Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope slam tons as West Indies cruise to comfortable eight-wicket win over India in first ODI

Here are the best photos from West Indies' victory over India in the first ODI at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium.

FirstCricket Staff December 16, 2019 11:18:21 IST
Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope slam tons as West Indies cruise to comfortable eight-wicket win over India in first ODI
Shimron Hetmyer Shai Hope slam tons as West Indies cruise to comfortable eightwicket win over India in first ODI

Shimron Hetmyer (139) top-scored with the bat as West Indies thrashed India by eight wickets in the first ODI of the three-match series at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. AP

Shimron Hetmyer Shai Hope slam tons as West Indies cruise to comfortable eightwicket win over India in first ODI

Shai Hope was the other centurion for the visitors. His unbeaten knock of 102, which included seven fours and a maximum, helped the visitors chase down India’s total of 287 with 13 balls to spare. AP

Shimron Hetmyer Shai Hope slam tons as West Indies cruise to comfortable eightwicket win over India in first ODI

In the bowling department, Sheldon Cottrell rattled through the Indian top-order, picking up valuable wickets of skipper Virat Kohli and KL Rahul. AP

Shimron Hetmyer Shai Hope slam tons as West Indies cruise to comfortable eightwicket win over India in first ODI

Cottrell was assisted by fellow seamers Alzarri Joseph and Keemo Paul, who picked up two wickets each on a slow Chennai wicket. AP

Shimron Hetmyer Shai Hope slam tons as West Indies cruise to comfortable eightwicket win over India in first ODI

After the Indian top-order was cheaply dismissed, Shreyas Iyer steadied the ship for the visitors with his knock of 70 which included five fours and a maximum. AP

Shimron Hetmyer Shai Hope slam tons as West Indies cruise to comfortable eightwicket win over India in first ODI

Meanwhile, under-fire batsman Rishabh Pant joined forces with Iyer and played a crucial inning of 71 runs, including seven fours and a six, to power the visitors to 287/8 at the end of their fifty overs. AP

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