India vs West Indies 1st ODI: Yes, Twittersphere just cannot keep a lid over their emotions after India captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma slam centuries to help India humiliate the touring Windies side by eight wickets. The two put on a partnership of 246 runs and that too at a breathtaking pace. Rohit remained unbeaten on 152, whereas Kohli was out for a magnificent 140. It was Kohli’s 36th ton and Rohit’s 20th.
Here is how Twitter hailed the duo.
With this win, India has taken a 1-0 lead in the ongoing three-match ODI series. This was Kohli’s 22nd ton while chasing, exemplifying why he is known as the chase-master. This was also his 31st hundred as captain.
Earlier in the day, Kohli won the toss and asked the touring Windies to have a bat. They lost an early wicket but Shimron Hetmyer’s 106 off 78 balls and Kieron Powell’s 51 off 39 balls meant the visitor’s got to a score of respectability. They set a target of 323 for India to chase. Yuzvendra Chahal with three wickets was the pick of the Indian bowlers.