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India vs West Indies highlights, 3rd ODI: India beat West Indies by 6 wickets

India vs West Indies highlights, 3rd ODI: Follow highlights of the 3rd ODI between India and West Indies at Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain.

By HT Correspondent | Aug 23, 2019 00:37 IST
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Highlights: Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis handed West Indies a brilliant start after opting to bat in the third ODI. Gayle was in a murderous mood as he scored 72 runs in just 41 balls. They took West Indies to 155/2 before rain interrupted the match. The game was reduced to 35 overs and Nicholas Pooran ensured that India get a stiff target to chase in Port of Spain. West Indies scored 240 runs in 35 overs and India’s target was adjusted to 255 in 35 overs according to the DLS method. Mohammad Shami and Khaleel Ahmed took 2 and 3 wickets respectively. In the run-chase, Virat Kohli scored his 43rd ODI century. He got good support from Shikhar Dhawan at the start after Rohit lost his wicket to a run-out. Shreyas Iyer continued his brilliant form as he completed his fifty. India won the match in the 33rd over with 6 wickets in hand.

India made one change to the starting eleven as they replaced Kuldeep Yadav with Yuzvendra Chahal. The hosts made two changes with Fabian Allen and Keemo Paul replacing Sheldon Cottrell and Oshane Thomas.

 

Follow highlights of India vs West Indies 3rd ODI:

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03:46 hrs IST

India win

Fittingly Virat scores the winning runs as India win the ODI series 2-0. Kohli scored his 43rd ODI century in Port of Spain to power India to a 6-wicket win.

03:34 hrs IST

Century for Kohli

Virat Kohli scores his second successive century in the ODI series. He has now hit 43 ODI centuries. What a player.

3:25 hrs IST

WICKET

West Indies finally managed to get a wicket. Shreyas Iyer tried to go for another big shot but did not get the required distance. He departed after scoring 65 off 41 balls.

03:08 hrs IST

100 partnership

Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer have completed their second successive hundred partnership in the series. They have scored runs at a brisk rate as India edge closer to the target.

02:48 hrs IST

Advantage India

Shreyas Iyer has provided good support to Virat Kohli while scoring runs at a brisk rate. India are in a comfortable position due to their batting masterclass. India need 94 off 74 balls to win the 3rd ODI and the series.

02:34 hrs IST

Kohli gets his fifty

Virat Kohli has continued his good form as he completes a fifty in the 3rd ODI. He has looked in impeccable touch since coming on to bat.

02: 17 hrs IST

Allen on a hat-trick

It was an exact copy of Dhawan’s wicket. Pant continues his bad form in the ODI series. He tried to hit a six on his first ball but edged it and it went straight into the hands of Keemo Paul.

02:14 hrs IST

Dhawan departs

It was nothing shot from Shikhar Dhawan. He was trying to go for a six but Allen pitched it short. Dhawan went through with the shot but did not middle the ball.

02:06 hrs IST

Boundaries Galore

Virat and Shikhar are batting beautifully while the West Indian bowlers are toiling hard to get their wicket. They are scoring boundaries at will.

1:49 hrs IST

Going strong

Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan have stabilised the Indian innings after the wicket of Rohit Sharma. They are going strong and looking in great touch.

1:32 hrs IST

Rohit Sharma departs

India have lost their first wicket in their run-chase. Miscommunication between the openers leads to Rohit being run-out.

1:25 hrs IST

India start well

Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma have given India the perfect start in the run chase. 25 runs in just 2.2 overs

01: 08 hrs IST

Windies score 240

West Indies have managed an impressive score of 240 runs in their quota of 35 overs. Carlos Brathwaite hit some lusty blows at the end. India will have a stiff target of 255 at hand in Port of Spain.

01:06 hrs IST

WICKET

Carlos Braithwaite was striking the ball well and was taking West Indies towards the 250-run target. But he tried to go for a six and Khaleel picked up his 3rd wicket.

00: 56 hrs IST

Holder goes back

WI captain Jason Holder is back in the pavilion as he holds out to Virat Kohli in the deep.

00:44 hrs IST

Shami strikes

Mohammad Shami has removed the danger man Nicholas Pooran. The West Indian tried to heave one into the stands but the ball went straight into the hands of Manish Pandey.

00:42 hrs IST

Raining SIXes

Nicholas Pooran is taking the Indian bowlers to the cleaners as he is taking West Indies to a huge total in the third ODI.

00:23 hrs IST

Another Wicket

Another wicket down for West Indies. Shay Hope departs as Ravindra Jadeja picks up a wicket in his first over of the match.

00:19 hrs IST

WICKET

It is the end for Shimron Hetmyer as Mohammad Shami castles him.

00:07 hrs IST

Match reduced

It will be 35-overs a side after rain had halted play few hours back. West Indies will have the advantage as it is likely that the target for India will be increased due to the rain stoppage.

22:17 hrs IST

Losing overs

The rain has stopped but the clouds are still here and because of the delay, we will most likely be losing overs.

21:25 hrs IST

Match Recap

Shimron Hetmeyer (18) and Shai Hope (19) were are the crease for the hosts, who need to win the match to level the three-match series.

The hosts lost Chris Gayle (72 off 41) and Evin Lewis (43 off 29). Only 22 overs were bowled by India when skies opened up again following an interruption in the second over.

21:12 hrs IST

Rain Halts Play

The rain is back and this is not good news for the cricket fans. Match will be delayed for a bit but the rain is not looking that threating at this point.

21:02 hrs IST

Great Position

22 overs gone. West Indies are 158 for the loss of two wickets. A great start for the hosts and with Shimron Hetmyer and Shai Hope out in the middle, things are looking quite good for them. The run rate has gone down a bit after Gayle’s dismissal but this is still a great position for the Windies.

20:52 hrs IST

Help for spinners

A lot of turn and bounce off the pitch for the spinners but Yuzvendra Chahal and Kedar Jadhav have not exploited it well till now. The batsmen have taken a cautious approach while playing them and after 20 overs, the Windies are 148 for the loss of two wickets.

20:41 hrs IST

Hope, Hetmyer cautious

Shimron Hetmyer and Shai Hope are playing quite cautiously after West Indies lost two wickets in quick succession. As a result, the run rate has taken a bit of a hit and Windies are 137/2 in 16 overs.

20:32 hrs IST

Stat Attack: Gayle out

Back to back dismissal by pace bowlers

This is his 5th high score of the year 2019

This is now highest score by West Indian batsman in this ODI series

20:24 hrs IST

Gayle out

Good catch by Virat Kohli as Khaleel Ahmed dismisses Chris Gayle for 72. The entire India team was there to congratulate him after the dismissal and it looked like this can be his final outing for the Windies.

20:20 hrs IST

Chahal strikes

Finally the breakthrough for India! Yuzvendra Chahal strikes in his first over as Evin Lewis was caught in the deep for 43. West Indies 115/1

20:14 hrs IST

Stat Attack: Gayle half century

54th half century in ODIs (his 53rd half century for West Indies in ODIs)

6th half century against India in ODIs

5th half century of the year 2019

His half century against India in ODIs comes after 10 years (last time it was 2009 at Kingston)

20:08 hrs IST

Ffity for Gayle

Back to back sixes from the Universe Boss and that is the fifty for Chris Gayle. An innings to savour from the left-hander and he is not resting on his laurels as he slammed the very next ball for a boundary.WI 113/0

20:03 hrs IST

Gayle on fire

A four through mid wicket followed by a flat six over mid on - There is no stopping Chris Gayle! A brilliant show from the West Indies openers as the hosts are 97/0 after 9 overs.

19:52 hrs IST

India bowlers taken to the cleaners

Evin Lewis is on fire! He hammered 10 runs in Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s over. And then slams another six off Khaleel Ahmed. India bowlers being taken to the cleaners.

19:50 hrs IST

Another expensive over

Chris Gayle hammers three fours and a six in Mohammed Shami’s over. West Indies 49/0 in 6 overs. Gayle storm has arrived in Port of Spain.

19:42 hrs IST

4 4 6!

FOUR! FOUR! SIX! Evin Lewis has slammed two fours and a six in Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s over. He has Expensive over for India. West Indies are on the move. 5 overs gone, WI 29/0

19:34 hrs IST

Maiden over

Shami bowls a maiden over. West Indies off to slow start after the resumption of play. India looking to build pressure. 4 overs gone, WI 13/0

19:20 hrs IST

Players return

Mohammed Shami out to complete his over. Gayle and Lewis return to bat. Play resumes in Port of Spain.

19:08 hrs IST

Rain stops play

The rainfall has caused the play to stop. WI 8/0 in 1.3 overs.

19:05 hrs IST

FREE HIT!

Chris Gayle slams a FREE HIT from Mohammed Shami for a big six. Shami went for a length ball and Gayle obliged.

19:00 hrs IST

HERE WE GO!

Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis out to open the innings for West Indies. Bhuvneshwar Kumar starts off with the new ball. HERE WE GO!

18:50 hrs IST

Jason Holder at toss

“Looks like a good wicket. Weather is not in our control, so we have to put runs on the board. We’ve done heaps of talking, but it’s time for execution. We need to take games deeper as possible, take responsibilities and bat deep. We’ve got to help one another. Two changes: Sheldon Cottrell and Oshane Thomas out, Keemo Paul and Fabian Allen in.”

18:45 hrs IST

Virat Kohli speaks at toss

“Not a bad thing at all, the toss is not in your control mostly. It’s an opportunity to come out here and execute our skill-sets and our plans on a pitch that is going to be challenging. We spoke about in the last game, how just after a mini break or a drink break, we lost our way with the bat and as well as in the field. So, we need to be professional as a team. One change. Chahal comes in for Kuldeep Yadav.”

18:40 hrs IST

TEAMS

India:

Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (capt), Rishabh Pant (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Khaleel Ahmed

West Indies:

Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase, Jason Holder (capt), Carlos Brathwaite, Fabian Allen, Keemo Paul, Kemar Roach

18:31 hrs IST

TOSS!

West Indies win the toss and elect to bat in the 3rd ODI against India.

18:25 hrs IST

TOSS in 5 minutes

The toss to take place in 5 minutes.

18:20 hrs IST

Pitch Report

“This pitch looks a lot drier from the last one. It will be better for batting, there will be very little turn for the spinners. The toss will become important and this should produce a good contest for both teams.”
- Darren Ganga

18:15 hrs IST

Intense discussions

Bowling coach Bharat Arun in discussions with Indian bowlers before the match.

 

18:00 hrs IST

Kuldeep Yadav 4 wickets away from massive record

The tweaker has 96 wickets to his name in 53 ODIs and a four-wicket haul will help him become the fastest Indian to the feat of 100 ODI wickets.

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17:45 hrs IST

Indian team’s administrative manager to be reprimanded

The Indian cricket team’s administrative manager Sunil Subramanium’s is set to be severely reprimanded by the BCCI for allegedly misbehaving with officials of the country’s High Commissions in the West Indies during the ongoing series there. Subramanium, who got a 45-day extension along with Ravi Shastri-led support staff is unlikely to be retained after the Caribbean series once the fresh round of interviews are conducted.

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17:30 hrs IST

Weather report

As per Accuweather, the weather is likely to remain cloudy for the better part of the day. It is expected that rain might again play spoilsport in the 3rd ODI as showers are predicted during the middle part of the match. The chances of rain are around 52% in Port of Spain while the maximum temperature expected is to be 34 degree Celsius.

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17:15 hrs IST

When and Where to Watch Live Telecast on TV and Online 

Team India will look to continue their winning run and capture the series when they face West Indies in the 3rd One Day International (ODI) at Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain. Virat Kohli and Co were the superior outfit in all departments of the game as they recorded an impressive 59-run (DLS method) win over West Indies.

With the first ODI being washed out, India will now hope to claim the trophy as they are 1-0 up in the 3-match ODI series. Kohli scored his 42nd ODI century while Shreyas Iyer staked his claim for a spot in the team with a 68-ball 71. Then, Bhuvneshwar Kumar ensured a victory for India as he picked up 4 wickets as West Indies collapsed in Port of Spain.

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17:00 hrs IST

Rohit Sharma on cusp of overtaking Yuvraj Singh

Rohit Sharma needs 26 runs to go past World Cup-winning all-rounder Yuvraj Singh on the ODI batting charts. Yuvraj had gotten to 8701 runs in 304 ODI matches. As of now, Rohit has 8676 runs 217 matches while Yuvraj Singh hung his boots with 8701 runs in 304 matches.

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16:45 hrs IST

Pant reveals atmosphere in Indian dressing room

Young Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has said that the atmosphere in the dressing room is very cordial and that all the players are only focused on the game at hand. It should be mentioned here that there have been reports of friction in the Indian dressing room but the players have only played down all such theories.

“Everyone is calm in the dressing room. We are just focusing on the match. We need to win the final ODI and end the series on a high,” Pant said ahead of the third match in Trinidad.

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16:30 hrs IST

Kohli, Rohit and Kuldeep eye big records

413: The highest ODI total at this venue was by India, in the 2007 World Cup against Bermuda.

• #62: If India win the 3rd ODI against West Indies they will have the same number of wins by West Indies against India in ODIs (62).

• 1: wicket required by Bhuvneshwar Kumar to become the 2nd highest wicket taker at the Port of Spain in ODIs.

• 58: runs required by Shai hope to complete 500 runs against India in ODIs.

• 4: Kuldeep Yadav needs 4 wickets to complete 100 wickets in ODIs.

• 91: more runs required by Nicholas Pooran to complete 500 runs in ODIs.

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16:15 hrs IST

India’s day out

Ahead of the 3rd ODI against West Indies, India cricketers Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Mayank Agarwal and Rohit Sharma went out to enjoy their off day with West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard in Port of Spain by the sea. In videos uploaded on social media, Dhawan and Iyer were seen trying their hand at the Tarzan swing, before landing in the water and indulging in water sports. The duo were also seen relaxing on a boat along with Pollard.

16:00 hrs IST

Team India predicted XI

Indian cricket team will look to end their one-day international season with a victory on Wednesday at Port-of-Spain, in turn winning their fourth straight bilateral ODI series in the Caribbean Islands. The first match was abandoned due to rain but the Indians didn’t let the opportunity slip in the second ODI. The team rode on the brilliance of Virat Kohli and Bhuvneshwar Kumar to seal the deal. With the series on the line in the decider, here is what we think India’s line-up for the match will look like.

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15:45 hrs IST

Brathwaite working on fitness

Struggling with his form, West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite said he is working on his fitness and trying to “reprogramme” his thoughts to get his batting back in order. Brathwaite scored 9, 10 and 0 across formats in the ongoing limited over series against India as West Indies suffered defeats in four straight games.

“I think batting-wise I have to reprogramme my thinking about hitting and swiping and batting properly,” he told reporters on the eve of the final ODI against India on Wednesday.

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15:30 hrs IST

Hello and welcome

Hello and welcome to our live blog on India vs West Indies 3rd ODI. This is the final encounter in the limited-overs series between the two teams. So far, the hosts have not won a single game in the series, and, though they cannot win the series now, they will hope to win the match to save the series, and go into the Tests brimming with confidence. For Virat Kohli & Co., it is a chance to breathe new life in their 50-overs format journey, after the World Cup disappointment. An exciting contest in store for the fans.