Dinesh Karthik | Player of the Match: It was sticky, not an easy wicket to bat on. It's a very interesting role, you need the backing from the coach and the captain and that really helped. Important to assess the wicket and what kind of shots you need to play, and that comes with practice.
Rohit Sharma (IND): We knew it's gonna be slightly tough, the shot-making wasn't easy at the start. The guys who are set need to carry on for longer and the way we finished off the first innings was a great effort. When we finished the first 10 overs, we didn't think we could get to 190. It was a great effort from the boys and great finish. There are three facets of the game which we are trying to improve. We gotta try and back the ideas about executing it with the bat. We want to try certain things and all in all I thought it was a great effort. Certain pitches will not allow you to do that and we need to assess how we go about it. It is all about backing your skills and strengths. I love playing here in West Indies. The Indian team always receives great support from the Indian crowd coming in from the USA and also the local crowd here, quite superb to get such support.
Nicholas Pooran (WI): Disappointed. The players are feeling hurt, it's the first game of the series and we are looking to bounce back. 18 overs it was 150 I guess and then they took the momentum away from us, we just have to work on our discipline. The spinners did well and we have to look at some of the combinations going ahead.
India won by 68 runs
Over 19.6 R Bishnoi bowls a quicker arm ball to Alzarri Joseph, no run, gets forward and tries to play across the line but misses.
Over 19.5 R Bishnoi bowls it flat in the air to Keemo Paul,1 run, sits on one knee and biffs it down to long-on
Over 19.4 R Bishnoitossed up deliveryto Alzarri Joseph,1 run, gets to the pitch of the ball and heaves it off the inside half towards deep mid-wicket
Over 19.3 R Bishnoitossed up deliveryto Keemo Paul,1 run, gets forward and swipes and gets it off the inside edge towards deep backward square
Over 19.2 R Bishnoi bowls a quicker arm ball to Keemo Paul, Boundary! Gets clears his front leg and smacks it for a one-bounce boundary between long-on and deep mid-wicket
Over 19.1 R Bishnoibowls it short of lengthto Keemo Paul, Boundary! Swivels and hammers the pull square on the leg-side for four.
End of Over 19 (4 runs) West Indies 109/8
Keemo Paul 8/16 Arshdeep Singh 4-0-24-2 Alzarri Joseph 4/8
Over 18.6 Arshdeep Singh slips in a full toss to Keemo Paul,1 run, shuffles and flicks it to the right of long-on
Over 18.5 Arshdeep Singhbowls a good length deliveryto Alzarri Joseph,1 run, gets forward and slaps it off the toe-end towards cover
Over 18.4 Arshdeep Singhbowls a good length deliveryto Keemo Paul,1 run, gets forward and drops it to the right of the bowler and hares across for a quick single
Over 18.3 Arshdeep Singh bangs it short onto the pitch to Keemo Paul, no run, stays deep inside the crease and sways back and evades the firing line. One for the over says umpire Nigel Duguid
Over 18.2 Arshdeep Singhbowls a good length deliveryto Alzarri Joseph,1 leg bye, gets forward and looks to flick leg-side and gets beaten. Off the pads and rolls into the off-side
Over 18.1 Arshdeep Singhbowls a good length deliveryto Keemo Paul,1 run, gets forward and clipped away along the ground through mid-wicket
End of Over 18 (1 runs) West Indies 105/8
Alzarri Joseph 3/6 Ravindra Jadeja 3.2-0-24-1 Keemo Paul 5/12