Twitter erupts as India register first innings victory in West Indies

Published 07/25/2016, 3:11 AM EDT


Virat Kohli’s men thrashed the home side by a huge margin and took a 1-0 lead in the 4-match series. In the process, R Ashwin became only the third cricketer to take 5 wickets in an innings and score a century in the same match, Virat became the first Indian captain with an overseas double hundred. All of the instances combined were reasons enough for the twitteratis to go to party, we take a look at some top tweets:

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Summary: India, 566/8 dec (Kohli 200, Ashwin 113, Dhawan 84, Mishra 53) beat West Indies 243 (K Brathwaite 74, Dowrich 57* Yadav 4-41, Shami 4-66) and (f/o) 231 (C Brathwaite 51*, Samuels 50, Ashwin 7-83) by an innings and 92 runs.

 

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Prabhjot Singh Sidhu

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A cricket enthusiast. A budding writer. A fan of left-arm pace.

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