Virat Kohli's ton powers India to 59-run win over West Indies in 2nd ODI

Virat Kohli scored a century in 2nd ODI
Virat Kohli scored a century in 2nd ODI
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After starting well, with Evin Lewis scoring 65, the partnership between Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran also looked threatening. But, Bhuvneshwar Kumar soon came in the act to dismiss four West Indian batsmen.

Match Summary 

India 279-7

West Indies 210-All Out

India won by 59 runs (DLS revised target 270)



Virat Kohli not getting a century had become a talking point in the media. The Indian skipper scored five half-centuries in the World Cup but failed to convert. For a man that has a conversion rate as good as anyone in international cricket, this was quite unusual.

However, in the first ODI that Virat played after the World Cup, he treaded the distance between a half-century and a century. The Indian skipper got good support from Shreyas Iyer, who scored 71, as India posted a 279-run total on the board.

Carlos Brathwaite was the most effective West Indian bowler.



After starting well, with Evin Lewis scoring 65, the partnership between Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran also looked threatening. But, Bhuvneshwar Kumar soon came in the act to dismiss four West Indian batsmen.

Kuldeep Yadav also dismissed two left-handers Evin Lewis and Shimron Hetmyer, both of whom were looking dangerous. Mohammed Shami then removed the last two wickets to take India to a 59-run win after the match was curtailed to 46 overs due to rain interruptions.

West Indies- Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Roston Chase, Jason Holder, Carlos Brathwaite, Kemar Roach, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas

India- Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, K Khaleel Ahmed

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