World Cup: Kohli, Shami steal the show as India thump West Indies

Brief scores: India 268/9 (Virat Kohli 72, MS Dhoni 56*; Kemar Roach 3/36, Jason Holder 2/33) beat West Indies 143/10 (Sunil Ambris 31, Nicholas Pooran 28; Mohammed Shami 4/16, Jasprit Bumrah 2/9) by 125 runs

India vs West Indies World Cup 2019, key stats

  • Virat Kohli became the fastest to reach 20000 international runs, getting to the landmark in 416 innings, 37 fewer than Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara. The Indian captain also made his 53rd ODI half-century, an 82-ball 72 that helped India post a competitive total batting first. MS Dhoni made an unbeaten 56 that helped India finish with a flourish. It was Dhoni’s 72nd fifty in ODI cricket.
  • Captaining India for the 74th time, Kohli registered his 54th win.
  • India registered their 60th win in ODIs against the West Indies.

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