIs". You don't have to make too many changes to your game because you already have shared the dressing room with global players, he said."When you come into the Indian team, by then you had already learned professionalism and know how to correct your mistakes". India's win margin of 71 runs was their biggest against the West Indians in T20Is.

The right-hander shared in a 123-run stand with fellow opener Shikhar Dhawan, who made 43 before he was well held in the deep by Nicholas Pooran off the bowling of spinner Fabian Allen.

For the hapless Windies, Fanian Allen returned best figures of 1/33 as all the bowlers were taken to the cleaners by Rohit. It happened off the second ball of the 14th over from Oshane Thomas.

Rohit and Dhawan now have 1,267 runs between themselves, which is a new landmark in the shortest format. There was no stopping the pair from there on as India raced to 83/0 at the halfway stage with both batsmen looking good for big scores.

Hindustan Times, owned by HT Media Ltd, is one of India's largest publications that provides unbiased news, analysis and features on politics, sports, entertainment, lifestyle and more. Dhawan was dropped on 28 by Keemo Paul at the midwicket boundary off Brathwaite.

"Whenever you get an opportunity, you try and do well".

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