Evin Lewis, Kieron Pollard take West Indies 1-0 up

West Indies continued their dominance against Afghanistan, following a 3-0 ODI sweep with a comfortable 30-run win in the first T20I on Thursday.

Powered by Evin Lewis’ 68 off 41 at the top of the order, West Indies put up 164 for 5. Afghanistan’s chase never took off and they eventually subsided to 134 for 9, with Kesrick Williams’ picking up 3 for 17.

At the end of three overs, West Indies were 10 for 1, with Lewis batting on 1 off 8 balls. For six overs after that Lewis discovered the cheat codes to this game. After 9 overs, West Indies were 88 for 1, with Lewis on 60 off 31 balls. In that six-over period, he had blasted 59 runs in 23 balls, seemingly finding the boundary at will.

Summarized scores: West Indies 164 for 5 (Lewis 68, Pollard 32*, Naib 2-24) beat Afghanistan 134 for 9 (Najibullah 27, Williams 3-17, Pollard 2-17) by 30 runs

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