Crush­ing de­feat for WI

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and hav­ing his stumps rat­tled in the sec­ond over.

Het­myer, pro­moted to opener, was quickly into stride and had struck three fours in 15 off 14 balls when he was caught at long-on.

Bravo looked the Windies’ best hope of mak­ing any­thing of their in­nings, the left-han­der notch­ing four bound­aries in his 18-ball stay at the crease.

Mis­er­able stats

But left-arm spin­ner Kuldeep Ya­dav (2-32) in­ter­vened, ac­count­ing for Bravo and Pooran (4) in the space of four de­liv­er­ies.

Vet­eran Kieron Pol­lard, who has not passed 20 in ten in­nings in­side the last two years, added to those mis­er­able stats when he gave Jasprit Bum­rah a re­turn catch.

De­nesh Ramdin clipped seamer Bhu­vnesh­war Ku­mar (2-12) off his legs to Ro­hit at square leg to end his 17-ball labour over ten, while new bats­man Fabian Allen’s run-out dis­missal off the very next de­liv­ery, at­tempt­ing a sui­ci­dal sin­gle, summed up the Windies mis­ery.

(Pic­ture by Ken­more By­noe.)

CAP­TAIN KASTUN STOUTE pow­ered Comber­mere into the semi-fi­nals with a knock of 68 to oust de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons Christ Church Foun­da­tion. LUC­KNOW – An­other dis­mal per­for­mance led to an­other de­press­ing re­sult as West Indies suf­fered yet an­other se­ries de­feat with a heavy 71-run crush­ing at the hands of In­dia, in the sec­ond Twenty20 In­ter­na­tional here yes­ter­day.

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