West Indies beat Black caps in first ODI

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The Black Caps have been beaten by West Indies in their first One Day International.

Chasing just 191 to win on Thursday (NZ time), the West Indies cantered to victory with 11 overs to spare.

The small target was set after New Zealand were all out for just 190 in the 46th over.

Kane Williamson top scored with 34, while Michael Bracewell and Mitchell Santner added some respectability to the innings with a 40-run seventh wicket partnership.

In reply the West Indies No 3 Shamarh Brooks played the key role in the successful chase, making 79.

The result broke New Zealand’s 10-match winning streak in ODIs and also ended the hosts’ nine-game losing run.

The second of three games was also in Bridgetown, Barbados on Saturday morning.

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