India pull off nail-biting win against West Indies in first ODI

India’s captain Shikhar Dhawan dropped simply except an 18th century

India managed a nail-biting win versus the West Indies in the very first One-Day International of a three-match collection by 3 go for Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad on Friday.

Chasing after an affordable target of 309, the West Indies were well offered by opener Kyle Mayers, that fractured 75 from 68 shipments with 10 borders and also a 6, in addition to helpful payments from Brandon King (54) and also Shamarh Brooks (46 ).

Yet it was not to be.

Previously, Shikhar Dhawan dropped simply except an 18th century as India amounted to 308 for 7.

With the captain et cetera of the top-order looking for to maximize the lack of a few of the travelers’ greatest celebrities, Dhawan laid the system of what looked a substantial total amount with an innings of 97 off 99 spheres with 3 6s and also 10 fours embellishing the left-hander’s innings.

Place In on a boiling early morning, he saw opening up companion Shubman Gill (64) play a lot of the shots at an early stage prior to Gill was thoughtlessly gone out.

Shreyas Iyer brushed his method to 54 prior to ending up being the 2nd gate for Gudakesh Motie.

Motie had actually previously rejected Dhawan by means of an outstanding diving catch by Shamarh Brooks at backward-point as India shed energy when ominously positioned at 213 for one in the 34th over.

Motie and also fellow left-arm rewriter Akeal Hosein were one of the most affordable of the West Indies bowlers although pacer Alzarri Joseph reinforced the residence side’s rearguard in the area with 2 essential gates.

West Indies experienced a trouble prior to the beginning of play when previous captain Jason Owner was dismissed after evaluating favorable for Covid 19.

The Indians lack elderly all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja as a result of a knee injury grabbed in method the day in the past.

Quick ratings:

India 308-7 ( Shikhar Dhawan 97, Shubman Gill 64, Shreyas Iyer 54, Gudakesh Motie 2-54, Alzarri Joseph 2-61)

West Indies: 305-6 in 50 overs ( Kyle Mayers 75, Brandon King 54, Shamarh Brooks 46, Nicholas Pooran 25, Akeal Hosein 32 not out, Romario Guard 38 not out)

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