Ind Vs Wi: Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, India achieved the West Indies’ target of 177 runs in 28 overs. With this win, India has taken a 1-0 lead in this series.
Earlier, India won the toss and invited West Indies to bat first. After this, the Indian bowlers made a great start and gave the first blow to West Indies on the score of 13 runs. Mohammad Siraj showed the way to the pavilion cheaply to Shay Hope.
After this, Washington Sundar added to the problems of the visiting team by dismissing Brandon King and Darren Bravo in the same over. Before the team could recover, Yuzvendra Chahal put the West Indies in trouble by dismissing Nicholas Pooran and Kieron Pollard in two consecutive balls.
At one point, the Caribbean team was looking in trouble after losing seven wickets for 79 runs, but after this Jason Holder and Fabian Allen put together an important partnership and took the team’s score beyond 150.
However, in front of Chahal and Sundar’s spin, the team could not last long and got piled up after scoring 176 runs in 43.5 overs. For West Indies, Jason Holder scored the highest 57 runs, while Yuzvendra Chahal took four and Washington Sundar took three wickets for India.
Captain Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan gave a strong start to the Indian team chasing West Indies’ target of 177 runs. Both added 84 runs for the first wicket.
During this, Rohit completed his 44th half-century in 42 balls. However, Rohit got out after scoring 60 runs. Four balls after his dismissal, Virat Kohli was also dismissed after scoring eight runs.
Not only this, after a while Ishan and Rishabh Pant also returned to the pavilion. At one point, the team had lost its four wickets at the score of 116 runs, but after this Suryakumar Yadav (34 *) and Deepak Hooda (26 *) put together an unbroken 62-run partnership for the fifth wicket and India won the match.
Rohit (60) scored the most runs for India while Alzarri Joseph took two wickets for West Indies.