1st ODI: India vs West Indies series opener called off due to rain

The first one-dayer between India and the West Indies was called off after second rain interruption on Thursday.

India TV Sports Desk [ Published on: August 09, 2019 0:55 IST ]
  • The first match of the three-match ODI series was abandoned due to excessive rain and wet outfield in Guyana
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    The first match of the three-match ODI series was abandoned due to excessive rain and wet outfield in Guyana

  • Opener Evin Lewis and Shai Hope were batting on 40 and 6 respectively at the rain break after Indian captain Virat Kohli won the toss and asked the West Indies to bat.
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    Opener Evin Lewis and Shai Hope were batting on 40 and 6 respectively at the rain break after Indian captain Virat Kohli won the toss and asked the West Indies to bat.

  • The other opener Chris Gayle was out in the 11th over after scoring 4 off 31 deliveries in an agonisingly slow knock. 
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    The other opener Chris Gayle was out in the 11th over after scoring 4 off 31 deliveries in an agonisingly slow knock. 

  • The first rain interruption was when the home side had scored 9 for no loss in 5.4 overs. The match was about to be resumed 30 minutes later but the wet area near the bowlers' run-up led to another delay of more than half an hour.
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    The first rain interruption was when the home side had scored 9 for no loss in 5.4 overs. The match was about to be resumed 30 minutes later but the wet area near the bowlers' run-up led to another delay of more than half an hour.

  • Kuldeep gave India the breakthrough as he dismissed dangerman Gayle who dragged the ball onto his stumps.
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    Kuldeep gave India the breakthrough as he dismissed dangerman Gayle who dragged the ball onto his stumps.

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