Highlights, India vs West Indies, 3rd T20I from MumbaiIND vs WI, 3rd T20I: Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the third and final T20I between India and West Indies from the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The Indian batsmen have fired them to 240/3 from the 20 overs with Rahul, Rohit and Kohli getting fifties each. The trio brought on the fire and took apart the opposition bowlers and smashed them all over the park. Rahul top scored with 91 while Kohli and Rohit registered 70* and 71 respectively. West Indies need 241 from 20 overs to take the series. The three-match series is tied at 1-1. Follow the ball by ball updates from the series decider between India and West Indies on indiatvnews.com. LIVE SCORECARD | LIVE STREAMING
Highlights, India vs West Indies, 3rd T20I: WI 173/8 (20 overs) vs IND (240/3) in Mumbai
22.41 IST: Chahar to Cottrell, FOUR! Clears the fielders inside the circle on the off.
22.39 IST: Chahar to Pierre, OUT! Easy catch for substitute fielder Ravindra Jadeja.
22.38 IST: Bhuvneshwar to Williams, FOUR! Cheeky from Williams! He goes behind the wicketkeeper this time and connects it well.
22.37 IST: Bhuvneshwar to Williams, SIX! Straight over the bowler's head.
22.29 IST: Shami to Walsh, OUT! Wanted to scoop it over the wicketkeeper but fails to connect. India three wickets away from victory.
22.23 IST: Chahar to Walsh, FOUR! Length delivery from Chahar and Walsh pulls it towards deep midwicket. Chahar clearly not happy with the delivery.
22.20 IST: Bhuvneshwar to Pollard, OUT! That should be the match for India! A little too short on the occasion and Pollard fails to get under the ball in time. Mistimes it and is caught at deep midwicket.
22.18 IST: Bhuvneshwar to Pollard, FOUR! Rohit had only gone a little straight from long-off, and Pollard has sweetly targeted the vacant position.
22.18 IST: Bhuvneshwar to Pollard, FOUR! Attempted a pull shot this time, but it goes straight over the bowlers' head.
22.15 IST: Bhuvneshwar to Pollard, SIX! Poor delivery from Bhuvi this time, as he bowls a full toss outside off. Slammed over long-on.
22.13 IST: Kuldeep to Pollard, FOUR! Pulled off the back foot. Pollard brings his fourth T20I fifty.
22.11 IST: Kuldeep to Pollard, SIX! WHAT A SHOT! Pollard had backed up and Kuldeep pitched the delivery way outside off. However, the Windies captain manages to reach the ball in time and slogs it over the cover.
22.10 IST: Kuldeep to Pollard, SIX! He hasn't even timed it perfectly, but the sheer power is enough for the ball to sail over the long-on boundary.
22.03 IST: Kuldeep to Pollard, no run. only two runs off the over!
22.00 IST: Kuldeep to Holder, OUT! After a tight over from Shami, Holder had little option but to go for a biggie. Virat takes the gamble with Kuldeep and it pays off. Holder fails to time it to perfection as Manish Pandey catches it at long-on.
21.50 IST: Kuldeep to Hetmyer, OUT! Kuldeep throws in a full-toss this time and Hetmyer hits it deep, but KL Rahul is placed perfectly to catch that.
21.49 IST: Kuldeep to Hetmyer, SIX! This time on the off-side! Another fullish delivery and Hetmyer goes over cover.
21.49 IST: Kuldeep to Hetmyer, SIX! Hetmyer takes the aerial route! A little full and the Windies batsman pulls it over the midwicket.
21.45 IST: Dube to Pollard, SIX! Dube pitches it up and Pollard drags it from outside off over wide long-on for a six.
21.43 IST: Dube to Shreyas, OUT! Hetmyer clears his leg and looks to clear mid-on and it goes straight in and out of Iyer's hands, who was staioned there. That was a simple catch there but dropped. Could that prove to be costly?
21.39 IST: Pollard to Kuldeep, SIX! Kuldeep pushed one through and Pollard smashes it over his head for a mammoth six. That was 92 kmph from Kuldeep...very unlike him.
21.38 IST: Kuldeep Yadav is into the attack. He is making a comeback after a long time.
21.36 IST: Dube to Pollard, FOUR! Full toss and Pollard helps it on his way through mid-wicket for a boundary. 19 runs off the over. Can West Indies kick in from here?
21.35 IST: Dube to Pollard, FOUR! Short and another poor delivery and Pollard peddels it fine for a boundary. Top placement from Pollard to get the boundary.
21.34 IST: Dube to Hetmyer, FOUR! Pitched up and Hetmyer clears his leg and hits it in between mid-on and covers for a boundary. It was in the air but no fielder there.
21.33 IST: Dube to Hetmyer, SIX! He is welcomed with a maximum. Slow and short and Hetmyer once again goes over square leg for a maximum. He is looking in fine touch today.
21.33 IST: Shivam Dube is the new bowler for India
21.32 IST: Bhuvneshwar to Hetmyer, REVIEW LOST! Ball tracking shows it has pitched outside leg stump and therefore, the decision stays with the on-field umpire and India lose their review.
21.29 IST: Bhuvneshwar to Pollard, SIX! Bhuvi strays down the leg a bit and Pollard flicks his wrist just and goes flying flat over square leg for a maximum. First of the innings for Pollard.
21.25 IST: Shami to Hetmyer, SIX! This time Shami bangs it short and Hetmyer clears his front leg and hits it over square leg for another maximum. Back to back sixes.
21.24 IST: Shami to Hetmyer, SIX! Pitched up and Hetmyer slaps it over his head for a maximum. It was in the slot and Hetmyer was not backing out from that.
21.17 IST: Kieron Pollard is the next man in.
21.17 IST: Chahar to Pooran, OUT! Wide and Pooran throws his bat at it and could find hivam Dube at third man, who comes in and takes a fine running catch to hurt West Indies further. The visitors lose their third wicket. WI 17/3 from 3.1 overs
21.15 IST: Nicholas Pooran is the new man in
21.14 IST: Shami to Simmons, OUT! It was a quiet over and Simmons had to go for it and in the process, he only gets a top edge to Shreyas Iyer at point, who doesn't let the ball go. B oth the openers back in the hut now. WI 17/2 from 3 overs
21.09 IST: Mohammed Shami is the next bowler in line. One over spell for everyone so far.
21.08 IST: Kumar to Simmons, FOUR BYES! Just strays down the leg and it went past Pant for a boundary. Second of the over.
21.08 IST: Shimron Hetmyer is the new man in.
21.07 IST: Kumar to King, OUT! Looks to go for the big shot but only hits it as far as deep cover, where KL Rahul was stationed and he didn't move a bit. First blow for the Windies. WI 12/1 from 1.5 overs
21.04 IST: Kumar to Simmons, FOUR! Charges down the track and swings through the line of the ball and goes over the in field for a boundary.
21.03 IST: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to bowl from the other end.
21.02 IST: Chahar to King, FOUR! Just strays down the leg a tad bit and King flicks it off his hips for a boundary. Sundar tried his best to stop it but the ball just goes past him for a boundary. First of the innings.
20.58 IST: The players are back on the field. Deepak Chahar will begin for India. West Indies to open with Lendl Simmons and Brandon King.
20.49 IST: The openers and Kohli have given India enough runs on the board after some fiery hitting in the middle. Rahul missed out on a cenutury but once again showed why he is such an important player in T20Is. Kohli and Rohit on the other hand brought on the fire as well, attacking the bowlers and sending them to the cleaners and giving INDIA a huge total of 240/3. Join us in a bit for the second innings!
20.47 IST: Cottrell to Kohli, SIX! Not the ending Cottrell would have liked. Slightly picthed up and Kohli slams it over his head for a maximum to end the innings on a high and take India to 240/3
20.44 IST: Cottrell to Rahul, OUT! Cottrell once again bangs it short and Rahul looks to pull it for a maximum and it takes a top edge and goes straight to Pooran behind the wicket.
20.43 IST: Cottrell to Kohli, REVIEW! Kohli survives after taking a succesful review following a poor decision in the last over.
20.40 IST: Pollard to Kohli, SIX! Another maximum. He has been targetting the deep mid-wicket area and this time gets another maximum through through that region. 27 off the over.
20.38 IST: Pollard to Kohli, FOUR! It was a free-hit and Kohli hits it straight to deep cover, where Hetmyer was stationed but a nawkward bounce meant it goes past him for a boundary.
20.36 IST: Pollard to Kohli, SIX! FIFTY! Same ball, same shot... just a little wider through deep mid-wicket. This also brings up his 24th T20I fifty for Kohli.
20.36 IST: Pollard to Kohli, SIX! Bad ball outside off and Kohli picks it up and slaps it over long-on for a maximum.
20.33 IST: Williams to Kohli, SIX! WOW! Full and Kohli shuffles across the stumps and slams it into the second tier over long-on for a maximum. Brings up India's 200 that!
20.31 IST: Williams to Rahul, SIX! It was full and slow, Rahul pickes it up and it flies over long-on for a maximum. Had to get under that one and apply all the power he had and he manages to do that well.
20.29 IST: Cottrell to Rahul, FOUR! Short once again and this time Rahul slaps it down the ground for a boundary. Rahul moves into the 80s with that one.
20.28 IST: Cottrell to Kohli, FOUR! A little bounce on offer and it finds the edge of Kohli's bat but it flies over the keeper for a boundary.
20.26 IST: Just three runs of the 16th over from Williams. A fine, fine over when the batsmen are going bonkers.
20.20 IST: Holder to Kohli, FOUR! Another loose ball and Kohli sends it flying through wide long-on for a boundary. Moves into the 20s in no time.
20.19 IST: Holder to Kohli, SIX! Full-toss and Kohli easily deposits it in the stands. The Indian captain is kicking on now.
20.18 IST: Holder to Kohli, FOUR! On his legs and he just picks it up and flickes it in between deep mid-wicket and deep square-leg for a boundary.
20.17 IST: Holder to Rahul, SIX! Inside out and over covers for a boundary. What timing and perfection from KL. Moves into his 70s
20.15 IST: Walsh to Kohli, SIX! Little full and Kohli gets down on his knees and picks it up and hits it over long-on for a six. His first of the innings.
20.10 IST: Virat Kohli is the next man in
20.09 IST: Pollard to Pant, OUT! Wide outside off and he hits it straight to Holder at long-off. Gets down on one knee and hits it straight to Holder, who didn't have to move. IND 136/2 from 12.2 overs
20.03 IST: Rishabh Pant is the new man in.
20.03 IST: Williams to Rohit, OUT! FINALLY! Rohit looks to go for the big hit over mid-wicket but only manages to top edge it and a good, composed catch by Hayden Walsh Jr. to get send the Mumbaikar packing. IND 135/1 from 11.4 overs
20.01 IST: Evin Lewis has jarred his knee and has been stretchered off the field. Looks like his participation in the game is in doubt. Stay tuned for more updates!
19.54 IST: Walsh to Rahul, FOUR! Full toss and Rahul disects long-on and deep mid-wicket for a boundary. Second of the over for him.
19.54 IST: Walsh to Rahul, FOUR! Driven through the covers from Rahul this time for a boundary. The ball is flying everywhere today.
19.52 IST: Walsh to Rohit, SIX! Short and Rohit rocks back and slams it over fine leg for a maximum. His fifth of the innings.
19.49 IST: Holder to Rohit, FOUR! A wild shot from Rohit but luck his on his side today and it flies past wicketkeeper for a boundary. Not their day today.
19.46 IST: Holder to Rahul, FIFTY! On his hips and he flicks it on the leg side for a single to bring up his 8th fifty in T20Is for India.
19.40 IST: Pierre to Rohit, FOUR! Full-toss and sliced away for a boundary through point. This is pure pressure on the bowler.
19.40 IST: Pierre to Rohit, SIX! FIFTY! WOW! This time he has gone straight and long. Not only does Rohit gets the distance but height too. A towering six over the bowler's head. Also brings up his 5th T20I fifty. He is on song here.
19.38 IST: Pierre to Rohit, SIX! Pitched up and slog sweeped it for a boundary and it has gone a long, long way. What a hit!
19.34 IST: Walsh to Rohit, FOUR! Cheeky! Plays it late and almost off the keeper's gloves and it runs down towards the boundary for another boundary. He moves into his 40s.
19.32 IST: Hayden Walsh Jr. introduced into the attack now.
19.27 IST: Williams to Rahul, FOUR! Beauty this time from Rahul. Nothing wrong from the bowler. Pitched up by Williams and Rahul drives it through covers for a boundary.
19.26 IST: Williams to Rahul, SIX! Loose ball and Rahul opens his face of the bat and slices it over the in field for a boundary through third-man. Second time he has done that. India are flying now.
19.26 IST: Williams to Rahul, FOUR! Pitched up and driven through the covers for a boundary. Rahul joins the party now.
19.25 IST: Kesrick Williams to bowl the last ball of the powerplay.
19.22 IST: Pierre to Rohit, FOUR! Short and cut away in between point and gully for a boundary. Rohit is not holding back here. He has raced away to 33.
19.20 IST: Pierre to Rohit, DRAMA! What an effort by Lewis. Rohit slog sweeps it towards deep-midwicket and it had six written all over it until Lewis jumped in thin air and grabbed the ball before throwing it away into play as he went past the boundary. However, he comes back and throws it towards the keepers end, where Rohit was almost run-out. All happening at the Wankhede!
19.19 IST: Pierre to Rohit, SIX! Welcome into the attack. Pitched up and Rohit picks it up over long-on for another six.
19.19 IST: Khary Pierre into the attack.
19.18 IST: Holder to Rahul, SIX! Cut away for a maximum. A loose ball outside off and Rahul slashes it over point for a flat six. 14 off the over. 2 consecutive good overs for India.
19.17 IST: Holder to Rahul, FOUR! Beautifully done by Rahul. It was not a bad ball but he picks it up from outside off and heaves it over mid-wicket for a boundary.
19.14 IST: Cottrell to Rohit, FOUR! DELICATE! Slightly outside off with the angle and Rohit guides it past slips for another boundary. 16 runs off the over.
19.10 IST: Cottrell to Rohit, FOUR! Pitched up again and he presents the full face of the bat and drives it straight past the mid-on fielder for a boundary.
19.09 IST: Cottrell to Rohit, SIX! Pitched up and little wide and it allows Rohit to free his arms and he goes for the big heave wide of long-on for a maximum. First of the day.
19.07 IST: Holder to Rahul, FOUR! Same ball and same result. Only difference was that this time, Rahul got a proper edge and the ball was too fine for the third man to cut down. Another boundary.
19.06 IST: Holder to Rahul, FOUR! Little bit of swing and pitched slightly up, Rahul slashes hard at it and he edges it past first slip for a boundary.
19.05 IST: Jason Holder to bowl from the other end.
19.04 IST: A good first over from Cottrell. Barring the boundary of the second ball, his line and lengths have been on point.
19.01 IST: Cottrell to Rohit, FOUR! Pitched up and hammered through the cover region for a boundary. Rohit is up and away.
19.00 IST: The players are out in the middle. Rohit Sharma on strike for India, Sheldon Cottrell to begin for West Indies.
18.40 IST: Playing XIs:
India: Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli (C), Rishabh Pant (WK), Shreyas Iyer, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Shami
West Indies: Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Brandon King, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (WK), Kieron Pollard (C), Jason Holder, Khary Pierre, Hayden Walsh, Sheldon Cottrell, Kesrick Williams
18.34 IST: TEAM CHANGES - Mohammed Shami and Kuldeep Yadav come in place of Ravindra Jadeja and Yuzvendra Chahal for India. West Indies unchanged.
18.30 IST: TOSS - Kieron Pollard has won the toss and West Indies will bowl first.
18.17 IST: PITCH REPORT - There's some grass on the pitch and it will help the seamers. However, the batsman will find it great to bat on it. The ball will come on to the bat and they can play their shot. Also, dew will play a major factor in the game. So, win toss and bat first.
17.56: Nothing like home, is it?
17.52 IST: Hello and welcome to the live blog for the final T20I at Wankhede Stadium. The Indian team learnt their lessons the hard way in the previous game at Thiruvananthapuram, where Lendl Simmons shined in Windies' easy 8-wicket victory. India's problems while setting the target resurfaced, but Shivam Dube emerged as a positive with his maiden half-century. Bowling and fielding continue to be an issue for the host side, and as both the teams meet for the final game in Mumbai, India will aim to end their year in the shortest format on a high.
Brief Preview: With the series tied at 1-1, both India and West Indies will aim to come out with the final punch and outclass each other when they battle it out in the third and final T20I set to be played at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday evening. (FULL PREVIEW)