All-round India down West Indies in first ODI by 6 wickets

Rohit Sharma scored 60 runs in the chase. Getty Images

Rohit Sharma scored 60 runs in the chase. Getty Images

India facilitated to a six-wicket win in the opening ODI in Ahmedabad in the wake of pursuing down 176 in only 28 overs. Yuzvendra Chahal stowed four – and crossed the 100 ODI wickets mark – while Washington Sundar picked three on his re-visitation of give the guests trouble after they were approached to bat. Prasidh Krishna, with figures of 10-0-29-2, was likewise key in holding West Indies under control.

With only one practice meeting subsequent to showing up in India behind them, Kieron Pollard had encouraged his side to “break on” and attempt and bat full 50 overs. The players anyway couldn’t exactly hit the ground and at one phase were decreased to 79 for 7. It was Jason Holder’s 50 years that set up the side beyond 160 to give India some kind of a test.

When the coin fell in Rohit Sharma’s approval in India’s 1000th ODI, the skipper appreciated unlimited authority during the innings with his bowlers making the arrangements work perfectly. Shai Hope creamed two sequential fours through cover in the third over yet lost his shafts as Mohammed Siraj got the following conveyance to nip back in. Within edge crashed onto the stumps and gave India the early leap forward. Darren Bravo (31 off 52) and Brandon King made 31 off 52 for the second wicket before Washington constrained the guests into one more time of revamping. He previously had King chip a catch to midwicket and afterward caused Bravo lbw to leave West Indies problems at 45 for 3.

A little stand of 26 prospered between Shamarh Brooks and Nicholas Pooran however Chahal shut down those fights with his strikes. Pooran fell first as the left-hander missed a compass and was given out lbw after an audit. Pollard got sucked into playing a hazardous drive first ball and was bowled by Chahal’s googly as West Indies found themselves 71 for 5. Streams was then gotten behind as Chahal drove the obliteration.

Akeal Hosein stowed a duck however Jason Holder and Fabian Allen gave the genuinely necessary protection from set up the score past 150. Holder looked familiar and was positive in his methodology against the spinners. He took on Chahal and struck the legspinner for three sixes prior to getting to his 50 years. He was dropped by Prasidh Krishan on 23 when the ball went through the pacer’s hand at the square leg fence for a six. The pair made 78 off 91 with Holder contributing 47 off 48 preceding Washington finished Allen’s innings on 29. Holder was gotten behind attempting to push at a back of length conveyance from Prasidh to end any desires for the guests crossing the 200-pursue mark.

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Right from the beginning in the pursuit, Rohit was feeling rebuffing even as Ishan Kishan made a scratchy beginning. India made 67 in the powerplay with Rohit dashing towards his 50 years and Kishan partaking in the show from the opposite end. In the tenth over, Rohit originally broke a limit against Kemar Roach on the subsequent ball and afterward struck the fourth ball for a limit to the third man fence. The fifth ball was Rohit’s absolute best in the innings as he smoked a short ball over square leg to get the initial six of the innings.

The India skipper got to his 44th ODI 50 years off 42 balls yet fell not long after to Alzarri Joseph. Virat Kohli began with a limit off the external edge, uppercut the following ball for one more limit yet was gotten at fine leg playing the draw on his fourth conveyance. Rishabh Pant experienced an unfortunate run out while Kishan tracked down the fine leg defender subsequent to nailing a scope yet India never watched crazy. Debutant Deepak Hooda and Suryakumar Yadav scored 62 at near run a ball to close the entryway on the guests.

Brief score : West Indies 176 all-out in 43.5 overs (Jason Holder 57; Yuzvendra Chahal 4-49, Washington Sundar 3-30) lost to India 178/4 in 28 overs (Rohit Sharma 60; Alzarri Joseph 2-45) by 6 wickets.

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