India beat West Indies by 71 runs in 2nd T20

Skipper Rohit Sharma’s record-breaking fourth T20 century powered India to a comprehensive 71-run win over West Indies and gave hosts an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

In the second T20match at Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Stadium in Lucknowlast night, Skipper Rohit made unbeaten 111 off 61 balls, comprising eightboundaries and seven sixes, helping India to score 195 for 2 after being put intobat. Rohit surpassed Virat Kohli to become top run-getter among Indians inshortest format. In reply, West Indies batting caved in once again as theymanaged only 124 for 9 at the end of the stipulated overs.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Khaleel Ahmed and Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets each. In the current tour, West Indies have already lost the Test series 0-2 and ODI series by 1-3.

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