Captain Virat Kohli’s sharp bowling presentation controlled India to an extensive 125-run prevail upon West Indies on Thursday.
Kohli top-scored with 72 to establish the frameworks for India’s 268 for seven in the wake of choosing for bat first at Manchester’s Old Trafford.
The Indian bowler Mohammed Shami, at that point expelled West Indies for 143 in 34.2 overs to end the West Indies’ expectations.
India, who have dislodged England as the top-positioned one-day group, remain the main unbeaten side in the competition and need only one triumph from their staying three alliance diversions to ensure a semi-finals compartment.
West Indies joined Afghanistan and South Africa as the three groups to withdraw from the race for the last four up until this point.
“We can’t gripe, we have recently turned into the main side on the planet and we have been playing like that for some time presently,” said chief and man-of-the-coordinate Kohli. “Things hadn’t gone our way with the bat in the last couple of recreations however we have figured out how to win.”
Shami, who took a cap trap in the past game, returned figures of 4-16, expelling the perilous Chris Gayle ahead of schedule after a scratchy innings from the opener.
Be that as it may, it was Kohli who set up the success as he turned out to be quickest batsman to achieve 20,000 worldwide keeps running in his 417th innings — India’s Sachin Tendulkar and Caribbean batsman Brian Lara both required 453 global innings to achieve the milestone.
Wicketkeeper-batsman M.S. Dhoni and Hardik Pandya supported the aggregate, putting on 70 keeps running for the 6th wicket to rebuff the something else trained bowlers.
Pandya hit 46 off 38 balls while Dhoni stayed unbeaten on 56, finishing the innings with a major six.
The West Indies bowlers, driven by paceman Kemar Roach, had held India under wraps until the last stages, stemming the progression of keeps running with ordinary wickets.
Bug returned noteworthy figures of 3-36 in his 10 overs, including the wicket of India opener Rohit Sharma for 18.
Kohli, whose 82-ball thump included eight limits, expanded his fine keep running of structure with some attractive shots that enchanted a divided group at Old Trafford.
West Indies were in a bad position right off the bat in their answer when Gayle confounded a short ball from Shami and was gotten by Kedar Jadhav to one side of mid-on in the wake of attempting to only six keeps running off 19 balls.
Shai Hope attempted to take the Shami on and hit him for a limit yet the bowler reacted by rattling his stumps with the following ball as West Indies slipped to 16-2.
It was all declining from that point for a battling Caribbean side who neglected to keep up energy after their opening World Cup win against Pakistan.
Jasprit Bumrah and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took two wickets each.
West Indies skipper Jason Holder stated: “The bowlers completed an awesome activity on this surface. I couldn’t request all the more however we let ourselves down with the bat. We didn’t hold onto the minute yet I would have taken pursuing 268. We didn’t do it. We have given ourselves a chance to down essentially in this competition. The bowlers had a sensible battle however our batting has been excessively conflicting. This is our weakest organization of the three.”
Double cross victors India next play has England in Birmingham on Sunday.