3rd T20 West Indies vs England: Nicholas Pooran and Rovman Powell build a positive partnership for the hosts as they manage to get their individual fifties

Nicholas Pooran knocked his fifty in just 34 balls while Rovman in 31 balls.

After an early wicket of Brandon King fell, experienced batsman, Nicholas Pooran came down to bat at the first down and seemed to look set from the pavilion itself.

Pooran knocked for a sensational fifty encouraging his team to come out and bat comfortably. The beautiful combinations of his boundaries have shown an impressive yet intense form of Pooran in the third T20.

Pooran’s half-century was completed in 34 balls as it included 2 stunning fours and 4 brilliant sixes. Nicholas Pooran at number 3 looked positive to give the hosts a competitive score to defend. Pollard seems to be happy with the performance of Nicholas Pooran.

Pooran provided a positive partnership until West Indies lost its second-opening batsman Shai Hope. Hope got knockdown very cheaply as the hosts were two wickets down before the power play ends.

Pooran remained in his 20s in both the T20s he played in this series and looks in an aggressive form for the third match against the England team.

With two wickets gone, Rovman Powell took the responsibility to assist the hitting batsman Pooran to build a strong partnership as the host’s eye revenge for the loss of a close match in the second T20.

Rovman Powell knocked for his half-century in 31 balls as the replacement player balanced his innings by taking singles as well as 1 four and 5 sixes. Rovman Powell is currently playing at the strike rate of 170.9 while Pooran is at 152.7.

West Indies are now at the loss of two wickets, while Pooran and Powell hold the partnership of runs, giving the hosts a consistent score at the beginning of the first innings. With the individual half centuries of both the players. Windies hope to end the first innings without collapsing in the middle order.

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