Virat Kohli Once again proved himself as a good Chaser in the 3rd ODI between India and West Indies here in Cuttack. Ravindra Jadeja and Shardul Thakur made a trill Climax to win the match by 4 wickets and Claim the series by 2-1.
- Slow and Steady start by Windies
After the two defeat in the toss, Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bowl first. Shai Hope and Ewin Lewis made a slow start against the Indian bowling attack which made them a below-par run rate at the end of the 25th Over. Lewis scored only 21 runs off 50 balls and Roson chase with 38 runs off 48 balls. Shai Hope and Hetmyer posted 38 runs and 37 runs respectively. At the end of the 32nd Over, Wes Indies managed to score only 144 runs by losing 4 wickets. Good Partnership from Nicolas Pooran and Pollard made a big impact in the windies Scoreboard as both managed to score 135 runs in 16 overs. At last, Windies Scored 315 runs with the lose of 5 wickets.
- Solid Start from Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul
Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul once provide the solid Start to Indian Innings as both gave the first wicket partnership of 122. As Virat Kohli Stands tall in one end, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Kedar Jadhav managed to score only single-digit runs in another end. Good Partnership from Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja helped team India to take an edge in this manage. Virat Kohli goes for 80 runs at the time India needs more than 25 runs to win. Shardul Thakur made a quickfire 17 runs from 6 balls helped India to win the match by 6 wickets and Clinches the series by 2-1. Jadeja’s 39 off 31 balls made a huge impact in this match.
- Player of the Match – Virat Kohli
- Player of the Series – Rohit Sharma