India vs West Indies 2017: 1st ODI Match Stopped Due To Rain

The first ODI match between India and West Indies at Port of Spain has been stopped due to rain. West Indies won the toss and decided to field against India at Port of Spain.

As soon as the match starts, the audience made their way into the stands, Indian openers Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane started doing what has become a pattern for India.

Both players were putting trouble to West Indies and they reached their fifties and, by the time Rahane was dismissed at 62 and scored to 132 off 24 overs. Skipper Virat Kohli came into the middle and again West Indies found it difficult to find a breakthrough.

West Indies vs India

Dhawan, who scored 87 off 92 balls, was taken by West Indies Devendra Bishoo. On the hand, Yuvraj Singh was the next wickets to fall. He gives way to pressure created by the number of dot ball which West Indies forced him to play and dismissed without much contribution.

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MS Dhoni and Kohli were batting in the middle when the rain broke up playing in the 39 overs. India could score only 199 runs for the loss of three wickets at that point.

West Indies vs India

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However, it took a long time but the light rain finally subsided. After that, the decision was made that India will be ending their innings and West Indies will need to chase down a target of 194 in 26 overs.

But the covers had been taken off which rains lashed the field again and the game had to be called off.

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