Newshub18 :India Vs west Indies:A huge win in a rain-hit match, an impeccable performance from the bowling department.
Could have been another close match. India’s one-sided victory in the third match. More than 600 runs have been scored in the last two matches. It rained heavily that day. Still an excellent match. India won by 119 runs according to Duckworth-Lewis Method (DLS). Duckworth Lewis set West Indies’ target of 257 in 35 overs. In response West Indies all out for 137 runs. Excellent innings by Shubman Gill. Mohammed Siraj’s initial shock with the ball in hand. Late run rate pressure. India won easily.
12 consecutive series wins against West Indies. The foundation laid by the batsmen did not let the Indian bowling attack fail. They keep taking wickets at regular intervals. Yuzvendra Chahal took four wickets.India won the toss and batted first. The pair of Shikhar Dhawan-Shubman Gill started well. As in the first match, Shikhar Dhawan-Shubman Gill scored a hundred. Due to his own mistake in the last two matches, Shubman’s century was not scored in the third match due to rain.
The first shock in the Indian camp was the team’s 113 runs. Shikhar Dhawan returned for 58 runs off leg spinner Hayden Walsh Jr. The question left was that strike rate of 78.37. Rain came after 24 overs of the Indian innings. The over is reduced to 40. Rain again in the 36th over. Shubman remained focused in the series and even after crossing his second half-century of his career. Fifty off 77 balls. The game was once again stopped by rain when the individual was on 98 runs. Team score 225-3 in 36 overs. The end of India’s innings was announced there as the rain did not stop. West Indies target is 257 in 35 overs by Duckworth-Lewis method. Shubman Gill unbeaten on 98 balls.
The best of the match and the series said, ‘I was praying, if I get an over. The century did not happen because of the rain. It was not under my control.’Mohammed Siraj’s excellent start with the ball. Deepak Hooda opened the bowling and gave a maiden. Two wickets by Mohammad Siraj in the second over. Shai Hope-Brandon King try for a big partnership keeping the run rate in check. Yuzvendra Chahal attacked again. Stepped out, missed the line of the ball. Stump out Shai Hope. Chahal is seen digging in this over. He left the field. Later he returned to the field and took wickets. West Indies batsmen were under pressure against Deepak Hooda-Akshar Patel. Akshar bowls Brandon, who is becoming increasingly terrifying. King returned with 42 runs. Until the Nicholas Pooran-Jason Holder pair at the crease, West Indies survived the match