Report by OrissaDiary.com correspondent; Bhubaneswar: India beat West Indies by 1 wicket after a thrilling chaseż. Dashing batsman Rohit Sharma's rescue act give India a magical win against West Indies in the first one-dayer at the Barabati stadium in Cuttack on Tuesday. Rohit made 72 run out of 99 ball. He stroked some elegant boundaries, including a nonchalant six over long-off.
India got off to an absolute flier, with Virender Sehwag and Parthiv Patel slamming 37 in the first four overs. Roach, however, brought West Indies back into it with a double-strike in the next over. Parthiv once again threw away a start, as he chopped a wide delivery to backward point. Gautam Gambhir out in same over. Roach broke through once more, though, getting one to duck in off the seam to dismiss Kohli. Andre Russell dismissed captain Virender Sehwag and Suresh Raina in successive overs. India lost their seventh wicket when Ravichandran Ashwin was run out. Ravindra Jadeja added 83 runs with Rohit for the sixth wicket before falling to Kieron Pollard.
Earlier, Umesh Yadav and Varun Aaron took two wickets each as India restricted the West Indies to 211/9.