India beat West Indies in first One-Day International

India beat West Indies by six wickets after bowling the tourists out for 176 in the first One-Day International.

West Indies slumped to 79-7 before Jason Holder made 57 to drag his side up to a respectable total in Ahmedabad.

Spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar shared seven wickets in what was India’s 1 000th ODI.

In reply, new skipper Rohit Sharma top-scored with 60 after sharing an 84-run opening stand with Ishan Kishan as India cruised home in the 28th over.

Former captain Holder reached the landmark of 2 000 ODI runs during his half-century before being dismissed by Prasidh Krishna.

The second game of the three-match series will take place on Wednesday at the same venue. (BBC)

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