West Indies vs India, 1st ODI Match Summary

WI vs IND, 2017 - ODI Summary

West Indies vs India Scorecard
Match Ended   
199/3 (39.2/50)
Match Abandoned
IND 199/3
Bat Top Batsmen
87 (92)
  • 8x4s
  • 2x6s
  • 94.56SR
62 (78)
  • 8x4s
  • 0x6s
  • 79.48SR
Bowl Top Bowlers
ECON 4.25
ECON 3.9
So, that's it as far the coverage of this game is concerned. The next ODI between the two teams will be on Sunday, 25th June, at the same venue. The weather forecast isn't great for the weekend either. Let's hope the rain gods relent. The action will start at 0900 local, 1300 GMT. Do join us for that game. Until next time, it's goodbye from us. Cheers!
India had a decent outing with the bat in the 39.2 overs that happened today. Shikhar Dhawan continued his form from the Champions trophy to stroke an elegant 87 while comeback man Ajinkya Rahane utilized the opportunity to conjure a fifty of his own. The pair put on 132 for the first wicket before the Windies struck thrice for just 53 runs to slow things down. Skipper Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni were planning to open up but instead, the heavens opened up to play spoilsport. Devendra Bishoo and Jason Holder were tidy for the hosts.
UPDATE 1548 LOCAL - The inevitable has happened. Rain has the final say, THE GAME HAS BEEN CALLED OFF. It was asking too much really with the weather not relenting since the first interruption.
UPDATE 1530 LOCAL - Scrap the previous update, time to put our favorite sentence of the day 'RAIN IS BACK'. Covers are back on too.
UPDATE 1520 LOCAL - Now this is big news, the rain has stopped completely and the covers are also coming off. Play to resume at 1600 local. The Indian innings is done, West Indies' target will be 194 from 26 overs. (D/L/S)
UPDATE 1500 LOCAL - The rain has returned, that only compounds the issue as the situation continues go be grim. The cut off time is 1621 local for a T20 chase to happen. So, another 1 hour and 20 minutes left.
UPDATE 1407 LOCAL - The rain has finally stopped. However, the intensity of the showers has caused a beating to the outfield. Lot of puddles on the covers.
UPDATE 1335 LOCAL - Ominous signs from the Queens Park Oval, it's raining heavily now and there is lightning as well. Things looking very bleak at the moment.
UPDATE 1255 LOCAL - We have started to lose overs now. An over for every eight minutes is the count.
Once again the RAIN HAS GOT HEAVIER and the players are running back to their respective dressing rooms. And by the looks of it, we are in for a big delay. We will keep updating you. Stay tuned!
Jonathan Carter To MS Dhoni
Wide! Carter tries to spear it full and wide outside off, too wide as Dhoni lets it pass.
Jonathan Carter To Virat Kohli
Fullish on middle, Kohli gets across and wrists it sweetly through mid-wicket for a run.
Jonathan Carter To MS Dhoni
Dhoni gives the charge early and Carter spears a wide full ball, smeared through the covers for a single.
It's began to drizzle again. Meanwhile, Jonathan Carter to continue.
Over 39 : 196/3
7 Runs
MS Dhoni
8 (8)
V. Kohli
31 (46)
M. Cummins
Miguel Cummins To MS Dhoni
Back of a length on middle, Dhoni gets across and tucks it down to fine leg for a single.
Miguel Cummins To MS Dhoni
FOUR! BANG! Cummins misses the yorker and dishes out a full toss, Dhoni just had to pick the gap and he does so with ease. Drills it through extra cover to find the fence.
Miguel Cummins To MS Dhoni
Short ball around middle, Dhoni looks to pull but is hit on the glove.
Miguel Cummins To MS Dhoni
A bit uppish but safe! The indipper from Cummins and Dhoni gets a thick inside edge on to the pads. The ball lobs up for a while but dies safely before short mid-wicket.
Miguel Cummins To Virat Kohli
Back of a length outside off, stays back and taps it towards the gully region for a quick single.
Miguel Cummins To MS Dhoni
Fuller ball on the pads, Dhoni shuffles a bit and glances it down to fine leg for a single.
The players are back out in the middle. Dhoni and Kohli to resume their innings and Miguel Cummins to start the proceedings with the ball. Windies bowlers will to make full use of this overcast condition.
UPDATE 1215 LOCAL - The rain had subsided a short while back and the covers are coming off now.
RAIN IS NOW HEAVY and off they go. The groundsmen are coming in with the covers. Hopefully it should be a passing shower although it is quite dark at the moment.
Over 38 : 189/3
2 Runs
V. Kohli
30 (45)
MS Dhoni
2 (3)
J. Carter
Jonathan Carter To Virat Kohli
Length ball around off stump, Kohli is down the track to work across the line but is struck on the pads. Appeal for lbw but that isn't anywhere close to being called plumb.
Jonathan Carter To Virat Kohli
Good length closer to off stump, Kohli gets a soft leading edge towards cover.
Jonathan Carter To Virat Kohli
Fuller outside off, reaches out to that one and eases it towards extra cover.
Jonathan Carter To MS Dhoni
Length ball wide outside off, Dhoni goes for a booming drive but gets it off the toe end. The ball goes on the bounce towards point as the batsmen take a single.
It's drizzling out there at Port of Spain and the groundsmen are ready with the covers.
Jonathan Carter To Virat Kohli
On a length outside off, stays back and steers it through backward point for a single.
Jonathan Carter To Virat Kohli
Full and outside off, leans into it and drives it back to the bowler.
Match Info
  • Venue Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
  • Weather Rainy
  • Toss West Indies won the toss and elected to field
  • Result Match Abandoned
  • Umpire Kumar Dharmasena (SL), Joel Wilson (WI) and Chris Gaffaney (NZ)
  • Referee David Boon (AUS)
Match Notes
  • Rain Stoppage: India 199/3 in 39.2 overs
  • Innings Break: India 199/3 in 39.2 overs
  • Rain Stoppage: India 199/3 in 39.2 overs
  • Rain Stoppage: India 189/3 in 38.0 overs
  • Drinks: India 174/2 in 34.0 overs
  • India 168/2: S Dhawan lbw b D Bishoo 87(92)
  • Referral 1 (31.5 ovs) S Dhawan against West Indies (LBW) Unsuccessful (WI: 1, IND: 0)
  • India 150/1 in 27.4 overs
  • S Dhawan 20th ODI fifty: 55 runs in 63 balls (6x4) (1x6)
  • A Rahane 17th ODI fifty: 53 runs in 67 balls (6x4) (0x6)
  • 1st wkt Partnership: 100 off 124 balls between A Rahane (49) and S Dhawan (47)
  • India 100/0 in 20.4 overs
  • Drinks: India 86/0 in 17.0 overs
  • 1st wkt Partnership: 52 off 63 balls between A Rahane (26) and S Dhawan (24)
  • India 52/0 in 10.3 overs
  • Power play 1 (1-10) India 47/0
  • Kuldeep Yadav makes his ODI debut for India
Match Poll

Who will win the Match

Player Runs Avg.
Ajinkya Rahane IND 336 67.20
Virat Kohli IND 244 81.33
Shai Hope WI 181 45.25
Shikhar Dhawan IND 161 32.20
MS Dhoni IND 154 154.00
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Player Wickets Eco.
Kuldeep Yadav IND 8 4.05
Jason Holder WI 8 5.05
Umesh Yadav IND 7 4.75
Hardik Pandya IND 6 4.22
Alzarri Joseph WI 6 6.59
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