1st T20I, India vs WI: Virat Anchors India to a 6-Wicket Win
Live updates from the 1st T20 international between India and West Indies in Hyderabad
IND vs WI Live Score: And Kohli Finishes off In Style
With 14 runs required in the last two overs, Virat Kohli once again took Kesrick Williams for a ride. It took Kohli just 4 balls to end the match.
Kohli started the over with a two followed by a six over extra-cover. The next delivery again saw a double with the skipper finishing the match with a huge six again over extra-cover.
With this win, India go 1-0 up in the three-match series.
This was the highest score chased down by India in T20 internationals and Virat Kohli also registered his highest T20I score.
Previously, Virat had scored 90 not out against Australia in Adelaide in 2016.
India: 209/4 in 18.4 overs
IND vs WI Live Score: Iyer Goes Back
West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard takes a stunner off his own bowling to dismiss birthday boy Shreyas Iyer.
Pollard jumps to his left on his follow through to take an outstanding two-handed catch.
IND vs WI Live Score: Kohli Changes Gear
It is looking ominous!
Kohli has not only changed gear but has gone into the beast-mode. He brings up his fifty with a six off Jason Holder - first delivery of the over. Next ball he dispatches for a four.
One over later, Kohli slams Kesrick Williams again for back-to-back four and six. Suddenly, it is India’s game to lose and the skipper wants to be there till the end.
Meanwhile, Pant holds out to Holder off Cottrell. Pant hits a slower delivery way outside off stump over long-off and finds Holder out there. He goes for 9-ball 18.
India: 182/3 in 17 overs
IND vs WI Live Score: Rahul Departs For Well-Made 62
After two consecutive sixes, Rahul throws away his wicket. Pierre picks his second victim of the night as Rahul mishits as Pollard plucks the catch over extra cover.
Rahul went onto hit 5 fours and 4 sixes en route his 40-ball 62. Rahul would have loved to stay till the end.
As, Pant came in to replace Rahul in the centre, he dispatched the very first ball for a six over long-on.
India: 139/2 in 14 overs
IND vs WI Live Score: Kohli Catching up With Rahul
The Indian skipper has now taken the mantle over from Rahul as he is doing all the hitting.
In the 12th over, Kohli smashed Holder for back-to-back boundaries. First, he hits Holder for a six over deep backward square leg. He follows this with a boundary over over deep mid-wicket.
India: 110/1 in 12 overs
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