The first hosts bowled out the West Indies for 176 in 43.5 overs as spinners Chahal (4/49 in 9.5 overs) and Washington (3/30 in 9 overs) went through their listless line-up and then the skipper scored 60 off 51 balls. The hosts chased down the target in just 28 overs.
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This is the 10th time in the last 16 games that the West Indies have failed to bat a full 50 overs despite the presence of senior players like Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder, Shy Hope, Nicholas Pooran.
After the brief middle order sank, Suryakumar Yadav (No. 34) and debutant Deepak Hooda (No. 26) added 62 runs without much pressure to take the team home.
Like the skipper, India lost to Better Rohit by the same standard in South Africa and on his return, he hit 10 fours and a six, adding 84 runs with stand-in opener Ishan Kishan (28). .
Virat Kohli (8) also started with two boundaries but was held out in the deep while Rishabh Pant was unfortunately run out at the end of the non-striker.
But Rohit was in his element, while the young Kishan was playing another flute for perfection.
The former was a toy with the West Indies attack, as the host team was going to chase comfortably with fifty runs in the ninth over.
Rohit, who returned to the team after injury, was cruel to veteran Kemar Roach, hitting him two fours and a maximum – his trademark pull shot, as India scored 15 runs in the 10th over and reached 67/0.
By the time Alzari Joseph (2/45) trapped him leg-before, India were heading for an easy victory in the milestone game.
Earlier, Chahal and Sundar wreaked havoc on the slow track as the West Indies batsmen rescued Jason Holder (57; 4×6) and Fabian Allen (29) and pushed them towards the pavilion, whose 78-run partnership helped the team for the eighth wicket. Cross the 160-run mark.
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After being dismissed by Mohammad Siraj (1/26) in the third over, West Indies lost opener Shy Hope (8; 2×4) cheaply as the visitors lost their first wicket for 13 runs.
Hope hit two consecutive boundaries to Siraj, but the inside edge of the front, while trying to drive, broke the middle and leg stumps.
Brandon King (13; 2×4) started from the boundary, and then joined one-down Darren Bravo (18 off 34 balls; 3×4) as both tried to revive the innings, but could only add 31 runs for the second wicket. .
Bravo hit two boundaries on fast bowler famous Krishna (2/29) in the sixth over as the visitors crawled to 28/1 after six overs. The two mixed caution and aggression as the West Indies were 39/1 after 10 overs.
But Sundar pulled the visitors back by removing King and Bravo in the 12th over as the visitors slipped to 45/3.
Sundar sent back the first King, who chipped him on a short mid-wicket where Suryakumar Yadav took an excellent catch. And then he used his straight and flat ball to trap Bravo in front of the wicket.
It was then Chahal who took two wickets in two consecutive balls in the 20th over as he hit two hard-hitting batsmen – Nicholas Pooran (18; 3×4), which he caught at the front. This was Chahal’s 100th ODI wicket.
On the next ball, he cleaned up Kieron Pollard (s) with his googly, which knocked off the off-stump of rival skipper. The West Indies got into trouble as they lost half the team by just 71 runs.
Chahal was in a frenzy as he then removed Shamar Brooks (12), who made Rishabh Pant a stumper, as the West Indies were striking at 78/6.
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However, Holder and L tried to take the game deeper. When Holder hit four sixes, L hit two boundaries, before Sundar lobbied the return catch of his bowling to send Allen back.
The team was eventually bowled out in 43.5 overs and Chahal finished fourth, beating last man Alzari Joseph.
The second ODI will be played at the same venue on February 9.