IND vs WI: Cricket Twitter APPLAUDS Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli Alliance during India vs West Indies 1st ODI

Published on: Feb 6, 2022 5:04 pm IST|Updated on: Feb 6, 2022 5:24 pm IST

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IND vs WI Live: In the recent times, there have been a lot of reports and rumours about a possible rift between current India captain Rohit Sharma and former skipper Virat Kohli. Incidentally, Rohit has now taken over as India’s full time ODI and T20I captain post Virat’s decision to step down from the leadership role. Team India is currently battling out West Indies in their 1000th ODI match at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

IND vs WI: Cricket Twitter APPLAUDS Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli Alliance

In his first-ever assignment after being appointed as India’s full-time ODI captain, Rohit Sharma was seen getting complete support from Virat Kohli as the two players shared a great camaraderie on the field during the first ODI against the Windies team. Virat was seen asking Rohit to take the Decision Review System (DRS) call which incidentally was spot on to send West Indies batsman Shamarh Brooks back into the pavilion. The two senior Indian cricket icons also looked in joyful spirits as the visiting skipper Kieron Pollard was dismissed for a golden duck by leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.

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Here are some of the Twitter reactions to the Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli alliance on the field during the 1st ODI against West Indies:

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India vs West Indies 1st ODI

After losing the toss and being put in to bat first on a dry wicket, West Indies suffered key blows at the start of their innings. The visiting West Indies team ended up losing a total of 3 wickets inside the first 12 overs of the game. Yuzvendra Chahal increased the troubles for the Windies side dismissing the duo of Nicholas Pooran and Kieron Pollard off consecutive deliveries.

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West Indies had a bit of recovery on the back of an impressive half-century from Jason Holder who also composed a fine partnership of 78 runs for the eighth wicket alongside Fabian Allen. However, the visitors were bowled out for a total of 176 runs in 43.5 overs. For India, Chahal was the pick of the bowlers taking four wickets while Washington Sundar and Prasidh Krishna also finished with three and two wickets respectively.

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