The triumph helped India leapfrog over England to the top of the T20 team rankings, with Rohit Sharma's side now matching the top rating of 269.
Rohit Sharma has admitted that it was very hard on Shreyas Iyer on not making it to India's playing XI in the first T20I against West Indies.
India vs West Indies first T20I: I tried to not give them room to free their arms, says Ravi Bishnoi
Ravi Bishnoi snapped up two wickets for 17 runs in his quota of four overs in his maiden international match on Wednesday.
Nicholas Pooran said that dew played a key role as batting second under heavy dew made it easier for the Indians, who coasted to a six-wicket win to go 1-0 up in the series.
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Ahead of the three-match T20 series starting today in Kolkata's Eden Gardens, Rohit Sharma addressed journalists and answered a query of questions.
Rohit agreed that there are a few gaps in the Indian team which need to be filled and said that it is important to give enough game time for those filling the gaps to get settled into those slots.
West Indies and India play the first match of their three T20I series at Kolkata's Eden Gardens on February 16.
India and West Indies will lock horns in three T20Is beginning Wednesday and the focus will be on the brand of cricket India play, having witnessed disappointment in T20 World Cup 2021.
While Rahul has suffered a hamstring injury while fielding in the second ODI on February 9, Axar has not fully recovered from his shin injury that also forced him to miss the South Africa tour.
The series will be the first for Rohit Sharma as white-ball captain of the side.
Tamil Nadu players Shahrukh Khan and R Sai Kishore to join as Team India reserves for Windies series
Both Shahrukh and Sai Kishore played a huge part in Tamil Nadu's victorious campaign and their call-up is more of a precautionary measure given the Covid situation.