Chennai: Shimron Hetmyer smashed a career-best 139 while opener Shai Hope notched up his eighth ODI hundred against a pedestrian Indian bowling attack to help West Indies register a commendable eight-wicket victory in the first One-Day International, here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Sunday.
News Today photo journalists R Pugazh Murugan & H Bobby Derin captured the proceedings of the match with their lens.
Jubiliant fans dressed in blue and smearing the tri-colour on their faces gear up to witness the ODI.
Indian openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul walk out to bat (left)
Rohit Sharma hits a boundary (right)
Virat Kohli walked into bat amidst loud cheer from the crowd but his stay at the crease was short-lived.