India beat West Indies by 105 runs

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, (CMC) — India defeated West Indies by 105 runs in the second One-Day International of the five-match series at Queen’s Park Oval Sunday.

Chasing 311 to win in a game reduced to 43 overs a side, the home side limped to 205 for 6 in their alloted overs. The game was reduced to 43 overs a side after early morning rain delayed the start.

India’s Bhuvneshwar Kumar (L) celebrates with teammate Ajinkya Rahane (C) and captain Virat Kohli. (AFP)

The first ODI, at the same venue, was abandoned because of rain after India reached 199 for three off 39.2 overs batting first.

Scores:
INDIA 310 for five off 43 overs (Ajinkya Rahane 103, Virat Kohli 87, Shikhar Dhawan 63; Alzarri Joseph 2-73)
WEST INDIES 205 for six off 43 overs (Shai Hope 81, Roston Chase 33 not out, Jason Holder 29; Kuldeep Yadav 3-50, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 2-9)

11 Responses to India beat West Indies by 105 runs

  1. Rose Emily Lewis
    Rose Emily Lewis June 26, 2017 at 3:18 am

    We need a new team

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    • Georgia Gittens
      Georgia Gittens June 26, 2017 at 6:05 pm

      Not real, the next may come and do the same thing, just pay like $15.00 a wicket, 1, ,run could be more see how that go.

      Reply
    • Rose Emily Lewis
      Rose Emily Lewis June 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm

      So True all is the same

      Reply
  2. Clyde Thompson June 26, 2017 at 6:38 am

    We need a team with common sense, after seeing that their bowlers were ineffective in the washed out 1st ODI vs India and that against the Afghans they were horrible in the chase.
    Why after winning the toss they have elected to put the Indians into bat, are they afraid to face a new ball on a fresh pitch, what are they seeing or are they just simply afraid of batting first. What information are the getting from grounds curator regarding the pitches.
    There’s more to the game than holding the bat, running up with a ball, it’s a tactical game, field placing, bowling to the field etc. among others.

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  3. Alex Alleyne June 26, 2017 at 7:43 am

    @Rose Where are the NEW players to make up your NEW team
    That can/will WIN games???

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  4. Sherlock Worrell June 26, 2017 at 1:47 pm

    I agree with Clyde, cricket is a tactical game (using your head). They like to chase run and of course loss the quality edge in bowling like in the matches against Afghanistan and Pakistan. No secret spinners in Indian team. K. Powell should be given a break and bring in Blackwood. J. Mohammed should go back down the order. some of the team batsmen have lost they confidence. Hope is gaining his confidence back and R. Chase is regaining his touch. We need a steady opening pair, not without Hope. The bowling coach Rody Estwick needs to keep his bowler focus focus…, like the in the Pakistan series, putting the balls in the right areas. Jason holder can bowled much much better than he did in the 2 ODI. The WI need more fire power. I would play K. Williams before M. Cummins. you have a good bowler and someone who can give you a regular 20 or 30 or leave out Bishoo and keep Cummins. Taylor is available why is he not considered for selection. finally. i wish the well in the remaining ODIs and the 20/20. In addition, is Shane Shillingford no in contention or will ever play for the WI again, he is still one of the top spinners and a lower order batsmen in the WI.

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  5. Iain Edghill June 26, 2017 at 5:45 pm

    Sherlock, you are correct, but the WI seamers appear to be bowling with their gonads, not their heads. It was pathetic to watch medium pacers like Holder and Cummins bowling short-pitched balls continuously trying to intimidate the Indian batsmen, and paying the price for it. Equally pathetic was how early the WI batsmen seemed to give up the chase, all except Hope, whom I thought batted very well. To watch Nurse poking in the penultimate over was depressing: not even trying! Time to bring back Blackwood and Chanderpaul. Cummins out, Jerome Taylor in. Agreed re. Shillingford. But, as for ‘firepower’, there is none in WI cricket. Lot of nice jewellry though!

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  6. Donild Trimp June 26, 2017 at 7:18 pm

    Who for a cricket fan would waste time and money watching WI cricket?

    Time to break up CWI.

    Useless freeloading administrators only interested in the perks and ill-perceived power they hold over those cricketers who must “know their place”.

    Reply
  7. Ras Small
    Ras Small June 26, 2017 at 8:07 pm

    Wha else new,?!?
    It is about time we change de name of the West Indies Cricket Team ta sumthin else,!!
    Dey will never emulate/ repeat the greatness of Sobers, Headley, 3W’s nor Viv et el.
    Give dem their own name to do wid as dey wish.
    Or let each territory sponsor how ever dey can their own test/ODI/T20 team!
    Enuff is Enough.
    WICB is now Cricket West Indies, hint, hint!

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  8. Derek June 26, 2017 at 8:18 pm

    The Entire WIBC needs to resign . Until then I will never go to watch W I again . If the Board stays as is then all the players should refuse to play simple . I hope India White washes them . Serve them right

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  9. Derek June 26, 2017 at 8:23 pm

    All WI players should refuse to play any cricket under the current Board . For playing they should lose bad . Serve them right . After Afghanistan I ashamed of them . Some of the players should resign too because they just playing rubbish

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