India vs West Indies 2014, 1st ODI at Kochi: Shikhar Dhawan departs as West Indies gain control

 

Oct 8, 2014

Shikhar Dhawan was cleaned up by the West Indies bowler marlon Samuels, as India slipped to 134 for six after 28.4 overs, in their opening One-Day International (ODI) match at Nehru Stadium in Kochi on Wednesday. India need another 188 runs to win from 21.2 overs.

Dhawan faced 92 balls and scored 68 runs. He also hit nine fours during his stay at the crease.

MS Dhoni has been bowled by Darren Sammy in the first One-Day International (ODI) between West Indies and India at Kochi. India are in deep trouble as they are chasing 322 and are currently 114 for five in 25 overs. Ravindra Jadeja and Shikhar Dhawan are in the middle.

India had won the toss and elected to bowl first. Coming into this ODI, there was some uncertainty about the West Indies players featuring as there was a pay dispute, but that issue was put to rest and both teams took the field. Marlon Samuels’ ton then took West Indies to 321 for six in their 50 overs. Denesh Ramdin also contributed with 61.

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