India vs West Indies 2nd ODI Highlights: Rohit, Kuldeep fire hosts to 107-run win, level series 1-1
India vs West Indies 2nd ODI Highlights: Mohammed Shami and Kuldeep Yadav (hat-trick hero) scalped three wickets each as India restricted West Indies to 280. India registered a comprehensive 107-run win to level the three-match series 1-1. This after Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul slammed respective centuries as India posted a commanding total of 387/5 in 50 overs. Not to forget the contributions of Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant who simply tore the Windies bowling apart in the final few overs.
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21:25 hrs: Stat attack - 5th biggest win against West Indies for India by runs. 2nd biggest win for India at Vizag in terms of runs. Also, India break their losing streak of last 4 defeats at home.
21: 15 hrs: After batsmen put up a sensational show with the bat, Shami and Kuldeep starred with the ball to set up a comprehensive victory. Here is the record created by Kuldeep after his stunning hat-trick. Read here
21:10 hrs: Shami picks up the last wicket of the night as he gets rid of Keemo Paul for 46. He bowled a yorker and the batsman had no clue how to deal with it. India register a comprehensive 107-run win. With that, India have also levelled the series 1-1.
21:05 hrs: Shreyas Iyer comes to bowl an over and he concedes 13 runs in it. Keemo Paul hit him for a six and four and there were couple of wides as well.
21:00 hrs: After completing fifty-run stand with Keemo Paul, Khary Pierre is dismissed off the bowling of Ravindra Jadeja. Virat Kohli takes a good catch at mid-wicket boundary ropes. West Indies are nine down now.
20:25 hrs: Keemo Paul hits his second six off the innings and this time Jadeja sees the ball go over the ropes. With that, Windies have also crossed the 250-run mark. It has been a valiant effort from Windies but it looks like they have to be content with a defeat tonight. Unless, Christmas comes early for the visitors!
20:50 hrs: Shardul Thakur goes for back-to-back boundaries and both were as similar as it could get. Shardul dropped the ball short and batsman Khary Pierre top edged over keeper’s head for a boundary. The second one was also in a similar manner.
20:45 hrs: Against the run of play, Keemo Paul hits Kuldeep Yadav for a huge six over mid wicket. He went down on one knee and blasted the ball in the top tier. It seems the visitors will go down fighting in the match.
20:40 hrs: Stat attack: Bowlers with multiple ODI hat-tricks — Lasith Malinga (3), Wasim Akram (2), Saqlain Mushtaq (2), Chaminda Vaas (2), Trent Boult (2), Kuldeep Yadav (2)
20:35 hrs: Stat attack: 2nd ODI hat-trick for Kuldeep Yadav — Only Indian to take 2 hat-trick in ODIs. 1st hat-trick by an Indian against West Indies in ODIs. 5th bowler to take a hat-trick against West Indies in ODIs.
20:31 hrs: Stat attack: ODI hat-trick for India - Chetan Sharma (1987), Kapil Dev (1991), Kuldeep Yadav (2017), Mohammed Shami (2019), Kuldeep Yadav (2019)
20:26 hrs: Kuldeep Yadav has created history as he becomes the first Indian cricketer to scalp two hat-tricks is international cricket. Kuldeep gets rid of Shai Hope, Jason Holder and Alzarri Joseph in successive deliveries. Windies are eight down now.
20:20 hrs: Hope hits Shami for a boundary and with that 200 is up for the visitors in 32nd over. Windies still need 185 runs to win in 18 overs.
20:15 hrs: Stumping chance missed by Rishabh Pant and Shai Hope survives once again. Kuldeep bowled a peach of a delivery and his googly surprised the batsman. Such was the turn that even the keeper failed to grab the ball.
20:10 hrs: Shami picks two wickets in as many deliveries as after getting rid of Pooran, he forces an edge off Pollard and wicket-keeper Pant makes no mistake. India are back on top in the match.
20:05 hrs: India have finally managed to get rid of Nicholas Pooran as he hits a Mohammed Shami delivery into the hands of Kuldeep Yadav at long leg. His excellent 47-ball 75 comes to an end as India finally get some respite.
20:00 hrs: Pooran and Hope have put together century stand and it has come off just 76 deliveries. India’s fielding has helped the duo as well as Rahul dropped Hope when he was in single digits and Chahar has dropped Pooran few overs ago.
19:55 hrs: Shami bowls on the pads of Pooran and the southpaw simply flicked the ball off his pads for yet another six. The next delivery took an edge and flew for a boundary past the keeper. India need a wicket and soon as these two batsmen are making merry.
19:50 hrs: Chahar bowls slow and short and Pooran hits the ball towards mid-wicket for a boundary. With that, he brings up his half-century off 33 deliveries. India need to break this partnership soon.
19:45 hrs: Nicolas Pooran is now taking apart Ravindra Jadeja as he hits two huge sixes and a boundary in the over. Windies batsmen are awake now and problems galore for India skipper Virat Kohli. These two have already added 76 off 60 deliveries.
19:40 hrs: Windies batsmen have issued a stunning counter attack as Hope and Pooran are dealing in boundaries now. Hope hits his third six of the innings off Deepak Chahar as WI score 10 runs in the 25th over. They need another 243 runs in the next 25.
19:35 hrs: Dropped! India should have had their fourth wicket of the night but Deepak Chahar drops a high catch at long off. Ravindra Jadeja cannot believe his luck nor can skipper Virat Kohli. Adding insult to injury, Pooran (22) hits the next ball for a huge six.
19:30 hrs: Kuldeep Yadav is not happy with himself as he bowls a length delivery and Shai Hope goes down on one knee and hits the ball over cow corner for a huge six. The spinner is feeling the pressure.
19:25 hrs: India waste their review and Virat Kohli is not happy with Kuldeep Yadav. The ball crashed into Hope’s front pad and Kuldeep was the first one to appeal. Umpire said not out and the spinner convinced Kohli to go for DRS. Replays showed the ball was missing the leg stump.
19:20 hrs: Shai Hope continues to bat on one end and he brings up another half-century for Windies. He has completed his fifty off 53 deliveries. He will have to bat for full 50 overs if the visitors are to get anything out of the game.
19:15 hrs: Shai Hope was batting a run a ball but after two quick dismissals, he too has been subdued on one end. Windies need to rediscover their hitting prowess soon or the target will become next to impossible.
19:10 hrs: Stat attack - 3rd consecutive innings without a fifty in ODIs for Chase. 6th consecutive innings without a fifty against India in ODIs for Chase.3rd consecutive bowled dismissal for Chase in ODIs. 3rd consecutive dismissal by a spinner for Chase in ODIs.
19:05 hrs: Ravindra Jadeja joins the party now as he gets rid of Roston Chase for 4. The right-hander missed the line of the delivery and the ball crashed into the stumps. Windies have lost their third wicket.
19:00 hrs: Roston Chase has now joined Shai Hope in the middle as the duo look to rebuild the Windies chase. The target is huge and the visitors need a good partnership here to have any chance of troubling India’s score.
18:55 hrs: Excellent effort in the field from Shreyas Iyer helps India get rid of Shimton Hetmyer. The southpaw thought he had scored a boundary and was walking down the pitch. Iyer dove to save a boundary first and threw the ball towards the non-striker’s end from cover-point. Jadeja took off the bails and Hetmyer had to walk back.
18:50 hrs: Shai Hope hits the first six of the innings as he hits Shardul Thakur’s full delivery over long-on. Hope is looking really good and his dropped catch may just come back to haunt India.
18:45 hrs: Shardul Thakur has provided India with their first breakthrough of the innings as he gets rid of Evin Lewis for 30. The southpaw top edged a delivery and Shreyas Iyer took a brilliant high catch at fine leg.
18:40 hrs: 10 overs have been bowled and Windies have scored 56 runs without the loss of a wicket. Lewis and Hope have set a brilliant platform to have a crack at the huge score set by India.
18:35 hrs: Shai Hope now breaches the fielders on the off side and hits a boundary of Shardul Thakur. With that, the 50-run stand also comes up between the two Windies batsmen off 53 deliveries.
18:30 hrs: Full delivery from Shami and Lewis drives the ball on the up for a boundary past cover-point fielder. Third boundary of the innings for Lewis as visitors continue to score in boundaries.
18:25 hrs: Shai Hope now hits Deepak Chahar for back to back boundaries to end the 7th over. The duo are getting closer to putting up a fifty run stand. It has been a cautious albeit strong partnership between the two batters.
18:20 hrs: Excellent bouncer from Shami and the bat takes a top-edge off Lewis’ bat and goes for a boundary behind the keeper. Windies are scoring runs at a good pace and India skipper will be a bit worried here.
18:15 hrs: Shai Hope now hits his third boundary of the innings in as many overs as he seems to have brought his Chennai form over to Vizag. Mohammed Shami is now being introduced into the attack.
18:10 hrs: West Indies are scoring a boundary per over at the moment as Shai Hope now hits Shardul Thakur for a four towards cover point. India need to break this budding partnership soon.
18:05 hrs: Shai Hope now joins the party as he too clubs his first boundary of the innings. He flicks the ball towards mid-wicket off Deepak Chahar for a glorious flick shot.
18:00 hrs: Shardul Thakur concedes India’s first four of the innings as Evin Lewis flicks him of his hips for a boundary. Seven runs conceded by Shardul in his first over of the night.
17:53 hrs: Dropped! Deepak Chahar should have had his first wicket of the night as he produced an outside edge of Shai Hope’s bat. But KL Rahul at second slip fumbled it on to the ground. Close shave for Hope.
17:48 hrs: Shai Hope and Evin Lewis begin West Indies’ 388-run chase. Deepak Chahar starts the attack for India. HERE WE GO!
17:36 hrs: Rohit Sharma breaches 150 for 8th time in ODIs, extends unparalleled record - Read here
17:29 hrs: Rohit Sharma leaves behind Chris Gayle in illustrious list of openers with 28th ODI ton - Read here
17:20 hrs: Kedar Jadhav slams three boundaries in the last over as India end their innings at 387/5. Rohit’s 159 and Rahul’s 102 were the star contributors and not to forget the late onslaught by Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant. Sheldon Cottrell picked two wickets for Windies while Keemo Paul, Alzarri Joseph and Kieron Pollard scalped one wicket each.
17:15 hrs: Shreyas Iyer’s excellent innings also comes to an end as he heads back into the hut for 53. He is dismissed by Sheldon Cottrell who picks his second wicket of the day.
17:10 hrs: Shreyas Iyer completes his half-century and he brought it off 28 deliveries. He has hit three boundaries and four sixes so far. India will now look to finish the final two overs in same fashion.
17:05 hrs: Rishabh Pant’s blitz finally comes to an end as he is dismissed by Keemo Paul. Pant slammed 39 off 16 deliveries and inclusive of three boundaries and four massive sixes.
17:00 hrs: Shreyas Iyer now joins in the fun as he rips apart Roston Chase, who conceded 31 runs in the over. Iyer took strike on the second ball and smacked 6 6 4 6 6. Outrageous hitting from Indian batsmen as the duo have added 71 off 22 deliveries now.
16:55 hrs: Rishabh Pant has now blasted 24 runs off Sheldon Cottrell as he went 6 0 4 6 4 4 in the over. The partnership between Pant and Iyer is 40 off 15 deliveries. India are marching towards a huge score.
16:50 hrs: Rishabh Pant flexes his muscles and hit Alzarri Joseph in the top tier of the stadium over the bowler’s head. Then, he hits the ball over covers for his second six of the over. India have also crossed the 300-run mark in style.
16:45 hrs: Stat attack: Most 150+ scores in ODIs - 8 Rohit Sharma, 6 David Warner, 5 Sachin Tendulkar/ Chris Gayle
16:40 hrs: Rohit’s excellent innings finally comes to an end as he is dismissed by Sheldon Cottrell for 159. After breaking a plethora of records, Rohit heads back into the hut. Rishabh Pant joins Shreyas Iyer in the middle.
16: 35 hrs: Rohit Sharma brings up his 150 with a stunning strike off Jason Holder. This is Rohit’s 8th 150+ score in ODIs and he extends his record at the top of the pile. Next target for him - the magical 200-run mark.
16:30 hrs: Rohit Sharma hits his fourth six off Keemo Paul and he is going all guns blazing towards the 150-run mark. It has been a sensational innings from Rohit and there is no stopping him in this form.
16:25 hrs: Stat attack: 3rd Golden duck for Kohli in ODIs and his 2nd against West Indies. His 1st Golden duck in ODIs since 2013 — vs ENG at Dharamsala. Overall, 13th duck for Kohli in ODIs. Consecutive innings dismissals under 5 for Kohli.
16:20 hrs: Despite the dismissals of Rahul and Kohli, Rohit continues to deal in boundaries. Both Rohit and Iyer hit one boundary each off Sheldon Cottrell as he concedes 13 runs in the over.
16:15 hrs: Virat Kohli falls for a rare first ball duck as he is dismissed by Kieron Pollard. A slower delivery from Pollard gets the better of Kohli as he top-edges the ball into the hands of Roston Chase at mid wicket.
16:10 hrs: After completing his century, KL Rahul gives an easy catch to Roston Chase at third man. First wicket of the day for Windies as Alzarri Joseph gets the prized wicket of the India opener. Rahul departs for 102.
16:05 hrs: KL Rahul flicks the ball of his pads off Alzarri Joseph and with that he completes his first ODI ton at home. Overall, this is Rahul’s third ODI hundred. India poised for a huge score with these two in full flow.
16:00 hrs: Rohit and Rahul have put together 200-run stand now and Windies are simply crumbling under their batting pressure. 1st Indian opening pair to have 200+ partnership against West Indies in ODIs. The previous best opening stand for INDIA vs WI was 196 by Ganguly-Sehwag in 2002 at Rajkot. 3rd opening pair to have 200+ stand against West Indies in ODIs.
15:55 hrs: Stat attack - 1st ODI century for after 4 intervening innings, 28th ODI century for Rohit Sharma in ODIs, 26th ODI century as an opener for Rohit — 4th most by any opener.
15:48 hrs: HUNDRED for HITMAN! Rohit Sharma was lagging behind KL Rahul in the scoring charts but he made up the difference in the last few overs. He has hit his 28th ODI century off 107 balls.
15:42 hrs: What a shot by Rohit. He pulls the ball on his front foot and almost clears the straight boundary.
15:39 hrs: Rohit was caught outside of his crease after taking a double. But the bowler was not standing near the stumps and close in fielder had to remove the bails. But by then Rohit had made it inside the crease.
15:30 hrs: Dropped - Rohit Sharma (70) receives a massive reprieve as Shimron Hetmyer drops a chance at long-off. Rohit top edged the delivery and the ball went high in the air. Even after reaching the dropping ball in time, he misjudged the trajectory and dropped it.
15:25 hrs: Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul have put together 150-run stand and this is the first time when they have gone past the mark together in ODIs. The partnership keeps on increasing and so does Pollard’s worry.
15:20 hrs: 25 overs have been bowled and India have scored 145 runs with losing a wickets. Both Rahul and Rohit are looking in sublime form and their boundary hitting has been a joy to watch. India poised for a huge score.
15:15 hrs: Expensive over from Keemo Paul as both Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul hit one boundary each as the pacer concedes 11 runs from the over. Windies need to break this partnership soon as the duo are hitting boundaries at will.
15:10 hrs: Stat attack: 43rd ODI fifty for Rohit Sharma, 15th ODI fifty in India, 11th ODI fifty against West Indies, 3rd ODI fifty for him at Vizag, with 2 of them coming against West Indies, 6th ODI fifty in 2019, 12th fifty plus score (Including 6 centuries) by Rohit in 2019 — the most by him in a calendar year, 1st ODI fifty after 4 intervening innings in ODIs
15:05 hrs: After KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma also brings up his half-century. He brings up his half-century in style by hitting a boundary off Keemo Paul. This is Rohit’s 43rd ODI fifty.
15:00 hrs: Stat attack - 1st century stand for opening wicket by India after 4 intervening innings. The last century stand for opening wicket by India came against Sri Lanka at Leeds during World Cup 2019. 1st century stand for opening wicket by India against West Indies after 12 intervening innings. The last century stand for opening wicket by India against West Indies came in 2017 by Dhawan-Rahane (114 at Port of Spain). 1st-ever century stand by any pair at Vizag in ODIs. Overall, 7th century stand by India at Vizag in ODIs for any wicket.
14:55 hrs: 100-run partnership comes up between KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma. This is the fourth century stand between the two Indian openers.
14:50 hrs: Alzarri Joseph bowls a maiden over to Rohit Sharma as Windies are trying hard to bring down the run rate. In the last five overs, India have scored just 15 runs.
14:45 hrs: Jason Holder bowls another good over and concedes just two runs to KL Rahul. In five overs, he has given just 15 runs without picking up a wicket.
14:40 hrs: Stat attack - 5th ODI fifty for Rahul and 1st at home. 1st ODI fifty against West Indies. 3rd ODI fifty in 2019.
14:35 hrs: KL Rahul hits a huge six towards cow corner off Khary Pierre and then takes a single to complete his well-deserved half-century. This is his fifth fifty in ODIs and it has come off 46 deliveries.
14:30 hrs: Rohit Sharma becomes the first cricketer to hit 1300 runs this calendar year. Virat Kohli is currently placed at number two followed by Shai Hope at number three.
14:25 hrs: Alzarri Joseph drops the ball short and Rohit Sharma pulls him for a huge six over fine leg. This is Rohit’s first six of the innings and he moves into 30s with it. India have started well and are in a very comfortable position.
14:20 hrs: Stat attack - 1st fifty stand for opening wicket by India after 4 intervening innings in ODIs. 1st fifty stand for opening wicket by India against West Indies after 5 intervening innings in ODIs. Only 2nd fifty stand for opening wicket by India at Vizag from 10 innings. The last fifty stand for opening wicket by India came in 2007 against Sri Lanka by Sehwag-Uthappa (86).
14:15 hrs: KL Rahul comes dancing down the track and hits Khary Pierre for a huge six over cow corner. With that, India have also crossed the 50-run mark in 10th over.
14:10 hrs: Keemo Paul comes into the attack and he starts off with a four-run over. Indian openers are playing good positive cricket as after a boundary-filled opening few overs, they are now sticking with taking singles and doubles.
14:05 hrs: Spin has been introduced into the attack as Khary Pierre looks to break this partnership. Jason Holder follows up with a good over as he concedes just 2 runs.
14:00 hrs: Jason Holder bowled 5 dots in the over to KL Rahul but the right-hander showed his class on the last ball as he played a fierce cut shot for the first six of the innings. India are off a good start in the innings.
13:55 hrs: KL Rahul shows his class and slams couple of boundaries off Sheldon Cottrell. 9 runs came from the over off the left-arm pacer and he has already conceded 21 runs in 3 overs.
13:50 hrs: In today’s time, rarely a day goes by when skipper Virat Kohli doesn’t achieve a milestone. Here is another on for our Captain Marvel - Read Here
13:45 hrs: First boundary of the innings goes to Rohit Sharma as he hits Sheldon Cottrell over short fine leg. Rohit makes his intentions clear early on in the match. The second boundary of the over goes past the slip fielder as the ball takes an edge off Rahul’s bat.
13:40 hrs: Jason Holder too starts well as he gives away just three runs in his first over of the day. The Windies bowlers are generating good pace off the track and this is a good sign for the Indian batsmen.
13:35 hrs: Excellent start for Cottrell as he concedes just 3 runs in his first over as Rohit Sharma was content with just defending the ball early and get his eye in. India would want these two to bat for as long as possible.
13:30 hrs: Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul are once again opening the innings for India while Sheldon Cottrell has the new ball in his hands. We are underway here in Vizag.
13:25 hrs: Last time, India batted first and lost top-order very quickly. It’s imperative that one out of top three should bat for long if India are to score in excess of 300. They will be aided by flat track of Vizag.
13:19 hrs: Playing XIs - India: Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav
West Indies: Shai Hope(w), Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase, Kieron Pollard(c), Jason Holder, Keemo Paul, Alzarri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell, Khary Pierre
13:14 hrs: India need a strong start at the top of the order. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are nearing a partnership record which they will be really proud of. Just 18 runs away.
13:10 hrs: This is Virat Kohli’s 400th international match. All of 31 years and the Indian captain is already a veteran of the sport. You rarely get a talent like him.
13:05 hrs: TEAM SELECTION - Shardul Thakur has been included in the playing XI in place of Shivam Dube. Still no Chahal and we won’t see the ‘Kulcha’ partnership.
13:00 hrs TOSS - West Indies have won the toss and elected to field first. This has not gone according to the plan for Virat Kohli, who admits he wanted to chase. But he says the toss is not in anyone’s control and the team will try to put its bets foot forward.
12:55 hrs: PITCH REPORT - Vizag Average score about 280, teams chase better. Kohli has played 5 innings, he has scored 3 centuries and two fifties. Sunil Gavaskar says if he had played on this pitch he would be licking his lips as it is a flat pitch full of runs. Whichever captain wins the toss, will look to chase.
12:50 hrs: Shimron Hetmyer scored a pivotal century in the first match and he will be the man to go after as far as India is concerned. Hetmyer can take the match away from the opposition with his hard hitting batting. He looks more matured as a batsman now, able to play the long innings. VVS Laxman on Star Sports says the way to go after Hetmyer is to bowl bouncers at him. He asks Indian bowlers to not bowl length balls to Hetmyer and try and not provide any room to him to free his arms.
12:45 hrs: It is a do-or-die match for Virat Kohli and his team and they need to keep the Windies power hitters in check to be able to make a comeback in the match. India might need to tweak their playing XI a bit, here is what we think could happen. India’s Predicted XI - 2nd ODI.
12:40 hrs: The toss will take place in 20 minutes. The weather looks clean right now, there is bright sunshine in Vizag, and it seems like a good day for cricket. Fingers crossed.
12: 35 hrs: There will be a few records which will be up for grabs for Indian batsmen - Virat and Rohit need a 18-run partnership to become India’s best pair after Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly.
12:30 hrs: Hello and welcome to our live updates blog on India vs West Indies 2nd ODI. India suffered a heavy eight-wickets defeat in the first ODI, which means Virat Kohli & co. need to win this match to save the series. A defeat would mean India losing their 2nd ODI series this year at home. They had also suffered a defeat at the hands of Australia in 50-overs cricket.