W Indies vs India
India win by 7 wickets
India win by 7 wickets, they lost Dhawan early in the chase but Rohit and Kohli powered them through the middle overs and their half-centuries secured an easy win for India. The poor performance of Yuvraj in both games remains a concern, but India have won both the game they have played so far.
Over 19.4 - Ind 130/3 (Raina 1, R Sharma 62)
Samuels to bowl the final over, India need one run. A couple of dots and Yuvraj is caught at slip, it has been a struggle for him today and his poor performance comes to an end, as he edges it to Gayle at first slip. He goes for 10 from 19 balls. India need 1 from 3 balls. Raina walks out to bat. Raina scores the winning single and India win by 7 wickets.
Over 19 - Ind 129/2 (Y Singh 10, R Sharma 62)
Santokie runs in to bowl his last over. Rohit pushes the ball through square leg for a single. Yuvraj takes a single to bring Rohit back on strike. Another single, India inching towards a win slowly. Four runs from the over, India need 1 more to win.
Over 18 - Ind 125/2 (Y Singh 8, R Sharma 60)
Samuels comes back into the attack, Yuvraj starts the over with a single. Rohit pushes the ball to backward square leg for a couple, he stays on strike. A couple of singles to end the over, India need 5 from 12 balls.
Over 17 - Ind 119/2 (Y Singh 6, R Sharma 56)
Russell starts his second over, a couple of singles, Russell has a word with Sammy. Four dots and Yuvraj takes a single from the fifth ball. A wide down leg, gives India a bonus run and a ball. Four, Rohit ends the over with a boundary, hit through deep midwicket for four.
Over 16 - Ind 113/2 (Y Singh 5, R Sharma 52)
Narine runs in to bowl his last over, Rohit works it off his pads for a single to square leg. A couple of singles from the over, India play out Narine.
Over 15 - Ind 111/2 (Y Singh 4, R Sharma 51)
Andre Russell comes in to bowl. A couple of singles, WICKET! Kohli is bowled, Russell bowls it outside off and Kohli inside edges it on to his stumps. Yuvraj Singh walks out to bat. Yuvraj starts with a four, hit through deep midwicket for four. Six runs from the over, India need 19 from 30 overs.
Over 14 - Ind 105/1 (Kohli 53, R Sharma 50)
Narine comes back into the attack and starts with a wide. Kohli pushes the next ball to long-on for a single. Rohit pushes the ball to fine leg to get his 50, good knock from him and a good partnership with Kohli. The stand is over 100 now. Four runs from the over.
Over 13 - Ind 101/1 (Kohli 51, R Sharma 49)
Santokie comes back into the attack, Sammy trying all his options. Kohli hits it square of the wicket on the off-side. A single brings Rohit on strike. Rohit flicks the next ball wide of midwicket for a run. A single and Kohli gets his 50, gets it in 34 balls. Rohit gets another single to move on to 49. Nine runs from the over.
Over 12 - Ind 92/1 (Kohli 44, R Sharma 47)
Rohit goes on the back foot and pulls the first ball through deep midwicket for three runs, Narine does well to save a run. Three singles from the next three balls, Rohit moves into the 40's now. Six, Rohit finishes the over with a six over deep midwicket. 12 runs from the over.
Over 11 - Ind 80/1 (Kohli 42, R Sharma 37)
Badree is brought back into the attack. A couple of singles to start the over, and two more singles to end the over. India need 50 from 54 balls.
Over 10 - Ind 76/1 (Kohli 40, R Sharma 35)
Marlon Samules comes on to bowl, a double change from West Indies. Kohli pushes the first ball to third man for a couple of runs. A single to midwicket to give the strike to Rohit. Just three runs from the over.
Over 9 - Ind 73/1 (Kohli 37, R Sharma 35)
Sammy brings himself on to bowl, a couple of runs to start the over. One more run to Kohli and Rohit then drives the ball to deep extra cover for a couple of runs. Four, Sammy's good over is ruined, Rohit hits the last ball for four through fine leg and scoops it over the fielder. 9 runs from the over.
Over 8 - Ind 64/1 (Kohli 35, R Sharma 28)
A couple of dots and a couple of singles to start Narine's second over. Four runs from the over, India 64 for 1 after 8 overs. They need 66 more in 12 overs to win.
Over 7 - Ind 60/1 (Kohli 33, R Sharma 26)
Four, Kohli starts the Bravo over with a boundary, a full toss on his pads and he hits it with ease through the midwicket boundary. A single as Kohli dabs the ball behind point. Rohit hits the next ball for four, cuts it towards third man and Santokie over-runs the ball and gives away four. Another single, 10 runs from the over already. 12 runs from the over in total, India 60 for 1.
Over 6 - Ind 48/1 (Kohli 27, R Sharma 20)
Narine comes into the attack, West Indies looking to make an impact with spin. Narine oversteps with his first ball and Kohli nudges it behind square for a single. Free hit time, Rohit on strike, and six, a loose full toss, outside off and Rohit punishes it. He stands tall and hits the ball over long-off for four. A couple of singles follow, this will not help the rhythm of Narine. 10 runs from the over.
Over 5 - Ind 38/1 (Kohli 25, R Sharma 13)
A couple of dots and Rohit drives the ball through extra cover for four, good inside out shot from Rohit. Four more, it is short from Badree and Rohit hits it through the point gap for four more. A couple of singles to end another good over for India, 10 runs from it.
Over 4 - Ind 28/1 (Kohli 24, R Sharma 4)
Santokie starts his second over, Rohit takes a single from the second ball of the over. Kohli then pushes the ball through square leg for a couple. Four, Kohli powers this through backward square leg for four more, easy pickings for Kohli. Four more, again through backward square leg, Kohli punishes some ordinary bowling from Santokie. 11 runs from the over, India need 102 from 16 overs.
Over 3 - Ind 17/1 (Kohli 14, R Sharma 3)
Four, a loose full toss and Kohli launches into it, it goes for four through cow corner. Six, another boundary through cow corner, this time Kohli hits it all the way over the ropes. A couple of singles to end the over, 12 from it.
Over 2 - Ind 5/1 (Kohli 3, R Sharma 2)
Santokie to bowl the second over. Kohli runs the ball down the third man for a single. Another single as Rohit hits the ball to deep midwicket. Kohli gets another single to third man. Three runs from the over.
- 23rd Mar 2014
- India won the toss and elected to bowl.
- Shere Bangla National Stadium
- H D P K Dharmasena, R K Illingworth
- TV Umpire
- N J Llong
- Match Referee
- R S Madugalle
- Reserve Umpire
- R A Kettleborough
india BATTING CARD
|R.G. Sharma||Not out||62|
|S. Dhawan||lbw Badree||0|
|V. Kohli||b Russell||54|
|Y. Singh||c Gayle b Samuels||10|
|S.K. Raina||Not out||1|
|Total||19.4 Overs||130 - 3|