Jadeja spins India to series-clinching win against West Indies

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While Virat Kohli-led team India made no changes in the playing XI that won the Monday's game, visitors made 2 changes in a bid to level the series in which they now trailed 1-2.

India yet to play three T20Is against West Indies in November. "We wanted to bowl first anyway and we got lucky".

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India's chase didn't begin well as Shikhar Dhawan chopped one on to the stumps against Oshane Thomas on 6 in the second over.

Though Rohit's innings was majorly chanceless but he received a life in the eight over of the second innings when Windies pacer Oshane Thomas delivered a huge no-ball.

Opener Rohit Sharma, who smashed 63, and skipper Virat Kohli, who made 33, put on an unbeaten 99-run stand as the hosts raced to their target before the sun had set in the day-night game. Rayudu also took a step ahead in cementing his place at No. 4 slot with a fine century in the previous game.

Sharma was on the rampage now and he belted Davendra Bishoo for six over long off before Kohli joined in by cutting the legspinner behind point for four as the score moved to 103 for one.

West Indies' batting again suffered a meltdown after their below-par performance in Mumbai, when they were bundled out for 153. The Indian bowlers were on the mark right from the start.

Jadeja also trapped big-hitter Shimron Hetmyer lbw for nine to rattle the West Indies middle-order.

Apart from skipper Jason Holder (25) and experienced all-rounder Marlon Samuels (24) no other West Indies batsmen applied themselves and went back cheaply.

Apart from Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah and Khaleel Ahmed chipped in with two wickets each to derail the Windies innings.

The young boy was waiting for his outside the stadium to meet his idol in a wheelchair and Dhoni not only clicked a few photos but also spent a few moments chatting with him.