West Indies win by eight wickets! That's it, Nicholas Pooran hits the winning runs as Windies level the series and stay alive. Lendl Simmons remains unbeaten on 67 off 45 balls.
West Indies just three runs away from victory. Lendl Simmons and Nicholas Pooran have added 56 off just 26 balls thus far for the third wicket.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar concedes 15 runs as he is brought back into the attack. West Indies now need just 29 more runs to win from 24 balls. Windies inching towards victory here.
That's half-century up for Lendl Simmons. He brings it up with a huge six over long-on. 50 off 38 balls for the right-hander. West Indies now need 44 off 30 balls and this looks well in their control. Meanwhile, Yuzvendra Chahal concedes 14 runs in this over.
OUT! Superb catch by Virat Kohli near long-on. He did well to cover the ground and then made sure his body din't touch the boundary rope. Shimron Hetmyer was looking to smash third consecutive six off Ravindra Jadeja, but perishes. S Hetmyer c Kohli b Jadeja 23(14)
West Indies now need 72 more runs to win from 42 balls. The required run-rate has gone up to slightly over ten now. Meanwhile, Lendl Simmons is nearing his half-century and is batting on 44. The right-hander holds key here, he is well-set and can up the ante anytime.
Shimron Hetmyer is the batsman in for West Indies. Another good partnership from here and Windies will be in a comfortable position. Still, they are in a decent position with required run-rate just under ten runs per over.
OUT! Washington Sundar strikes. Evin Lewis is stumped. Nice glove work by Rishabh Pant. Much needed breakthrough for India. Can they bounce back in this contest now? E Lewis st Pant b Washington Sundar 40(35).
India's search for first wicket continues as Evin Lewis and Lendl Simmons look solid in the middle. Windies now need 100 off 66 balls. And India need wickets in quick time.
The partnership between Evin Lewis and Lendl Simmons has gone past the 50-run mark. Meanwhile, West Indies need 112 more runs to win from 12 overs. The required run-rate is now worth 9.33.
West Indies bowlers were made to struggle by Indian batsmen especially Virat Kohli and KL Rahul. While the Indian captain finished unbeaten on 94, KL Rahul, opening the innings, scored 62. India also set a new record as they completed their highest successful run-chase in T20Is. In short, the target of 208 proved not that challenging for the home side and they managed to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Stay tuned for India vs West Indies 2nd T20I live score updates. Live Cricket Streaming of India vs West Indies 2nd T20I Match on DD Sports, Hotstar and Star Sports: Check Live Cricket Score, Watch Free Telecast of IND vs WI 2019 Series on TV and Online.
Kohli did start slow but upped the ante in style to hammer Windies bowlers. He fished unbeaten on 94 and took just 50 balls. Rahul also made good use of the opportunity as he was sent out to bat as an opener and scored an impressive half-century. India’s star performer against Bangladesh, Deepak Chahar, had an ordinary outing as he went for 56 runs in his quota of four overs. India Vs West Indies, Live Cricket Score 2nd T20I Match.
In the high-scoring game, bowlers from both the sides proved to be expensive. Meanwhile, India will be looking to retain the winning combination, thus giving Rishabh Pant another opportunity. West Indies, on the other hand, could bring in Nicholas Pooran who has completed his four-match suspension. India vs West Indies 2nd T20I 2019 Match Weather & Rain Forecast From Trivandrum: Check Pitch Report of Greenfield International Stadium.
India Likely Playing XI: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (c), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal.
West Indies Likely Playing XI: Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Kieron Pollard (c), Denesh Ramdin (wk), Jason Holder, Keemo Paul, Khary Pierre, Hayden Walsh, Sheldon Cottrell.