India V. West Indies: IND Beat WI By 105 runs

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Highlights:

  • India defeated West Indies by 105 runs at Port Of Spain
  • India lead the series 1-0
  • Ajinkya Rahane was adjudged the man of the match

 

India put in a dominant performance to trash West Indies by 105 runs to lead the five match series 1-0. In a rain affected match reduced to 43 overs, India put up a massive total of 310. The West Indian chase never got off, as they could only manage a distant 205 runs to lose by a huge margin.

 

Winning the toss on a wet and windy day in Port of Spain, West Indies skipper Jason Holder put in India to bat first having won the toss. Continuing his fine form from the Champions Trophy, opener Shikhar Dhawan set the pace as he scored a quick fire 63 runs. Ably supported by Ajinkya Rahane who has replaced Rohit Sharma in this series, the two put up their fifth 100 run patenership to set a solid foundation for the middle order. Ajinkya Rahane (103) notched up his third ODI century, while Captain Virat Kohli scored a brilliant 87 off 66 balls to ensure India set a mammoth target of 311 for the West Indies.

 

The Windies batsmen never looked comfortable in the middle as they lost wickets at regular intervals. They were jolted quite early by beautiful deliveries from Bhuvneshwar Kumar who picked up two quick wickets. Shai Hope scored a half-century and was the only highlight for their innings.Kuldeep Yadav was the star performer as he bowled exceptionally well and bagged three wickets in the process. Giving nothing away it was a matter of time before the West Indians were out of the run chase, handing India their biggest win against West Indies, in West Indies with some ease.

 

It was a massive performance for India as they outplayed their opponents in all three departments of the game. India will look to carry forward their momentum when they take on the West Indies in the second match at the Queen’s Park Oval.

 

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