On August 27, 2016, India will play their first ever International cricket match on the soil of the United States of America against the West Indies.

Dhoni gets OUT of the last ball. West Indies win by Onerun!

2 runs required off the last ball!

238/3 in 19 overs. 8 runs to win in 6 balls.

206/3 16.4 overs. (Dhoni 30* Rahul 88*)

India 192/3 in 14.2 overs. (KL Rahul 88* of 42 deliveries, Dhoni 16*)

Final score 245/6 in 20

Overs11 - 132/1

Overs 8.2 - 111/1

Overs 4 - 64/0

Overs 2: WI 24/0

The 1st T20 game will be played atLauderhill from 10 a.m. local time.

MS Dhoni wins the toss and India will bowl first.

India line-up: Dhoni,RohitSharma, Rahul, Virat Kohli, Rahane, Stuart Binny, Ravi Ashwin, Ravinder Jadeja, Shami, Bumrah and B Kumar.

It will not be an easy task for the Men in Blue, as the World T20 champions have filled their side with a bunch of attacking players who have proved their mettle in the Carribean Premier League.In a recent talk, Indian coach Anil Kumble also told that West Indies will be stronger and mightier in this format of the game.

Captain Dhoni has joined the side along with Jasprit Bumrah who were not in the squad in the recently concluded Test series.

TV Telecast Information

The contest starts at 07.30 PM IST, and it will be shown live on Star Sports 1, 3, HD1 and HD 3.

Where to watch online?

The official website of Star Sports is streaming the game online. Another way in which you can watch is by visiting Yupp TV.

Team News

Shami and Bumrah will find a place in the final eleven considering their recent form. The third pace bowler will be picked from three choices; B Kumar, Stuart Binny, and Umesh Yadav. Ashwin will lead the spin attack of the team, and he will also bat in the beginning of the tail end.

On the other hand, Suleiman Benn will be replaced by Sunil Naraine in the West Indian squad. Chris Gayle will open the innings for the Caribbeans along with Johnson Charles.The team is quite strong in the batting department, as they have immense depth in the ninth spot. World Cup hero Carlos Brathwaite is batting in the 9th position, and it indicates their strength in this area.

Pitch conditions

In all probabilities, we can expect a run feast in this encounter.

The curator has made the pitch flat, and respecting the batting depth of these two sides, we can easily expect more than 200 runs in the first innings. The skipper who wins the toss will not hesitate to bat first, as chasing may be a bit difficult.

In another important competition today, Pakistan is playing England in the 2nd ODI at Lord's. Follow this match live here at Blasting News.

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