The delay at the start of the game, for "technical" reasons, robbed the match of a result with rain arriving two overs into the second innings.
Centurion KL Rahul was Dhoni's compatriot on field at that time and he revealed what was Captian Cool's strategy before the final over.
India' efforts with the ball were wasted as the match was abandoned due to rain.
Yesterday, India play it's first ever official match on American soil at Lauderhill, which MS Dhoni & Co lost by a solitary run.
The match began late by 40 minutes due to technical reasons and later rain spoilt India's chase when they were 15 for none in two overs, chasing 144 to win.
Ashwin took his 200th T20I wicket in the form of Kieron Pollard, thus becoming's India's leading wicket-taker in this format.
Welcome to our live coverage of West Indies-India 2nd Twenty20 International match being played at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill.
India needed just eight runs from the final over but could only manager six.
KL Rahul secured his maiden T20I century in just 46 balls (joint second fastest).
Rahul scored his maiden Twenty20 International century in 46 balls and stayed unbeaten on 110, striking 12 fours and 5 sixes in the process.
In the second and last tie of the 2-match T20I series, India will look to avoid another defeat to avoid slipping in T20 rankings.
India were 244 for the loss of 3 wickets, needing just 2 runs off the last ball with captain MS Dhoni on crease.
The encounter will be remembered as the match with highest aggregate of runs in any T20 game. Asked to bat first, West Indies scored 245 runs, then Indians scored 244; for a combined score of 489 runs.
India needed just eight runs from the final over and they should have have won the match with set batsmen Rahul and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in full flow.
Welcome to our live coverage of West Indies-India 1st Twenty20 International match being played at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill.