Morton is a knockout

West Indies rebounded from a first round defeat to romp to as comprehensive an eight wicket victory over India on Sunday.

It was a commanding performance at Sabina Park by the rejuvenated home side to level the Digicel One-Day Series 1-1 with two games to play.

After restricting the visitors to a modest 188 all out from 48.2 overs the Windies needed only 34.1 overs to get to 192 for 2 and atone for their 20 run loss on Friday at the same venue.

Runako Morton, the Nevisian right hander built like a middleweight boxer, registered his highest score against the Indians and led the run chase with 85 from 102 deliveries, hitting five fours and a solitary six which brought the game to a close well before the stipulated cut off time and as the afternoon sun was in it glory.

When the run chase commenced Chris Gayle, who lost the toss once again, was in no mood to muck around, he flayed the Indian bowlers for 64 from 46 balls inclusive of eight fours and two more which sailed beyond the boundary rope.

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