West Indies hit 21 sixes – a record in a T20 international innings – while their total was the third highest in history. India’s response sits fourth on the list. Lewis, the 24-year-old left-handed opener playing only his second international match, took 32 off a Stuart Binny over, the joint second most expensive over in T20s.
Evin Lewis smashed a 48-ball century and Johnson Charles scored 79 off 33 deliveries in West Indies’ 245-6 in the series opener in Lauderhill, Florida. Dwayne Bravo had MS Dhoni caught at short third man off the final ball of the match to seal a remarkable victory.
led India’s reply with an unbeaten 110 – his 46-ball hundred was the joint second fastest in T20s. The final game of the series takes place at the same venue on Sunday. India won the four-Test series 2-0.
West Indies 245-6 (20 overs): Lewis 100 (49), Charles 79 (33)
India 244-4 (20 overs): Rahul 110* (51), Rohit 62 (28)