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India beat Windies by 8 wickets in 1st ODI at Guwahati

Rohit Sharma 154* for India against WINDIES

India won the toss and decided to bowl against the WINDIES in the 1st ODI of the Series, at the Barsapara Cricket Ground, Guwahati today.

West Indies – 322-8 (Shimron Hetmyer  106, Kieran Powell 51; Yuzvendra Chahal 3-41)

India – 326-2 (Virat Kohli 140, Rohit Sharma 154*)

Result – India won by 8 wickets


The WINDIES having been put in to bat by India, scored an impressive 322-8, with Shimron Hetmyer  106 and Kieran Powell 51 leading the way with the bat, supported by skipper Jason Holder 38 and  Devendra Bishoo, and Kemar Roach putting in a useful 44 run partnership towards the end of their innings. Yuzvendra Chahal 3-41 was the pick of the Indian bowlers.

In reply, Shikhar Dhawan went early to Oshane Thomas, however, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli steadied the ship and both went on to score impressive hundreds for India. India chased down the target losing just 2 wickets and 7.5 overs to spare.

For a full Match report click here 

India - Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(wk), Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal

West Indies - Kieran Powell, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shai Hope(wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Marlon Samuels, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder(c), Ashley Nurse, Devendra Bishoo, Kemar Roach, Oshane Thomas

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