India beat West Indies by six wickets in the first match of three-match T-20 series against West Indies played at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Chasing a total of 207 runs, India made 209 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 18.4 overs. Skipper Virat Kohli scored 94 not out while and K L made 62 runs. Virat Kohli was adjudged player of the match for his unbeaten knock.
For West Indies, Khary Pierre took 2 wickets. Earlier put into bat, the West Indies scored 207 runs in the stipulated 20 overs losing five wickets. Shimron Hetmyer top-scored for the team with 56 runs while Evin Lewis made 40. The West Indian batsmen cracked record 15 sixes in the match. For India, Yajuvendra Chahal took two wickets for 36 runs.