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Cricket: India crush West Indies by 125 runs

Cricket: India crush West Indies by 125 runs
Cricket - ICC Cricket World Cup - West Indies v India - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - June 27, 2019 India's Virat Kohli celebrates after the match Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith -
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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – India overwhelmed West Indies by 125 runs on Thursday to continue their march to the Cricket World Cup semi-finals and send the Caribbean team out of the tournament.

Half-centuries from skipper Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped India to 268 for seven after they won the toss.

Kemar Roach was the pick of the West Indies bowlers with figures of 3-36.

Chasing 269 to stay alive in the semi-final race, West Indies were bowled out for 143 in the 35th over, Sunil Ambris top-scoring with 31.

Mohammed Shami took four wickets as India registered their fifth win in six matches with one no result. West Indies were eliminated after their fifth loss of the tournament.

(Reporting by Amlan Chakraborty in Manchester; editing by Ed Osmond)

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