India defeated West Indies by six wickets in the first ODI in Ahmedabad, thanks to a clinical bowling performance by Yuzvendra Chahal and some superb hitting by Rohit Sharma at the top. Rohit scored his 44th ODI fifty and shared the opening wicket with Ishan Kishan for 84 runs. The Indian skipper was dismissed on 60(51), and soon after, Virat Kohli was out on 8. Ishan scored 28 (36), while Rishabh Pant was the last hitter to be removed on 11 runs (9). Surya Kumar Yadav (34(36)) and debutant Deepak Hooda (26(32)) completed the 177-run chase in in 28 overs. and Earlier in the day, Yuzvendra Chahal returned with four wickets to help Team India bowl out the West Indies for 176. Windies got off to a sluggish start after being requested to bat first, with Mohammed Siraj dismissing Shai Hope early. Washington Sundar then entered the fray and took two wickets. West Indies continued to lose wickets in the middle overs and were down to 79/7 at one point. Smart batting by Jason Holder and Fabien Allen, on the other hand, enabled the Windies to a decent score. Holder was fired on 57 (71). Meanwhile, Sundar took three wickets, while among the pacers, Prasidh Krishna took two.