WI vs IND 1st T20I LIVE: Rohit Sharma says, “we won 80% of games in WC, doesn’t mean we were playing bad cricket”

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Rohit Sharma shouts at the on-field umpire during 1st T20I vs West Indies- Watch

IND vs WI: After successfully clean sweeping Windies at home in 3-match ODI series under the captaincy of Shikhar Dhawan now team India is all set to meet the 2016 T20I WC winner in a 5-match T20I series under the full-time captain of team India Rohit Sharma who is returning to the team after a break from ODIs. Under his captaincy team India dominated England at home in the recent white-ball format as Men in Blue won both ODIs and T20Is respectively over there. India will face the Windies tonight at 08:00 PM IST.

However recently Rohit Sharma said, “we are creating an environment for the players where they play their natural game and not worry about their performance. International cricket pressure is different, but it’s our job to eliminate that pressure”. H also added, “we didn’t get the World Cup result, but that doesn’t mean we were playing bad cricket. Not, we won 80% of games. We’ve given the freedom to the boys to play their natural game”.

Rohit Sharma vs West Indies in T20I:

Matches – 18 Runs – 585

Highest Score – 111*

Hundreds – 1 Fifties – 4

Average – 39

Strike Rate – 139.62

Most Runs in India vs West indies T20I games

585 – Rohit Sharma (SR 140)

570 – Virat Kohli (SR 151)

353 – KL Rahul (SR 159)

335 – Nicholas Pooran (SR 134)

324 – Kieron Pollard (SR 125)

Also Read: Sanju Samson has been added to India’s T20i squad against Windies

India’s T20 squad: 

Rohit Sharma (Captain), Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh.

IND vs WI T20 Matches Date:

WI vs IND 1st T20I will take place at Trinidad 

WI vs IND 2nd T20I will take place at ST. Kitts on August 1

WI vs IND 3rd T20I will take place at ST. Kitts on August 2

Ind vs WI 4th T20I will take place in USA on August 6

Ind vs WI 5th T20I will take place in USA on August 7