West Indies took a lead of 1-0 in the three-match ODI series with India. It beat India by 8-wickets and 13 balls to spare in the first One-Day International on Sunday.
West Indies won the toss and choose batting
Hetmyer with Shai Hope put an intimidating 218-run partnership for the record ODI stand by West Indies for any match against India. He hit 7-sixes and 11-fours and smashed 139-runs in 106 balls. Hope scored 102 and remained not out. West Indies reached 291/2 in 47.5 overs.
In fielding, West Indies conceded only 24 extras but managed to stop India at 287/8 in 50 overs.Sheldon Cottrell two wickets –LokeshRahul (6) and Virat Kohli (4) – by giving 46 runs.
India batting and fielding
Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer were the most successful batsmen from the Indian side. They both make half centuries and added 114-runs for India. Pant made 71-runs off 69 balls. It was his first ODI half-century. Iyer scored 70 off 88 balls and made his firth ODI half-century.
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