IND vs WI 1st T20I, Highlights: Holder, McCoy & Shepherd take two wickets each to hand India 4-run loss

Follow for highlights of the first T20I between India and West Indies, happening at the Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba in Trinidad. 

Updated : Aug 06, 2023 19:10 IST

West Indies beat India by four runs in the first T20I of the five-match series.
West Indies beat India by four runs in the first T20I of the five-match series. | Photo Credit: AFP

West Indies beat India by four runs in the first T20I of the five-match series. | Photo Credit: AFP

Welcome to Sportstar’s coverage of the first T20I between India and West Indies, happening at the Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba in Trinidad.

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  • August 03, 2023 23:59
    IND v WI 1st T20 match report

    IND vs WI, 1st T20I: West Indies beats India by four runs, leads five-match series 1-0

    West Indies beat India by four runs in the first T20I of the five-match series on Thursday at the Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba in Trinidad.

  • August 03, 2023 23:45
    IND 145/9 in 20 overs

    Romario Shepherd to bowl the last over. Shepherd to Yadav, OUT! He came from around the wicket against Kuldeep Yadav and bowled him to give West Indies the eighth wicket! Yuzvendra Chahal steps out on the ground and goes back as India wanted to send Mukesh instead but since Chahal stepped onto the field, he had to continue. He manages a single somehow to keep Arshdeep on strike. Arshdeep takes a double as 7 needed off 3 now. Shepherd bowls a wide yorker to deliver a dot. Shepherd to Arshdeep, OUT! Arshdeep shuffled across to hit it over mid-wicket and got run out at the striker’s end while attempting a double. Debutant Mukesh Kumar comes in at number 11 with 6 needed off 1. He could only manage a single as India fell short in the end.

    West Indies wins the first T20I by four runs!

  • August 03, 2023 23:40
    IND 140/7 in 19 overs

    Obed McCoy to bowl the penultimate over of the innings. McCoy to Axar, OUT! Went very high as Axar got the elevation but not the distance as Hetmyer took another catch to send India’s last hope away. Arshdeep Singh comes in at number nine. McCoy to Arhsdeep, FOUR! Lucky boundary off the outside edge at fine leg. McCoy to Arshdeep, FOUR! Surprise shot from Arshdeep, who got away from the line of the ball and slashed hard to clear the extra cover region.- A wide and two singles follow as 11 comes from this over and India needs 10 from the last over.

  • August 03, 2023 23:35
    IND 129/6 in 18 overs

    Holder with his last over. Holder to Axar, SIX! Finally, he gets a clean connection to hit the ball over down the ground for a maximum. He takes a single as 11 comes from the over. 21 is needed of the last 12 to win.

  • August 03, 2023 23:30
    IND 118/6 in 16.5 overs

    A huge turn of events in the last over. Two wickets and a maiden has shifted the momentum back to West Indies. Axar Patel is the only capable batter in the middle. Only five singles from this over as the required run rate has gone near 11 at the moment.

  • August 03, 2023 23:20
    IND 113/6 in 16 overs

    Jason Holder with his third over. Holder to Hardik, OUT! Bowled! Hardik misses finding a connection while stepping out against a slow off-cutter that crashed onto the stumps to give West Indies a timely breakthrough. Axar Patel comes in at number seven. Samson RUN OUT! Axar taps and runs for a quick single and a brilliant direct throw by Kyle Mayers from silly mid-off to remove Samson who was short on his ground at striker’s end. Three dots against Kuldeep Yadav to end a wicket maiden!

  • August 03, 2023 23:18
    IND 113/4 in 15 overs

    Obed McCoy in the attack. McCoy bowls a no-ball outside-off. He delivers a perfect wide yorker on cue in free-hit delivery as Sanju could only manage a single. McCoy to Hardik, FOUR! Off thigh pads at fine leg for a boundary via leg byes. McCoy to Samson, SIX! Samson positioned himself well on a full-length ball to hit it over long-on to give a much-needed boundary.

  • August 03, 2023 23:13
    IND 98/4 in 14 overs

    Shepherd gives three singles and a wide from his five balls. Shepherd to Hardik, FOUR! Edged and went past point and gully for a boundary to end the over with 8 runs coming from it.

  • August 03, 2023 23:06
    IND 90/4 in 13 overs

    Akeal Hosein back into the attack. Hosein to Hardik, FOUR! Sweeps hard and the timing is exquisite which beats the boundary rider at deep square leg. Seven off this over.

  • August 03, 2023 23:03
    IND 83/4 in 12 overs

    Holder continues. Sanju Samson comes in at number six. Sanju guides the ball to third man to get off the mark with a single on the fourth ball. Holder to Hardik, FOUR! Classy shot by the captain. Front foot lofted drive over covers to end the over with a boundary.

  • August 03, 2023 23:01
    IND 77/4 in 11 overs

    Romari Shepherd comes back into the attack. Shepherd to Tilak, FOUR! Slow and wide of off Verma cuts it behind a backward square to get a boundary. Shepherd to Tilak, OUT! Good-looking Verma has to go this time! He pulls it straight to Hetmyer this time. An entertaining 39 knock comes to an end.

    Tilak Varma c Hetmyer b Shepherd 39 (22b 2x4 3x6)

  • August 03, 2023 22:49
    IND 70/3 in 10 overs

    Jason Holder continues. Holder to Surya, OUT! Holder strikes at the right time to bring WI back into the game. A lovely catch by Shimron Hetmyer sends Surya away who tried to clear the infield with a drive. Hardik Pandya, the new man in, gets off the mark with a single. Four singles and a wicket from this over.

  • August 03, 2023 22:45
    IND 66/2 in 9 overs

    Three singles from Akeal Hosein’s over.

  • August 03, 2023 22:42
    IND 63/2 in 8 overs

    Romario Shepherd in the attack. Shepherd to Tilak, SIX! Leans and reaches to the line of the ball outside off and sends it over long-off with a lofted punch. Shepherd to Tilak, FOUR! More runs for Tilak as guides the slower ball past short third for a boundary. 13 off the over.

  • August 03, 2023 22:36
    IND 50/12 in 7 overs

    Jason Holder is in the attack. He starts with a wide, followed by three singles. A couple of dots before Tilak keeps the strike in the next over with a single w hich brings 50 runs for India in seven overs. Just five runs from it.

  • August 03, 2023 22:32
    IND 45/2 in 6 overs

    Alzarri Joseph continues, Joseph to Tilak, SIX! What a shot this is! He uses the pace and swings it effortlessly to get off the mark in international cricket with a maximum. Joseph to Tilak, SIX! One more! Similar shot, this time he waited for the ball to come and swivel pull to get the second maximum of the over. Tilak guides the outside-off delivery at point region and looks for a single but is sent back by Surya on time, The fielder makes a mistake which costs four extra runs. Joseph is very unhappy with it. 17 off the over.

  • August 03, 2023 22:24
    IND 28/2 in 5 overs

    Obed McCoy comes into the attack. McCoy to Kishan, FOUR! Slashes the outside off-stump ball from McCoy, who came in from over the wicket for the left-hander. He gets a thick outside edge that goes past Charles at third man. McCoy to Kishan, OUT! Kishan looked for another boundary but mistimed the full-length ball and offered an easy catch to skipper Rovman Powell. Debutant Tilak Verma comes in at number four.

  • August 03, 2023 22:19
    IND 22/1 in 4 overs

    Alzarri Joseph comes into the attack. He starts with back-to-back wides. Joseph to Suryakumar, FOUR! Straight drive for a boundary. Joseph followed it up with four dots. Joseph to Suryakumar, SIX! A short one from Joseph outside off and a pick-up shot from Suya dispatches it over point to end the over with a maximum.

  • August 03, 2023 22:13
    IND 10/1 in 3 overs

    Akeal continues. Akeal to Gill, OUT! Big wicket for West Indies as Gill is stumped out by keeper Pooran. Akeal pitched it on a good length and bowled a slower one, which spun away for the batter as Gill stepped out but failed to get a connection of the ball. Suryakumar Yadav is the new man in at number three. Akeal to Yadav, FOUR! Shot! He waits for the ball to come to him and drives it on the on-side to get off the mark with a boundary. He keeps the strike in the next over with a single.

  • August 03, 2023 22:07
    IND 5/0 in 2 overs

    Obed McCoy comes from the other end. The pitch has offered very little assistance to the pacers. McCoy is hitting the deck but not getting the bounce which he wants. A slow start for India as just two singles came from this over.

  • August 03, 2023 22:03
    IND 3/0 in 1 over

    Akeal bowls a tight over to give just three runs. Both batters are off the mark as India three for no loss after 1 in 150 chase.

  • August 03, 2023 22:01
    Live Action

    Ishan Kishan takes the strike and is joined by Shubman Gill from the other end. Akeal Hosein takes the new ball.

  • August 03, 2023 21:56
    Target for India 150 off 120 balls
  • August 03, 2023 21:49
    WI 149/6 in 20 overs

    Last over of the match. Mukesh keeps the length full and targets the middle line with pin-point yorkers. He gives four singles before a double on a no-ball. Another yorker to give just a single on a free hit and he ends with another yorker to give just nine from the last over. West Indies 149 for six after 20 overs.

  • August 03, 2023 21:39
    WI 140/6 in 19 overs

    Arshdeep Singh comes into the attack. Arshdeep to Hetmyer, OUT! Hetmyer holes out to Axar. Romario Shepherd comes in as the new batter. Two dots followed by three wides. Arshdeep to Powell, OUT! Gets the second wicket of his over to remove the West Indies skipper on 48 while the batter tries to clear the long-on boundary.

  • August 03, 2023 21:32
    WI 134/4 in 18 overs

    Mukesh Kumar has been brought back in the attack. He bowls six good deliveries to give only six singles off his over

  • August 03, 2023 21:27
    WI 128/4 in 17 overs

    Arshdeep Singh with his third. Around the wicket and dragged down the off side. Powell waits patiently, before slicing it ahead of point for a boundary.

    Next, Arshdeep bowls a low full toss and Powell goes down on his knee, before slogging it over mid wicket for a six. Pure Power From Powell.

    West Indies building up towards a strong finish.

  • August 03, 2023 21:22
    WI 115/4 in 16 overs

    Powell keeps adding to Chahal’s misery. The leg spinner lands one full straight and Powell pummels it straight down for another SIX!

    Chahal drags it back with a string of dot balls to Hetmyer.

  • August 03, 2023 21:18
    WI 107/4 in 15 overs

    Hetmyer is the new batter for West Indies and he starts with a supremely-timed cover drive for a four. Hardik offers Powell width and the Caribbean batter goes after it. It is straight at Chahal, but he drops it. And to add insult to injury, Powell smokes the next one over mid-wicket fence for a SIX!

  • August 03, 2023 21:14
    Hardik removes Pooran

    Hardik Pandya back into the attack. Length ball on the stumps and Pooran goes after it. It is into the wind and it is an easy catch at midwicket for Tilak Varma.

    Nicholas Pooran c Tilak Varma b Pandya 41 (34b 2x4 2x6)

  • August 03, 2023 21:12
  • August 03, 2023 21:11
    WI 96/3 in 14 overs

    Kuldeep with his last over of the day. Powell takes a double to begin the over. Kuldeep floats one outside the off and Powell has a swipe at it. Edge, but Gill can’t get underneath that high chance. DROPPED!!!

    Kuldeep pushes through a three consecutive dot balls against Pooran to wind up an impressive spell.

  • August 03, 2023 21:07
    WI 92/3 in 13 overs

    Chahal with his second over. Over the wicket to Pooran. Starts with a dot ball. Pooran taps one to the leg side to take a single.

    Powell attempts a wild slog next up, but he fails to middle it. Just a single there. Chahal finishes the over well. Good one for India. Just five runs from it.

  • August 03, 2023 21:04
    WI 87/3 in 12 overs

    Kuldeep with his third. Kuldeep to Powell, FOUR! A powerfulshot from the captain to take full toll of the full toss. Seven off the over.

  • August 03, 2023 21:02
    WI 80/3 in 11 overs

    Hardik comes to bowl his third, Hardik to Powell, FOUR! Slower, outside off-stump ball as Powell slashes hard to clear the backward point for a boundary. 11 off the over.

  • August 03, 2023 20:52
    WI 69/3 in 10 overs

    Nicholas Pooran plays a reverse sweep off Kuldeep and a brilliant save by Mukesh at deep square leg which saves two runs. Six runs from this over as India is controlling the run rate with constant wickets. Time for a small drinks break.

  • August 03, 2023 20:48
    WI 63/3 in 9 overs

    Another brilliant over by Hardik. He is on point with his lines today and gives just two singles.

  • August 03, 2023 20:42
    WI 61/3 in 8 overs

    Kuldeep Yadav comes into the attack for Axar Patel. Kuldeep to Charles, OUT! Third down for West Indies, third wicket to the spinner! Kul-Cha is back! Charles goes for a big one to clear mid-wicket but a wonderful running catch by debutant Tilak Verma. Skipper Rovman Powell comes in. Four singles and a wicket from this over.

    Johnson Charles c Tilak Varma b Kuldeep Yadav 3 (6b 0x4 0x6)

  • August 03, 2023 20:35
    WI 57/2 in 7 overs

    Skipper Hardik comes into the attack. Hardik bowls a tight over to give just three singles off his first over.

  • August 03, 2023 20:32
    WI 54/2 in 6 overs

    Pooran looks quite dangerous with his demeanour. He unleashes his leg side range to hit Axar for a maximum followed by a four as 14 runs come from this over which also brings 50-run for West Indies inside powerplay.

  • August 03, 2023 20:21
    WI 40/2 in 5 overs

    Spin from the other end as well. Yuzvendra Chahal comes in for Arshdeep Singh. Chahal to Mayers, OUT! Chahal strikes on his first ball of the tour! He bowls full, onto the middle line, which directly hits Mayers on his toes after he positions himself awkwardly to trap the left-hander in front of the wickets. Jonson Charles comes in at number three and straight away gets off the mark with a single. Chahal to King, OUT! Yuzi on fire as the spinner removes both openers in just three deliveries. Chahal gives flight and keeps it in the middle hits king on his pads and looks plumb in front. West Indies takes a review and waste this one. Nicholas Pooran, the new batter is at number four. Chahal to Pooran, FOUR! A boundary to get off the mark for Pooran, who clears the mid-off boundary straight away. Pooran hits out of the part for SIX to end an eventful over.

  • August 03, 2023 20:17
    WI 29/0 in 4 overs

    Hardik introduces spin. Axar Patel comes into the attack. Kings take a single. Mayers too gets a single to get off the mark after playing six deliveries, Axar to King, SIX! Inside-out over covers for a beautiful maximum.

  • August 03, 2023 20:15
    WI 21/0 in 3 overs

    Arshdeep continues. Arshdeep to King, FOUR! Short, going down the line as King pulls it over short fine-leg for his fourth boundary. He takes a single before Mayers plays out two dots to end the over.

  • August 03, 2023 20:11
    WI 16/0 in 2 overs

    Mukesh Kumar, from the other end. Mukesh to King, FOUR! Uses his feet to come to the length of the ball and lofts it over mid-on for a boundary. Mukesh to King, FOUR! A third boundary for Brandon King, this time he chooses cover to clear the field. A single and two dots to end the over which gave nine from it.

  • August 03, 2023 20:03
    WI 7/0 in 1 over

    Arshdeep Singh, over the wicket for King, who has the strike. He starts with an inswinger as Kings plays it with light hands. Arshdeep again bowls on the same line, this time Brandon Kings flashes with a cracker drive but gets two runs. Arshdeep to King, FOUR! Edged that ran away to the third man past Kuldeep for a boundary. Seven from the over.

  • August 03, 2023 20:02
    Live Action

    Arshdeep Singh starts with the new ball ass Brendon King along with Kyle Mayers open for West Indies.

  • August 03, 2023 20:01
    India in T20Is

    Total matches - 200

    Wins - 127

    Losses - 63

    Win % - 63.50

  • August 03, 2023 19:58
    200th T20I for India

    Team India is playing its 200th T20I, becoming only the second team after Pakistan to play 200 T20Is!

  • August 03, 2023 19:54
    Anthem time

    It is time for three anthems - India national anthem, Trinidad and Tobago anthem and West Indies cricket anthem.

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  • August 03, 2023 19:47
    Most wickets in T20I since 2022

    Haris Rauf - 42 wickets

    Arshdeep Singh - 41 wickets

    Wanindu Hasaranga - 39 wickets

  • August 03, 2023 19:40


    Kyle Mayers, Brandon King, Johnson Charles, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell (c), Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy, Romario Shepherd


    Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Sanju Samson, Hardik Pandya (c), Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar.


  • August 03, 2023 19:33
    Toss Updates - West Indies wins toss, bat first

    Rovman Powell, West Indies captain has won the toss and elected to bat first vs India.

  • August 03, 2023 19:29
    India holds swift advantage over WI

    India has won last five T20 against West Indies.

  • August 03, 2023 19:25
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  • August 03, 2023 19:23
    IND vs WI T20 head-to-head

    Total match: 25

    India: 17 wins

    West Indies: 7 wins

    No result: 1 match

  • August 03, 2023 19:20
    Tilak Verma makes T20I debut

    The 20-year-old Hyderabad boy, Tilak Verma is making his senior debut for India in the first T20I against West Indies.

    Mukesh Kumar is also making his T20I debut after Test and ODI debut in the same series.


  • August 03, 2023 19:18
    Time when they met their idol!


  • August 03, 2023 19:13
    IND vs WI 1st T20 predicted XI


    Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma/Sanju Samson, Hardik Pandya (c), Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal/Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Mukesh Kumar.

    West Indies

    Kyle Mayers, Johnson Charles, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell (c), Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy, Oshane Thomas.

  • August 03, 2023 19:12
    T20 time!
  • August 03, 2023 19:04
    IND vs WI Squad


    Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ishan Kishan(w), Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Hardik Pandya(c), Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Mukesh Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Tilak Varma

    West indies

    Kyle Mayers, Johnson Charles, Nicholas Pooran(w), Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell(c), Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy, Oshane Thomas, Brandon King, Odean Smith, Roston Chase, Romario Shepherd

  • August 03, 2023 18:59
    IND vs WI Dream11 fantasy team


    Ishan Kishan, Nicholas Pooran


    Shubman Gill, Shimron Hetmyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Verma


    Kyle Mayers, Hardik Pandya


    Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Alzarri Joseph

    Team Composition: IND 7:4 WI Credits Left: 7.5

  • August 03, 2023 18:52
    When and where to watch India vs West Indies 1st T20I live in India?

    The first T20I between India and West Indies will be streamed LIVE on Jio Cinema and FanCode at 8:00 PM IST. Doordarshan (DD) Sports channel will show the Live telecast.

  • August 03, 2023 18:47

    Welcome to Sportstar’s Live coverage of the first T20I between India and West Indies at Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba in Trinidad. Stay tuned as we bring you all the live-action.

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