India won the 3 match ODI series by 2-0 against West Indies.
India won the final ODIs of the series by 6 wickets at Port of Spain and won the series by 2-0 against West Indies.
Virat Kohli’s 43rd ODI ton helped India to win the ODI series by 2-0.
West Indies won the toss and elected bat first. Windies openers gave a solid start to their team. Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis build a partnership of 114 runs in just 10 overs. Chahal who was playing his first match of the series gave the first breakthrough to India in the 11th over. Chahal took the wicket of Evin Lewis. In the 12th over, Khaleel Ahmed took Chris Gayle’s wicket. Gayle scored 72 runs in 42 balls.
After Gayle’s wicket, the match stopped due to rain. The officials of the match reduced the match to 35 over per side due to rain. India bowled really well after the 12th over. West Indies finished their inning on 240 runs by losing 7 wickets.
India did not start well. Rohit Sharma lost his wicket on 10 runs. After Rohit’s wicket, Kohli and Dhawan build a good partnership of 66 runs. In the 13th over, Fabian Allen two quick wickets. Dhawan scored 36 runs and Pant got a golden duck.
After Pant’s wicket, Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer build a match-winning partnership of 120 runs. Iyer scored quick 65 runs in 41 balls. After Iyer’s wicket, Jadhav scored quick 19 runs in 12 balls and finished the match with Virat Kohli. Virat Kohli scored winning runs and won the match for his team by 6 wickets. India won the series by 2-0. Now, India is going to play the Test series with West Indies. India’s 1st Test match of this Windies tour is on August 22.
Player of the match: Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is the player of the match and also a player of the series without any doubt. In the final ODI of the series, Kohli scored a match-winning knock of 114 runs.
This is Kohli’s 43rd ODI ton and 21st ODI ton as captain. Virat Kohli showed again that he is the master of the run chase.