West Indies showed a great performance in the 1st ODI to defeat India at MA Chidambaram stadium. The Caribbean side won the match by 8 wickets as Shimron Hetmyer smashed a 139-run knock. Shai Hope also hit a century (102) to deny India of any chances of victory. India scored 287-8 batting first in match, however, Indian bowlers failed against the West Indies' top order. The duo also scripted many records on the Indian soil. Here we will look at stat highlights from IND vs WI, 1st ODI 2019 game. India Vs West Indies, Live Cricket Score 1st ODI Match.
West Indies easily chased down the 288-run target after Indian team scored 287-8 while batting first. After West Indies bowlers restricted India’s top order at 80-3 in 18.1 overs, Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer gave great support to the Indian team. While Pant smashed 71 runs, Shreyas Iyer accounted for 70. Both hit individual fifties to re-built the Indian batting. Below are the stat highlights from IND vs WI 1st ODI 2019. Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer Hit Half-Centuries, Twitterati Laud Their 100-Run Partnership During India vs West Indies 1st ODI 2019.
- Shimron Hetmyer scored his 5th ODI century.
- Shai Hope smashed his 8th ODI century.
- West Indies managed their fourth consecutive victory in ODIs.
- India's faced fourth consecutive loss at home in ODIs.
- West Indies 288-run chase is the highest successful run-chase at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
- Shimron Hetmyer took the fewest innings to hit five ODI centuries for West Indies. He took in 38 innings.
- Shai Hope and Shimron Hetmyer managed 218 run-stand. This is the second-highest partnership for West Indies against India in ODIs so far.
Asked to bat first, India witnessed Rohit Sharma (36), Kedar Jadhav (40), Rishabh Pant (71) and Shreyas Iyer (70) playing some good knocks. However, Indian bowlers could not defend the target which took a toll on Virat Kohli and company. India vs West Indies ODI series 2019 consists of three matches. The 2nd ODI will be played on December 18 in Visakhapatnam while the 3rd ODI will be played at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on December 22.