Cricket World Cup 2019: India set victory target of 269 for West Indies

 Manchester: Team India set a victory target of 269 runs for West Indies in the 34th match of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup at the Old Trafford here in England on Thursday.

Opting to bat first, India posted 268/7 in the stipulated 50 overs, thanks to skipper Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni for their half-century innings.

Kohli top scored with 82-ball 72 while MS Dhoni made unbeaten 56 facing just 61balls. Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul also made vital contributions with 38-ball 46 and 64-ball 48.

Virat Kohli achieved yet another milestone and became the fastest to score 20,000 international runs when he scored 37 runs in the match.

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For West Indies, Kemar Roach was the leading wicket-taker, claiming three wickets while Sheldon Cottrell and skipper Jason Holder picked two wickets each.

So far, the Men-in-Blue are unbeaten in their six outings, including a washed-out game in this mega event. India have fielded an unchanged side while West Indies have made two changes.

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