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West Indies’ T20I vice-captain Nicholas Pooran has mentioned that Jason Holder appears superb and he needs to be obtainable for the second T20I towards India. Ravi Bishnoi’s two-wicket haul was backed up by high quality knocks by Rohit Sharma (40) and Suryakumar Yadav (34*) as India defeated West Indies by six wickets within the first T20I right here on the Eden Gardens on Wednesday.
“The match positively slipped, we fell 10-15 runs brief to be sincere, 170-175 would have been excellent on that sort of monitor. Cannot actually fault the bowlers, as batters we would have liked to tempo our innings a bit smarter,” mentioned Pooran throughout a digital press convention.
“It was a bit tough as we speak, the ball was stopping a bit, it was two-paced. I believed India bowled nicely, there may be numerous dew right here, toss was an enormous issue as nicely. Conditions and dew performed an enormous issue ultimately,” he added.
Jason Holder had missed the primary T20I after being hit on the chest throughout a observe session on Tuesday.
“Jason Holder appears superb, he needs to be prepared for the following recreation. I have no idea the small print of his niggle, so I can’t say about that,” mentioned Pooran.
Earlier, Nicholas Pooran starred with the bat as he performed a knock of 61 runs to assist West Indies put up 157/7. For India, Ravi Bishnoi and Harshal Patel returned with two wickets every.
“I believed the wicket performed higher within the second half. The ball was additionally approaching just a little higher,” mentioned Pooran.
With this win, India has gained a 1-0 lead within the three-match sequence and the second T20I will now be performed on Friday on the identical venue.
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