India thrashed West Indies by 125 runs at Manchester last night to inch one step closer to the semi-finals.

Riding on skipper Virat Kohli's 72 and MS Dhoni's unbeaten 56, India posted 268 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 50 overs. KL Rahul also contributed 48 while Hardik Pandya scored 46.

In reply, the West Indies were all out at 143  runs in 34.2 overs following impressive spell by Indian bowlers. Mohammed Shami has struck four wickets while Jasprit Bumrah and Yuzvendra Chahal took two wickets each.

Kohli, who was adjudged man Of the match, also became the fastest batsman to reach 20 thousand international runs.

India now got the second spot with 11 points from six matches while West Indies with 3 points from 7 matches are out of the semi-finals race.

Today, South Africa will play Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street. The match is slated to begin at 3 p.m. Indian Time.

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