PHOTOS: India reach World Cup quarter-finals

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Perth, Mar 7: It was a battle of short-pitched bowling at the WACA ground on Friday (March 6) and India emerged victorious against West Indies in their Pool B clash of ICC World Cup 2015.

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With the 22-yard strip providing pace and bounce, batsmen found it difficult. West Indies were skittled out for 182 and India struggled, losing 6 wickets before captain cool MS Dhoni sealed the game in his team's favour. Paceman Mohammed Shami was adjudged Man-of-the-match for his three-wicket haul.

This was India's fourth straight win and with this they booked a spot in the quarter-finals of the tournament. India's next match is against Ireland on March 10. (Dhoni unhappy with 1 Indian player)

Here are all the photos from the match

Mohammed Shami strikes early

Paceman Shami was superb at the start of the match. He and Umesh Yadav rattled the West Indies' top order. Here he is seen celebrating a wicket with Suresh Raina (left)

Huge support for India

As has been the case, Indian supporters came in large numbers to WACA ground

Indian players are happy

Indian players come together to celebrate a West Indies' wicket

Samuels run out

Virat Kohli (centre) and Umesh Yadav (right) celebrate after the former ran Marlon Samuels (left) out after a throw from Mohit Sharma (not in picture)

Shikhar goes early

Shikhar Dhawan went early in the run chase of 183. He made 9

Rahane plays a shot

Ajikya Rahane plays a shot during his brief stay at the crease. He was dismissed for 14 runs

Raina is disappointed

Suresh Raina was looking good after scoring 22 runs but was out caught

Captain cool

MS Dhoni remained unbeaten to win the game for India. He made 45 not out

Ashwin and Dhoni

R Ashwin (left) and Dhoni during their unbroken partnership which won the game. He added 51 runs for the 7th wicket (unfinished)

Victory secured

Dhoni is congratulated by Chris Gayle (right) after he scored the winning runs

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