‘Men In Blue ‘ Win Over West Indies

cricket indian team It was an all-round performance from India on Sunday as they knocked off the runs with two balls and win over the West Indies to a modest 129 for seven.

In the history of World Cup, this was first time that India beat West Indies at a World T20 event.

The champions West Indies were defeated by the ‘Men In Blue’with a commanding seven-wicket victory in a team work and brighten their chance of a semi-final in the ICC World T20 in Mirpur.

Raina finished with a square cut off Narine even though Yuvraj Singh was a bit scratchy in the end.

Even in the middle of a great patch, Virat Kohli again batted well to smash his way to 54 in 41 balls (five fours and a six) while Rohit Sharma did his cause no harm by notching up an unbeaten 62, including five fours and two sixes in 55 balls.

Indian spinners Amit Mishra, the man-of-the-match kept the West Indies batting under tight check.

After the wins over Pakistan and West Indies, India are now on top of Group 2 and a win over Bangladesh would clinch a last-four berth for the Men In Blue for the first time since the inaugural edition in 2007.

Due to some confusions about target the chase was delayed by 10 minutes. However, once the match started, only blip was Shikhar Dhawan (0) being adjudged lbw off leg-break bowler Samuel Badree.

Kohli and Rohit were tore the West Indies bowlers with some clean hitting. Rohit picked up Sunil Narine as he lofted him over long-off for a six. The second six was a half-tracker that was pulled over deep mid-wicket boundary.

Kohli started with a four. After that pulled Badree over deep mid-wicket for a six. Then they gave the Indian fans a great treat, as both matched each other stroke for stroke during their 106-run partnership for the second wicket with century of the stand coming in only 74 balls.

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