India vs West Indies: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul's tons, Kuldeep Yadav's hat-trick guide hosts to series-levelling win at Visakhapatnam

Here are the best photos from India's victory over the West Indies in the second ODI at Visakhapatnam.

FirstCricket Staff December 19, 2019 14:12:12 IST
India vs West Indies: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul's tons, Kuldeep Yadav's hat-trick guide hosts to series-levelling win at Visakhapatnam
India vs West Indies Rohit Sharma KL Rahuls tons Kuldeep Yadavs hattrick guide hosts to serieslevelling win at Visakhapatnam

Rohit Sharma played a blistering knock of 159 as India beat West Indies by a convincing margin of 107 runs in the second ODI of the three-match series at Visakhapatnam. AP

India vs West Indies Rohit Sharma KL Rahuls tons Kuldeep Yadavs hattrick guide hosts to serieslevelling win at Visakhapatnam

Sharma’s partner KL Rahul also slammed a century as the duo added 227 for the opening stand. Rahul's knock was studded with eight fours and three sixes. AP

India vs West Indies Rohit Sharma KL Rahuls tons Kuldeep Yadavs hattrick guide hosts to serieslevelling win at Visakhapatnam

After a solid start, Shreyas Iyer, who has announced himself as India’s No 4 batsman, yet again played a quick-fire knock of 53 off 32 balls. AP

India vs West Indies Rohit Sharma KL Rahuls tons Kuldeep Yadavs hattrick guide hosts to serieslevelling win at Visakhapatnam

Iyer was assisted by Rishabh Pant, who whacked 39 runs off 16 deliveries. Together, the two youngsters scored 72 runs in four overs and powered India to a total of 387 for 5. AP

India vs West Indies Rohit Sharma KL Rahuls tons Kuldeep Yadavs hattrick guide hosts to serieslevelling win at Visakhapatnam

Kuldeep Yadav starred for the hosts in the bowling department, becoming the first Indian cricketer to claim two hat-tricks in international cricket. AP

India vs West Indies Rohit Sharma KL Rahuls tons Kuldeep Yadavs hattrick guide hosts to serieslevelling win at Visakhapatnam

Mohammed Shami was the most impressive among pacers. He picked up three wickets at an impressive economy rate of 5.20. AP

India vs West Indies Rohit Sharma KL Rahuls tons Kuldeep Yadavs hattrick guide hosts to serieslevelling win at Visakhapatnam

For the Windies, only Shai Hope (78) and Nicholas Pooran (75) crossed the half-century mark. Eventually, the visitors were bundled up for 280 and fell short in their chase by 107 runs. AP

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