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  • 10:31 PM IST

    That’s a wrap, folks! India have given their fans the perfect Diwali gift for sure. The fireworks have begun and rightly so. Don’t forget to check out our match report which will be up soon. For now, its goodbye and a very Happy and safe Diwali.

  • 10:26 PM IST

    THAT’S IT! West Indies end at 124/9 after 20 overs as India win by 71 runs to seal the three-match series 2-0 with one to play now in Chennai on November 11, a dead drubber.

  • 10:22 PM IST

  • 10:22 PM IST

    WICKET! It’s going down for the Windies, Jasprit Bumrah picks his second, caught and bowled, Khary Pierre departs for just 1, West Indies 116/9.

  • 10:19 PM IST

    Bhuvneshwar Kumar ends his quota of overs returning with figures of 4-0-12-2. West Indies 115/8, need 81 runs more from the last over.

  • 10:17 PM IST

    WICKET! Rohit Sharma takes his third catch, Keemo Paul departs for 20, Bhuvneshwar strikes as West Indies are 114/8 in 18.4 overs.

  • 10:14 PM IST

    19 runs from that Kuldeep Yadav over, with Keemo Paul smashing two sixes, while Carlos Brathwaite added one, but it looks to be too late as West Indies are 112/7, need another 84 from 12 balls.

  • 10:08 PM IST

    After 17 overs, West Indies are falling apart and have almost thrown in the towel in this run-chase, 93/7 with 103 required from the next three overs.

  • 10:06 PM IST

  • 10:04 PM IST

    Four runs from that Jasprit Bumrah over, West Indies are 88/7 after 16 overs, need another 108 runs to win.


Will Lucknow be lucky for India? On that note, as cliche as it sounded, international cricket returns to Lucknow, the city of Nawabs, after 24 years. India last played Sri Lanka in a Test in January 1994 when Navjot Singh Sidhu’s 124 guided the hosts to a crushing innings and 119-run win over the Islanders.

Good evening, everyone and welcome to CricketCountry’s coverage of the second Twenty20 International between India and West Indies to be played at the newly-built Ekana Stadium on Tuesday. In case you missed it, the Ekana Stadium has now been renamed to Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium in honour of the later Prime Minister of India.

After a low-scoring first T20I at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata which the hosts just about managed to scrap through with a five-wicket win, courtesy Dinesh Karthik and debutant Krunal Pandya, India will want to drill the final nail in the coffin against the hosts, who have had a disastrous tour this year, losing the Test series 2-0 and then the five-match ODI series 3-1. Here’s the full preview.

Editorial team of CricketCountry.