India pipped a fighting West Indies by five wickets riding on chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav's venomous stuff backed by some responsible middle order batting display after early hiccups in the first of the three T20 Internationals in Kolkata on Sunday.
With this victory, skipper Rohit Sharma has taken his count to 9 wins from 10 T20Is.
Most wins in first ten T20Is as skipper:
9 Rohit Sharma*
8 Shoaib Malik/ M Clarke/ Asghar Afghan/ Sarfraz Ahmed
Inputs: IANS, SIFY