The West Indies poor form in the one-day matches transferred into the T20s also as they crumbled in the first match and their batting especially was a major weakness and remains a big concern coming into this second game in Lucknow.
After a slightly iffy win in the first T20I in Kolkata, the Indian team came romping back to dominate West Indies and march away in the second match in Lucknow on Tuesdayy with a comprehensive margin of 71 runs.
Fast bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed and Jasprit Bumrah, along with spinner Kuldeep Yadav, took two wickets each. Glad that we won this game and this series as well. We took the time initially and when he gets going it's not easy.More news: Brazil Legend Ronaldinho Has Only £5 In His Bank Account...Passport Seized
The charge was led by captain Rohit Sharma, who after playing out the first over as a maiden, opened his shoulders and sent the Windies bowlers and fielders on an almighty leather hunt, which ceased only when the final delivery was bowled.
Virat Kohli has found himself embroiled in a controversy over his "I don't think you should live in India" response to an enthusiast who called the skipper overrated while expressing his admiration for English and Australian batsmen.
India do still have four T20Is left to play in the calendar year: a now dead-rubber against the Windies, followed by three matches in Australia in December - wonder what that record could burgeon into!More news: Saints' Thomas pulls celebrates TD with cell phone
West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the second Twenty20 worldwide in Lucknow, India today.
"Our batting continues to let us down.We are still trying to find our best opening combination", said Brathwaite. "Hopefully, in the third game we'll put up a better performance and come up with a win".More news: Kentucky clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses voted out