Career-best Kohli stars as India beat Windies by six wickets

Career-best Kohli stars as India beat Windies by six wickets

Friday, December 06, 2019

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HYDERABAD, India (AFP) — Skipper Virat Kohli hit an unbeaten 94 off 50 balls as India beat West Indies by six wickets in the first Twenty20 international in Hyderabad on Friday.

Kohli put on a key 100-run second-wicket stand with KL Rahul, who made 62, as the hosts reached their target of 208 in 18.4 overs to lead the three-match series 1-0.

Kohli smashed six fours and six sixes to record his career-best T20 score, beating his previous high of 90 with a winning hit over the rope.

The second match is in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday.

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