Tilak Varma dedicated his celebration after reaching to his maiden T20I fifty to Rohit Sharma’s daughter Samaira. Tilak Varma top-scored for India with a 41-ball 51.
A special fifty 👍
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“It was towards Sammy, Rohit bhai’s daughter,” he told reporters after the match.
“I am very close to Sammy. I had promised her that whenever I will score a century or a fifty, I will do a celebration for her,” he added.
𝐖𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐧 🔁 😍
Tilak shared a 42-run partnership for the third wicket with Ishan Kishan (27) and a 38-run stand for the fifth wicket with Hardik, who scored 24 in 18 before he was bowled by Joseph. He helped India to reach 152 for 7 after skipper Hardik Pandya opted to bat.
West Indies survived a late scare to beat India by two wickets with seven balls remaining in their second T20 on Sunday. West Indies won the opener by four runs.
The teams will stay in Providence, Guyana, for the third T20 on Tuesday, with the final two matches set for Lauderhill, Florida, on August 12 and 13.