The wet outfield at the Central Broward Regional Park in Florida ended India’s hopes of levelling the series, but after the match, Indian skipper, MS Dhoni said that the outfield was not a big concern of his team. However, the Windies captain Carlos Brathwaite said that it was “unsafe” for play.
Speaking after the match, Indian skipper MS Dhoni seemed disappointed about the
"What the umpires told us, there was not adequate equipment over here and the condition of it was quite bad, so because the conditions wouldn't improve we won't be able to play a game," Dhoni said. "That's a call that the match officials have to make and as far as I've played close to 10 years of international cricket and frankly I've played under worse off conditions.
"If I remember in 2011, the whole ODI series that we played in England, it was literally playing under the rain. I feel definitely the conditions … ultimately the umpires decide so they decide you play, we play. If they say okay it was unfit for play, it was unfit for play.
"It was on this [west] side where
Contrary to Dhoni’s statements, West Indies skipper Carlos Brathwaite said that the outfield was “unsafe”.
So, in my opinion, it was unsafe."
"There were about two or three," Brathwaite
"So, in my opinion, it was unsafe, and even if the run-ups were good and a guy hits a ball in the outfield in a fast-paced T20 game and he chases
Although the result was disappointing, Dhoni said that the Indian team would like to come to the USA and play more in the future.
"This is one place where we can come back and play
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