Hardik Pandya's unbeaten 20 off 15 balls sealed the deal, with his winning six confirming India's victory in the 17.5th over. The win was crucial for India as it kept the five-match series alive, with the West Indies still leading 2-1.
Kuldeep Yadav's pivotal contributions earlier in the day reclaimed momentum for India, dismissing the dangerous Nicholas Pooran (20 off 12) and well-set Brandon King (42 off 42) in the 15th over.
The match was temporarily delayed due to an unusual occurrence—the 30-yard circle not being demarcated. Despite the hiccup, the West Indies delivered their strongest start of the series after choosing to bat first.
While the pitch proved to be slow, the West Indies capitalized on the early powerplay overs. Yuzvendra Chahal was surprisingly given the ball in the powerplay, but Kyle Mayers took advantage by hitting a six off his bowling.
Kuldeep Yadav's crafty spin turned the tide as he claimed key wickets. His dismissal of Pooran and King dented the West Indies batting lineup.
Skipper Rovman Powell's late onslaught with three sixes in the final two overs propelled the West Indies to a competitive total.
The action-packed encounter showcased India's resilience and Suryakumar Yadav's undeniable prowess. With the series hanging in the balance, the upcoming matches promise to be a riveting battle between these two cricketing giants.">