India vs West Indies 1st ODI 2018 Highlights: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli Star as Ind beat WI

By | October 21, 2018

Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli Star as Ind beat WI

India vs West Indies 1st ODI: Rohit and Kohli scored a magnificent century, India registered the Royal victory

Captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma, on the strength of centuries, India defeated the West Indies by 8 wickets in 1st ODI.

India and West Indies have made their name in the first match of the five-match ODI series with eight wickets difference. With this victory, India retained its winning streak. Batting first after losing the toss, West Indies’s team scored a huge score of 323 runs for victory against India on the basis of Shimron Hetmyer’s century. But this big score easily got the name of captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma on his excellent century.

Rohit and Kohli’s batting batting

India’s chances of pursuing a huge goal were beginning to deteriorate. Opener Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed for just 4 runs. Shikhar Oshana became bold on the ball of Thomas But after this, Captain Kohli, along with Rohit Sharma, offered the majahira of the finest batting. Kohli scored 36th career, while Rohit’s 20th century of his career. Captain Kohli scored 140 runs in 107 balls. In this innings, Kohli also hit 21 fours and two sixes. While Rohit Sharma faced 117 balls with 15 fours and 8 skylight holes, he played an unbeaten inning of 152 runs. Raidu scored 22 runs and returned unbeaten.

The biggest partnership for the second wicket

Captain Kohli and Rohit Sharma shared 246 runs for the second wicket in this match. Chasing the runs, it is the biggest pair of India’s so far. Both of them broke the 9-year-old record of Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli. Gambhir and Virat shared 229 runs against Sri Lanka for the third wicket in 2009, which was the biggest partnership of India’s second innings in ODIs so far.

West Indies batting

Earlier, the West Indies, batting after losing toss in the match played at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium, made 322 runs in the allotted 50 overs for eight wickets. Devendra Bishoo (22) and Kemar Roach (26) remained unbeaten. The start of the innings was not good for the guests. West Indies’s first wicket dropped as Chandrapal Hemraj on a total score of 19. Hemraj, who made his debut in ODI cricket, scored nine runs. Mohammed Shami bowled boldly to the pavilion After this, Kieran Powell (51) tried to strengthen the team with a half-century partnership of 65 in partnership with the ink hop (32). Khalil Ahmed hit the second wicket of the visiting wicket by catching Powell at the hands of Shikhar Dhawan. Powell made six fours and two sixes in his 39-ball innings.

Great Partnership of  Hetmyer and Powell

Only one run in the West Indies account was found that on the score of 86, Yuzvendra Chahal sent Marlon Samuels to the pavilion without giving him an opportunity to open the account. Here, Hetman played a key role in handling the feisty innings of the West Indies. Hetmer added 28 runs with Hope and the team reached 100. On the score of 114, Shami showed the way to the hopes of the pavilion. He was trapped behind the wicket by Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Hetmer then added 74 runs with Rovman Powell (22) to bring the team in a strong position. However, Rowman could not keep up with him for much time and on 188, Ravindra Jadeja returned to the pavilion with a bold delivery.

Shimron Hetmyer hit the third century

Shimron Hetmer scored the best hundred in this match by the visiting team. Hetman scored his third ODI century. Hetmyer, playing the 13th ODI, scored 106 runs in just 78 balls. He hit six fours and six sixes in his innings. Hetmyer added 60 runs for the sixth wicket with captain Jason Holder (38) to make the West Indies score 248. On this score, Hetmarir, Jadeja’s debut ball, got caught in the hands of Rishabh Pant, playing the ODI match.

Yusufendra Chahal took three wickets

Chahal then gave Ashley Nurse (2), who came with the help of handkerchief, without giving away the leggie to the West Indies, and also dropped the seventh wicket of the West Indies. After sending the pavilion to Ashley, Chahal also showed the captain holder the path of a pavilion on 278. After that, Bishoo and Roch smashed 44 runs without any wicket and added the team to the score of 322 and the West Indies innings on this score Finished For India, Yuvraj Chahal took three wickets, while Jadeja and Shami got two successes. Ahmed got a wicket

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