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India Knocked Out West Indies

After winning the toss India chose to bat.Once, India scored 140 runs only with 4 wickets down. But Kohli and MS Dhoni held the match.Hardik Pandya scored a fantastic 46 off 38 balls.Finally Dhoni finished his job with a huge 6 and took India to 268 runs with 7 wickets.

Indian Innings:

BatsmanRuns(Balls)4s6sStrike Rate
Rahul       .
b Holder            
c Shai Hope b Roach
c(sub) DM Bravo b Holder    
c Shai Hope b Roach
Kedar  Yadav  
c Shai Hope  b Roch
not out
Hardik Pandya  
c Fabian Allen b Cottrell

West Indian Innings: West Indies started the batting to chase 269 runs. Gayle went on strike and Sunil Ambris was the opener with him. Shami opened the attack for India.


West Indies restricts India to 268 runs
West Indies restricts India to 268 runs
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Gayle Gone: Shami delivered two outstanding deliveries and it did the trick.Shami showed a peach, full and outside off.So, the ball forced Gayle on the back foot shot.On the next delivery, Shami did it again and the opener tried a pull shot .But the pace beat him and went to mid on for a casy catch for Kedar Yadav.

Another One For Shami: Just like the past,Shami produced a peach, full and outside off. It went for the off stump. Hope was looking for a big shot but was down by movement and pace. So, Shami got his 2nd one. Indies were now 16/2 in seven overs.

71 for 3 wickets: Pandya delivered a length ball and Ambris didn’t connect it with the bat. Stuck on front and he was given lbw.

Another One: Pooran got frustrated with the ball and threw his wicket.He wanted to strike at Kuldeep’s ball but got a catch at long-off. West Indies were now 80/4.

Holder Was Out: Chahal got the captain’ s wicket and it was a soft dismissal. They were now 98 for 5.

Bumrah Got Two: Bumrah performed a length ball and it took the outside edge of Brathwaite’s bat.Dhoni took a good catch to put Brathwaite down.So, West Indies were 107 for 6.In the next ball , again like the previous delivery and Allen got a duck. Even a review couldn’t save Allen. 107 for 7.

WI Had 9 Wickets Down: Another poor dismissal and Shami got 3 wickets.

Now, Cottrell wanted to take on Chahal but got down by googly.West Indies were 124 for 9.

Finally India team had a smile on their face as they finished with 125 run victory.Today Dhoni and Kohli scored half centuries to give India a challenging score but pacers were brilliant .Shami got 4 scalps,Bumrah and Chahal bagged two scalps each and Kuldeep got 1 wicket.On the other hand, West Indies batsman’s failed to score and cop up the pressure as they collapsed.

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