India vs West Indies highlights 1st ODI in Chennai: Windies beat India by 8 wickets
India vs West Indies highlights 1st ODI in Chennai: Follow the highlights of first One Day International between India and West Indies.Updated: Dec 16, 2019 08:23 IST
India vs West Indies 1st ODI highlights: Centuries from Shimron Hetmyer and Shai Hope ensured India crashed to an eight-wicket defeat at the hands of West Indies in the first ODI at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Sunday. India suffered a rare top-order collapse but a fine partnership between Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant ensured a more than competitive total for the hosts. However, Hetmyer and Hope upstaged the Indian duo with a fine partnership of their own as the visitors took a 1-0 lead in three-match series.
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22:10 hrs: ‘We thought six bowling options will be good enough, specially with the pitch being slow and Kedar as an option. But it played differently under lights. I think they batted really well, you can’t take that out of the equation. But I think the ball wasn’t holding enough for the fast bowlers. Hetmyer was outstanding and Shai as well,’ Virat Kohli after the match.
22:00 hrs: “The key is just to bat deep. See off the new ball and bat as long as possible. The pitch was a bit of a slow turner, so I don’t know how Hetty did it, he made it look so easy. It was slow, turning, so someone had to bat deep. The way he was playing made it much easier for me,” Hope told Harsha Bhogle after the match.
21:48 hrs: West Indies have completed an easy run chase against India. They have won the first ODI by 8 wickets with Shai Hope and Shimron Hetmyer slamming a hundred for the visitors.
21:44 hrs: Shai Hope hits a six and four off Deepak Chahar and with that he has gone past the 100-run mark. A stunning century from the Windies opener as they need 11 runs off three overs now.
21:39 hrs: Pooran now hits a boundary off Dube as West Indies score 8 runs from the all-rounder’s over. The visitors need 23 runs off 24 deliveries now.
21:34 hrs: Mohammed Shami concedes 9 runs from the over and Virat Kohli is not happy with him. He dropped the ball short when fine leg was up and Shai Hope hit him for a boundary. 30 runs off 30 deliveries needed now.
21:28 hrs: Deepak Chahar also follows up well as be bowls a four-run over. India are slowly and steadily trying to put pressure on the visitors by not giving them room to free their arms and score freely.
21:22 hrs: Excellent two overs from India as Kuldeep Yadav and Deepak Chahar concede just combined six runs. Deepak Chahar comes on to bowl now as India look to put pressure on visitors in this dying stages of the clash.
21:16 hrs: Even DRS isn’t coming to the aid of Team India as Shai Hope survives. The right-hander was trapped in front of the wicket by Kuldeep Yadav but the umpire said not out. He asked Kohli to go for the DRS and replays showed the ball was missing leg stump.
21:09 hrs: Shai Hope and Nicholas Pooran are displaying good positive cricket as they are content with taking singles and doubles to take the team closer to the target. Less than run a ball needed for the visitors to go one up in the series.
21:01 hrs: In trying to hit a Shami delivery over mid wicket, Hetmyer is caught in the deep by Shreyas Iyer. The southpaw heads back into the hut for 139 and he has put WI in a commanding position in the chase.
20:55 hrs: Double century stand comes up between Hetmyer and Hope as Windies are moving along nicely towards the Indian total. The duo are playing sensibly by taking singles and double coupled with occasional boundary or a big hit.
20:49 hrs: Hetmyer is taking apart Jadeja here as he slams consecutive sixes again off his bowling. The second one went over the roof of the stadium as Indian players were simply looking at the ball. West Indies need just 84 runs to win now in as many deliveries.
20:43 hrs: Catastrophe for India as Shreyas Iyer drops a sitter at long-on. Hetymyer hit the ball straight down the throat of the fielder at long-on but the ball went in between his hands.
20:37 hrs: Stat attack | 5th century of his ODI career. 2nd century against India in ODIs(most against any teams in ODIs). 2nd century of the year 2019.
This is the first time he has scored a century while chasing in ODIs (rest 4 are while batting 1st)
20:31 hrs: Shimton Heymyer slams his fifth ODI ton and it has come off 86 deliveries. His innings includes eight boundaries and four sixes. The partnership between these two is now worth 167 deliveries.
20:25 hrs: Hetmyer is now batting on 99 and he is on the verge of completing a well-deserved century. Indian bowling has been weak and there is no denying that as Windies are steamrolling towards the target at the moment.
20:20 hrs: Shai Hope brings up his half-century off 92 deliveries. His innings has been dominated by singles and double as his innings includes just three boundaries.
20:14 hrs: Kuldeep Yadav bowls a good over as he concedes just 6 runs off it. Both Hetmyer and Hope are on verge of respective milestone as the southpaw is within touching distance of century and the latter one run away from fifty.
20:07 hrs: Hetmyer is back on his feet and he will continue. Jadeja will now get to complete his over and he will now bowl the final two deliveries of 27th over.
20:01 hrs: Hetmyer is now on the ground and he is being tended by the physio. Cramps seems to the reason why he is down on the ground. It will be a big blow if he has to head back into the hurt due to injury.
19:55 hrs: Hope and Hetmyer now thrash Shami as they score 13 runs off his over. Hope hit him for a boundary but Hetmyer went a step further and smashed a massive six.
19:48 hrs: Hetmyer and Hope have now added 109 off 113 deliveries as Windies are going full speed towards India’s target. India still cannot break this partnership as runs continue to flow for the visitors.
19:41 hrs: Hetmyer has started to cut loose now as he takes the attack to Indian bowlers. He hits two hug sixes of Jadeja off successive deliveries. India are under the pump now and need something special.
19:35 hrs: Shimron Hetmyer has completed his half-century and it has come off 50 deliveries. Danger bells are ringing for India as they are still searching for the second wicket of the day.He has so far hit five boundaries and one six.
19:27 hrs: Ravindra Jadeja has now bowled two overs and has conceded just 4 runs. But India need wickets at this point as these two have put the visitors in very comfortable position.
19:21 hrs: India need to break this partnership as Windies seem to be very comfortable in the chase now. Hetmyer has been the aggressor and not to forget Hope, who has held the innings from other end.
19:15: With every passing over, the partnership between these two keep on increasing. They have currently added 70 off 69 deliveries and Windies are moving along nicely.
19:10 hrs: Run out chance for India as Virat Kohli makes a brilliant stop but his throw was wayward and Shimron Heymyer survived a close chance. Kohli was at mid-wicket and the batmen were stranded in the middle of the pitch.
19:05 hrs: Another expensive over from India’s point of view as Shivam Dube goes for 10 runs in the over. With that, Windies have gone past 50-run mark as Hope and Hetmyer are displaying good positive cricket.
19:00 hrs: Expensive over from Kuldeep Yadav as there were five wides as well. In total, 9 runs came from that over from the India tweaker as Windies are getting closer to 50-run mark.
18:55 hrs: Shivam Dube dropped the ball short and Shimron Heymyer flat batted it for a boundary towards mid wicket. 10 overs have been bowled and Windies have scored 36/1.
18:50 hrs: Kuldeep Yadav comes to bowl the ninth over of the innings as he concedes just seven runs off it. India have to rely on spinners on this slow track as they have good just two designated pacers and Shivam Dube.
18:45 hrs: Mohammed Shami bowls a maiden over to Shai Hope as Windies are put under further pressure by India. Hetmyer and Hope are battling against natural instincts and as they are forced to keep the ball down.
18:40 hrs: Shimron Hetmyer has now scored couple of boundaries off edges and he will be a relieved man. Indian bowlers are bowling good line to him and the strategy could benefit the hosts soon.
18:35 hrs: Deepak Chahar has done the trick for India as he gets rid of Sunil Ambris for 9. The ball crashed into his pads right in front of the wicket and umpire had no hesitation in raising his finger. Shimron Hetmyer joins Hope in the middle.
18:30 hrs: Mohammed Shami hits back strongly as he concedes just one runs from his second over. Shami seems to have found his line and length and that will certainly help in creating pressure.
18:25 hrs: Another excellent over from Deepak Chahar as he concedes just 2 runs off it. So far in the innings, he has been able to move the ball off the deck and that is creating problems for the batsmen.
18:20 hrs: Sunil Ambris shows his class and hits Mohammed Shami for two boundaries in three balls. Shami concedes 8 runs from his first over and will have to get a hold of his line and length.
18:15 hrs: Chahar sets the tone early for India as he bowls a maiden over to start the proceedings. Shai Hope was reluctant to have a go at the delivery as he looks to get his eye in first.
18:10 hrs: Deepak Chahar has the new ball in his hands and he will bowl the first over of the innings. Sunil Ambris and Shai Hope are opening the innings for Windies.
17:41 hrs: India end their innings at 287/8 in 50 overs. Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant starred with the bat as they slammed respective half-centuries after a top-order collapse. Sheldon Cottrell, Keemo Paul and Alzarri Joseph scalped two wickets each for Windies.
17:35 hrs: Shivam Dube hits a boundary to make his intentions clear that he will take the bowler on in the final over of the innings. 9 runs conceded by Cottrell in the penultimate over of the innings.
17:30: This might be the first time when something like this may have happened on the field. The umpire didn’t call it as a run-out but the replays on the big screen showed Jadeja was out of the crease when Chase hit the non-striker’s end. Finally, the third umpire was called upon and right decision was made. Skipper Virat Kohli doesn’t look a happy customer.
17:25 hrs: Kedar Jadhav becomes the sixth Indian batsman to head back into the hut as he is dismissed by Keemo Paul for 40. The right-hander hit the ball into the hands of Kieron Pollard at long-on.
17:20 hrs: Ravindra Jadeja is forcing Kedar Jadhav to run hard, so much so that the latter had to decline an easy double. 8 runs came from that Cottrell over as a lucky boundary on the first delivery cost Windies,
17:15 hrs: Another poor over from Alzarri Joseph as he concedes 10 runs off it. A boundary from Jadeja on the last ball of the over made it into a 10-run over. Four overs left in the innings.
17:10 hrs: Excellent over from Sheldon Cottrell as he gives away just five runs in the 45th over. India would want to accelerate consistently in the final few over.
17:04 hrs: Good over for India as Alzarri Joseph concedes 11 runs in the over. Kedar Jadhav slammed two boundaries in three balls to put the pressure on Joseph. India should reach at least 280 from here.
16:58 hrs: Jadeja and Jadhav are building the platform for a strong finish as they are currently taking singles and doubles to keep the scoreboard ticking. It seem they will cut loose in the final five/six overs.
16:51 hrs: Rishabh Pant departs for 71. This is now his high score in ODIs. This is also the 3rd highest score by a designated India wicket-keeper in Chennai in ODIs.
16:45 hrs: Rishabh Pant’s good innings finally comes to an end as he is dismissed by Kieron Pollard for 71. The southpaw hits a slower delivery into the hands of Shimron Hetmyer at mid-wicket ropes. India are five down now.
16:40 hrs: India have crossed the 200-run mark in 40th over and they have 10 overs to reach around 300. Although anything over 280 will seem like a winning total on this track but the hosts wouldn’t want to take any chances.
16:34 hrs: Kedar Jadhav has joined Rishabh Pant in the middle and the duo will look to help India get closer to 300-run mark in the innings. Windies have done well by picking wickets but Pant holds the key here for India.
16:28 hrs: Alzarri Joseph picks his second wicket of the innings as he gets Shreyas Iyer for 70. The right-hander hit the ball into hands of Kieron Pollard at mid-wicket. India have lost their fourth wicket now.
16:22 hrs: Sheldon Cottrell drops the simplest of chances as Rishabh Pant survives. The southpaw hit the ball into hands of Cottrell in the covers but the fielder fumbled it. Windies might just live to rue it.
16:17 hrs: Sheldon Cottrell drops the ball short and Shreyas Iyer hits it towards fine leg. With that, the 100-run partnership comes up between Iyer and Pant. India are in a comfortable position now.
16:11 hrs: Shreyas Iyer now flexes his muscles and hits Roston Chase for his first six of the innings. He hit the ball over the cow corner for the second six of Indian innings.
16:05 hrs: After Iyer, Rishabh Pant too goes past the 50-run mark. It has been a mature innings from Pant so far and he will want to continue in the same vein from here on. India are placed in a very good position at the moment.
15: 58 hrs: Shreyas Iyer takes a single off Jason Holder and with that he brings up his half-century off just 70 deliveries. India have also crossed the 150-run mark in the 32nd over.
15:52 hrs: 10 runs came from the Keemo Paul over as India look to up the ante. India’s run-rate is currently at 4.74 and the two India batsmen have done well to keep it over four. Iyer is also on the verge of completing a well-deserved half-century.
15:44 hrs: Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer have put together 50-run partnership off 60 deliveries. After the loss of three early wickets, this was a much-needed stand between these two youngsters.
15:39 hrs: Roston Chase bowls a length delivery and Rishabh Pant goes down on one knee and batters the ball over cow corner for a huge six. This is the first six of the Indian innings.
15:33 hrs: Shreyas Iyer has moved into 40s now. He will be hoping to get a half century here, and then accelerate the innings.
15:26 hrs: FOUR! Rishabh Pant fires away another boundary. He is starting to look good here. He needs to carry on in this vein of form and not try to get something away.
15:20 hrs: FOUR! A boundary from Rishabh Pant and India have crossed the 100-run mark. This partnership is starting to grow. But a lot of work still to do.
15:18 hrs: FOUR! A boundary after quite a while. It has been a patience game from Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer since Rohit Sharma’s fall. But finally, it pays off. IND 96/3
15:08 hrs: Iyer and Pant are keeping the scoreboard ticking by taking singles and doubles. With boundaries hard to come by at the moment, the two are showing good temperament to keep the strike rotating.
15:01 hrs: This could be the innings where Rishabh Pant kick starts his career. He has ample time to bat himself in before going for the big shot. India need a partnership between these two cricketers in order to go towards big score.
14:55 hrs: Rohit Sharma becomes the third Indian batsman to head back into the hut as he is dismissed by Alzarri Joseph for 36. The right-hander hits the ball straight into the hands of Kieron Pollard at mid wicket.
14:50 hrs: Rohit Sharma and Shreyas Iyer have put together 50-run stand now and it has come off 58 deliveries. After initial bowls the two India batsmen have done well to negate the effect of Windies bowlers. Alzarri Joseph concedes just two runs off his first over.
14:43 hrs: Rohit and Iyer aren’t just dealing in boundaries but also keeping the scoreboard ticking by taking singles and doubles. The two Indian batsmen have successfully taken the team out of dangerous waters with their cautious batting.
14:38 hrs: Rohit Sharma sweeps Hayden Walsh for a boundary towards mid-wicket. Then, in the same over, Shreyas Iyer cuts the ball for a boundary. Runs starting to come easily now with these two batsmen displaying positive cricket.
14:32 hrs: India have gone past the 50-run mark after two boundaries came in the over off Hayden Walsh. The first one was four runs byes while Rohit cut the last ball of the over for a boundary towards third man. India vice=captain is holding the innings at the moment.
14:28 hrs: Shreyas Iyer rode his luck there as he hit a Jason Holder delivery straight at the non-striker and just past the out stretched hands of the bowler. Second boundary of the innings for Iyer.
14:23 hrs: First boundary of the innings for Shreyas Iyer as spinner Hayden Walsh drops the ball short and wide. The right-hander cuts the ball past the point fielder for a glorious shot. Rohit, Iyer look to rebuild innings after early two blows.
14:18 hrs: Stat attack - This is the first time Virat Kohli has been dismissed by West Indies left arm pace bowler in ODIs. Fifth Instance when he has been dismissed bowled out against West Indies in 37 innings. Kohli departs on a single digit score against West Indies after 10 innings (inclusive this inning).
14:12 hrs: Shreyas Iyer has joined Rohit Sharma in the middle and India will want these two to put on a good partnership here. The loss of two top-order batsman has put the pressure on middle-order.
14:07 hrs: Cottrell picks his second wicket of the over as he gets thr prized wicket of Virat Kohli. The right-hander chops the ball back onto the stumps as India lose their second wicket. Windies on top at the moment.
14:02 hrs: Sheldon Cottrell has done the trick for Windies as he gets rid of KL Rahul for 6. The right hander top edges the ball and Shimron Hetmyer takes an easy catch at mid-wicket. Virat Kohli now joins the Rohit Sharma in the middle.
13:56 hrs: Sheldon Cottrell drops the ball short and Rohit Sharma flexes his muscles and hits the ball over the infield for a boundary towards cow corner. Six runs came from that over from Cottrell.
13:51 hrs: Rohit Sharma comes dancing down the track and hits Jason Holder past the covers fielder for his first boundary of the innings. A top shot from a top batsman.
13: 46 hrs: Another maiden over from Cottrell as he keeps Rahul quiet this time. He has found his rhythm early on and keeping the batsmen guessing outside the off stump.
13:41 hrs: KL Rahul finds his touch early as he cuts the ball hard for the first boundary of the innings off Jason Holder. India are off to a steady start in the innings.
13:35 hrs: Sheldon Cottrell gets off to a good start as he bowls as maiden over to Rohit Sharma. The right-hander was content with leaving the ball outside off-stump as Cottrell held his line really well.
13:30 hrs: Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul are opening the innings for India while Sheldon Cottrell will bowl the first over for West Indies. We are now underway here at the MA Chidambaran Stadium in Chennai.
13:25 hrs: The players are now making their way out on the field and we are about to get underway with the respective national anthems of the two teams.
13:21 hrs: India openers will be eying a flying start in this titanic clash. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul blew away the opposition in 20-over game the other day and they will be hopeful of similar level of performance in this 50-over match.
13:15 hrs: West Indies Playing XI: Shai Hope(w), Sunil Ambris, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase, Kieron Pollard(c), Jason Holder, Keemo Paul, Hayden Walsh, Alzarri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell
13:10 hrs: Shivam Dube makes ODI debut. India playing XI: Lokesh Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Kedar Jadhav, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami
13:05 hrs: India captain Virat Kohli is happy to bat first. Here is what he has to say. “Very happy to bat first. It looks like a dry track and we would have wanted to bat anyway. A decent total on the board would put us in a strong position. In 50 overs, it’s not easy to hit throughout the game, strike rotation is important and that’s where our bowling attack becomes lethal. West Indies are a dangerous side and we can’t take them lightly. It is good for us to bat first and it is better suited to our game. The guys who are not playing are Manish Pandey, Mayank Agarwal, Chahal and Shardul Thakur.”
13:10 hrs: West Indies win toss, elects to field. Here is what Kieron Pollard has to say: “We will field first. This pitch is bit of an unknown so we will see how it behaves. We are looking forward to this challenge. We have done a lot of talking how we want to play international cricket. We want to be competitive.”
12:50 hrs: Pitch Report - There’s not a blade of green grass here. Even the first ball might turn. Over the years, this pitch has slowed down. It’s hard. There’ll be more turn for the wrist spinners. 250-270 should be the average score here. - Sunil Gavaskar and Sanjay Manjrekar
12:40 hrs: Weather Update - It is bright and sunny in Chepauk at the moment. There seems to be no signs of clouds anywhere. Positive news for the fans.
12:30 hrs: Welcome to the live updates from the first ODI encounter between India and West Indies. The hosts are clear favourites once again after a thrilling T20I series win, with a scintillating 67-run victory over the visitors in the decider. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will be key for India when the two teams square off in Chennai.