Virat Kohli and his men, who won the first match, will now aim to clinch the series with a victory in the second T20I of the three-match series before the series moves to Guyana.
Cricket West Indies interim selection panel has named Jason Mohammed as the replacement for Andre Russell in the first and second matches of the MyTeam11 Twenty20 International Series, co-sponsored by Skoda and Fena.
India are giving a senior worldwide debut to fast-medium bowler Navdeep Saini as they seek to mould their squad with an eye as well on the World T20 tournament. The Indians were also helped by the reckless approach of West Indian batsmen. The captain's decision received a full backing from the bowlers as West Indies opened their innings on a frightful note. India struggled in their run chase and they were reduced to 32/2 in the seventh over with opener Shikhar Dhawan (1) and wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant (0) dismissed cheaply. The only other player to reach double figures mark was Nicholas Pooran who scored 20.
The first T20 match between India vs West Indies will be played under cloudy skies, with possibility of thunderstorm.
India opened bowling with off-spinner Washington Sundar (1/18) and got a wicket in the second ball itself with John Campbell slapping straight to deep midwicket fielder Krunal Pandya.
West Indies are the reigning ICC World T20 champions and will face India at the Broward County Stadium in the United States on Saturday and Sunday.
The India vs West Indies 1st T20I match will be telecast on Sony Ten 1 and Sony Ten 1 HD in English commentary and Sony Ten 3 and Sony Ten 3 HD in Hindi commentary.
The live streaming of India vs West Indies 1st T20I match will be available on the SonyLIV app.