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WI vs IND, 2nd ODI, PREVIEW: Opportunity for Yuvraj Singh to improve form as India eye rain-free outing

WI vs IND, 2nd ODI, PREVIEW: Opportunity for Yuvraj Singh to improve form as India eye rain-free outing

Shikhar Dhawan's 87 and comeback-man Ajinkya Rahane's 62 were the highlights of the Indian innings in first match.

West Indies vs India: Ajinkya Rahane will open in all 5 ODIs, reveals Virat Kohli

West Indies vs India: Ajinkya Rahane will open in all 5 ODIs, reveals Virat Kohli

Rohit, who opened for India along with Shikhar Dhawan in the just-concluded Champions Trophy in the United Kingdom, has been rested for the West Indies tour.

ICC ODI Rankings: Virat Kohli retains top spot, clean sweep in West Indies will give India 2nd spot

ICC ODI Rankings: Virat Kohli retains top spot, clean sweep in West Indies will give India 2nd spot

India (116 points) can leapfrog second-placed Australia (117 points) by a fraction of a point if the Kohli-led side win all the five matches of the ODI series against the West Indies.

WATCH: Dramatic scenes during India-Bangladesh innings break show how much fans love Virat Kohli & Co

WATCH: Dramatic scenes during India-Bangladesh innings break show how much fans love Virat Kohli & Co

India chased down the target with relative ease, thanks to the brilliance of top three batsmen.

Imperious Shikhar Dhawan shatters Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar records

Imperious Shikhar Dhawan shatters Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar records

The left-handed opener now has 680 runs. However, the overall leading scorer is West Indies great Chris Gayle, who has 791 runs from 17 innings. Besides, Dhawan is also the highest run-getter in the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy.

WATCH: Simply Unreal! This Kohli, Kohli chant from Indian fans in England will make desi hearts swell with pride

WATCH: Simply Unreal! This Kohli, Kohli chant from Indian fans in England will make desi hearts swell with pride

The win set-up yet another mouth-watering India-Pakistan clash, this time in a final, in a global tournament.

Yuvraj Singh's 300th ODI: Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, others congratulate left-hander ahead of India-Bangladesh match

Yuvraj Singh's 300th ODI: Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, others congratulate left-hander ahead of India-Bangladesh match

Ahead of defending champion India's crucial encounter with Bangladesh at the semi-final stage of ICC Champions Trophy 2017, both former and current teammates took to Twitter to congratulate Yuvraj Singh on his 300th ODI appearance for India. ( ICC CT 2017, semi-final 2: IND vs BAN – LIVE BLOG )

WATCH: Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh set practice ground on fire with brilliant dance moves

WATCH: Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh set practice ground on fire with brilliant dance moves

India, the defending champions, will lock horns with their South Asian neighbours Bangladesh in the second semi-final of the 2017 edition at Birmingham tomorrow.

ICC Champions Trophy: Skipper Virat Kohli hails India's 8-wicket win over South Africa as their best so far

ICC Champions Trophy: Skipper Virat Kohli hails India's 8-wicket win over South Africa as their best so far

Defending champions India qualified for the semi-finals of the tournament with as many as 12 overs to spare at the Oval.

WATCH: Mercurial Yuvraj Singh steals the India-South Africa show with massive six

WATCH: Mercurial Yuvraj Singh steals the India-South Africa show with massive six

India won the match by eight wickets, and are likely to play giant-killing giants Bangladesh for a place in the next Sunday's final.

WATCH: Shikhar Dhawan's record-breaking innings against South Africa

WATCH: Shikhar Dhawan's record-breaking innings against South Africa

Williamson, who has 244 runs from three games, cannot overtake Dhawan as the Kiwis were knocked out of the tournament by England on Saturday.

WATCH: A thing of beauty! India's perfect DEMOLITION JOB in London leaves South Africa devastated

WATCH: A thing of beauty! India's perfect DEMOLITION JOB in London leaves South Africa devastated

India chased down South Africa's 192-run target with relative ease, thanks to fifties from opener Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Kohli.

ICC CT 2017: Defending champions India beat South Africa by 8 wickets, book semi-final spot

ICC CT 2017: Defending champions India beat South Africa by 8 wickets, book semi-final spot

The world's number one team lost the last eight wickets for 51 runs after being comfortably placed at 116 for one at one stage.

ICC CT 2017, IND vs SL: Sri Lanka secure stunning 7-wicket win to give Group B interesting makeover

ICC CT 2017, IND vs SL: Sri Lanka secure stunning 7-wicket win to give Group B interesting makeover

Set a challenging target of 322 runs, the Lankans rode on half-centuries from Kusal Mendis and Danushka Gunathilaka to cross the line in 48.3 overs and register their first win the tournament.

ICC Champions Trophy, India vs Sri Lanka: After AB de Villiers, Zainab Abbas curse strikes Virat Kohli

ICC Champions Trophy, India vs Sri Lanka: After AB de Villiers, Zainab Abbas curse strikes Virat Kohli

Last time Kohli got out without scoring in an ODI match was against England in August 2014 at Cardiff.

WATCH: MS Dhoni unleashes trademark hitting against Sri Lanka in Champions Trophy Group B clash

WATCH: MS Dhoni unleashes trademark hitting against Sri Lanka in Champions Trophy Group B clash

It was a typically muscular effort from India as they pursue an 11th win from their last 14 ODI matches, and a 15th victory in their last 18 meetings with Sri Lanka.

WATCH: Drop Catch, Six, Fifty, all in one ball! Rohit Sharma brings up 30th ODI fifty in style

WATCH: Drop Catch, Six, Fifty, all in one ball! Rohit Sharma brings up 30th ODI fifty in style

Sharma, who missed out on a century against Pakistan too, will be feeling hard done having missed out to reach the 3-figure matk yet against against Sri Lanka.

WATCH: Indian fans celebrate Shikhar Dhawan's HUNDRED against Sri Lanka in the most fitting manner

WATCH: Indian fans celebrate Shikhar Dhawan's HUNDRED against Sri Lanka in the most fitting manner

His knock, after that brilliant 68 off 65 in India's tournament opener against arch-rivals Pakistan, reinforced the fact that the Champions Trophy is Dhawan's favourite tournament.

WATCH: One rare sight! Virat Kohli gets a DUCK for the first time in 46 innings

WATCH: One rare sight! Virat Kohli gets a DUCK for the first time in 46 innings

Last time Kohli got out without scoring in an ODI match was against England in August 2014 at Cardiff.