India vs West Indies 3rd ODI: India beat West Indies by 200 runs© AFP
IND vs WI, 3rd ODI Highlights: Shardul Thakur took four wickets while Mukesh Kumar took three and Kuldeep Yadav had two dismissals to his name as India defeated West Indies by 200 runs in the third and final ODI at the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba.to clinch the three-match series 2-1. Earlier, Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan provided the perfect foundation while Sanju Samson and Hardik Pandya played fiery knocks to take India to a mammoth total of 351/5. Gill top-scored with 85, Kishan scored 77, Hardik was unbeaten at 70 while Samson slammed 51 off just 41 deliveries. For West Indies, Romario Shepherd was the pick of the bowlers with two wickets. (Scorecard)
Here are the Highlights of the 3rd ODI match between India and West Indies from Trinidad:
IND vs WI Live: Massive feat!
Most consecutive bilateral ODI series wins against a team
13*India vs West Indies (2007-23)
11 Pakistan vs Zimbabwe (1996-21)
10 Pakistan vs West Indies (1999-22)
10 India vs Sri Lanka (2007-23)
IND vs WI Live: India clinch series!
Shardul Thakur takes the final wicket and it is all over! India win by 200 runs. But it was not before some confusion. The umpire gave the batter out caught but replays showed that there was no edge and although the LBW was umpire’s call, it was not given as the proof was not definitive.
IND vs WI Live: India one wicket away!
Shardul Thakur has done it! The partnership is broken and Alzarri Joseph finally departs. A short ball from the pacer and Ishan Kishan once again pulled off a great catch. India just one wicket away from victory!
West Indies 150/9 after 33.5 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Pacers are here!
The West Indies batters really attacked the Indian spinners and Hardik Pandya has now gone to the pacers. Mukesh Kumar and Shardul Thakur into the attack. Will it change the situation?
West Indies 141/8 after 32.1 overs
IND vs WI Live: Some more boundaries!
West Indies are finally scoring runs but it is too little too late. Two boundaries for Gudakesh Motie as Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav keep trying to get the final two wickets.
West Indies 128/8 after 30 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Another six!
Looks like the West Indies lower-order are going to have some fun. A massive six for Gudakesh Motie and both batters have crossed the 15-run mark now.
West Indies 117/8 after 28.4 overs.
IND vs WI Live: More boundaries
West Indies batters continue to throw their bats at nearly everything and Gudakesh Motie gets a boundary through third-man.
West Indies 110/8 for 26.3 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Carefree cricket!
West Indies have decided that they are going to hit everything. A six for Alzarri Joseph and two miscues. However, this has been quite enjoyable.
West Indies 104/8 after 24.5 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Quick boundaries
It seems like the West Indies batters are not going to wait anymore. One six for Alzarri Jospeh and two boundaries for Yannic Cariah. However, the stay was short-lived as Kuldeep Yadav strikes once again. Cariah is trapped LBW for 19.
West Indies 88/8 after 23.4 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Kuldeep strikes!
A flighted delivery from Kuldeep Yadav and Alick Athanaze had absolutely no idea. Beaten in the air and the ball crashed directly into the middle stump! The spinners are here finally.
West Indies 75/7 after 21.3 overs.
IND vs WI Live: 20 overs done!
20 overs done and still, the run rate is well under 4. This is not what West Indies would have wanted and the game is completely out of their hands now. Interesting to see how quickly India can bowl them out.
West Indies 68/6 after 20 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Kohli is here!
Virat Kohli is out as a substitute fielder and it is not something that we see everyday. However, he will be pleased to see how the team has performed today.
West Indies 62/6 after 18 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Points to prove
With no Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli once again, questions were raised about the Indian cricket team. However, it has been a complete performance from them and a lot of youngsters will take a lot of heart from this performance.
West Indies 62/6 after 17 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Unadkat’s feat
Most ODIs missed between two appearances for India
196 Sairaj Bahutule (1998-2003)
192 Jaydev Unadkat (2013-23) *
191 Parthiv Patel (2004-10)
180 Amit Mishra (2003-09)
162 Robin Uthappa (2008-14)
IND vs WI Live: Six wickets down!
Romario Shepherd was looking in good touch but he departs too. Another wicket for Shardul Thakur and it was a good catch at the boundary line by Jaydev Unadkat. Absolute carnage at the moment!
West Indies 50/6 after 14 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Hetmyer out!
A rather ordinary delivery from Shardul Thakur but Shimron Hetmyer found a way to deposit the ball in the hands of Suryakumar Yadav. This is a horror show for the hosts and it is only getting worse!
West Indies 41/5 after 12.1 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Fourth wicket down!
Jaydev Unadkat strikes and Keacy Carty is the latest batter to give a catch to the slip fielder. Another huge outside edge and this time, Shubman Gill completed a difficult catch to boost his side’s chances even more. Brilliant piece of fielding!
West Indies 36/4 after 11.2 overs.
IND vs WI Live: 10 overs gone!
First bowling change and Shardul Thakur is introduced into the attack. Not much happened but Keacy Carty got a boundary to take the hosts past the 30-run mark.
West Indies 34/3 after 10 overs.
IND vs WI Live: India in complete control
Two wides from Mukesh Kumar and that is the extent of the error from Indian bowlers. This has been a disciplined show till now and not much going West Indies’ way.
West Indies 28/3 after 9 overs
IND vs WI Live: Good over
Two boundaries for Alick Athanaze and that will be some encouragement for West Indies who have really struggled today. It has been a Mukesh Kumar show till now and they will need few more overs like this.
West Indies 25/3 after 8 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Three for Mukesh
An outside edge from Shai Hope and Mukesh Kumar has three wickets! An easy catch by Shubman Gill at the slips and it is almost game over for West Indies.
West Indies 17/3 after 6.5 overs.
IND vs WI Live: India in control
6 overs done and West Indies are not looking comfortable at all. The powerplay has not gone as well as they would have wanted and with the run rate under 3, this can be trouble for the hosts.
West Indies 17/2 after 6 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Help for bowlers
Quite a bit of movement for both Mukesh Kumar and Hardik Pandya till now. Both bowlers have used the conditions well and with the line mostly being just outside off-stump, they have bothered the West Indies batters quite a lot.
West Indies 11/2 after 4.3 overs
IND vs WI Live: Second wicket for Mukesh!
What a start for Mukesh Kumar! A huge inside edge from Kyle Mayers and the ball crashed into the stumps. Just the start that the pacer wanted and this performance will go a long way in making him a solid option for India in the future.
West Indies 9/2 after 3.2 overs.
IND vs WI Live: First four for WI
Kyle Mayers has decided to open his arms and first boundary through the cover region for West Indies. Mayers had a good outing in the IPL but a more controlled innings will be needed today.
West Indies 7/1 after 2.4 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Early breakthrough
Mukesh Kumar strikes early and it is the important wicket of Brandon King. He was beaten twice outside the off stump and the third time, he ended up edging it to Ishan Kishan. Sharp catch by the keeper and India are well and truly on top.
West Indies 1/1 after 1.3 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Time for the run chase!
West Indies have a huge target in front of them and it will be Brandon King and Kyle Mayers who will start proceedings. A good opening partnership will be crucial in this match. For India, Mukesh Kumar to open the bowling.
IND vs WI Live: Interesting stat
Highest ODI totals for India without an individual 100
351/5 vs WI Tarouba 2023
350/6 vs SL Nagpur 2005
349/7 vs Pak Karachi 2004
348/5 vs Ban Dhaka 2004
IND vs WI Live: India 351/5
6.0,4,6,0,2 – Brilliant batting from Hardik Pandya on the final over from Romario Shepherd and India have scored 351/5 in 50 overs. A great end to a brilliant innings!
Half-century for Hardik Pandya! A patient knock but no lack of big shots from the India skipper. Leading from the front and now, taking his team closer to 350!
India 333/5 after 49 overs.
IND vs WI Live: The Hardik show!
Another six for Hardik Pandya and he enters the 40s. A new kind of innings from the all-rounder who has taken his time and truly built the innings. No shortage of patience and he is now letting loose!
India 330/5 after 48.2 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Suryakumar departs!
Suryakumar Yadav miscues his shot off the bowling of Romario Shepherd and it is Yannic Cariah once again! Cariah pulls off a brilliant catch and that is the end of a splendid innings.
India 313/5 after 47.2 overs.
IND vs WI Live: 300 up for India
300 comes up for India and 4 overs remain for a late onslaught. Both Hardik Pandya and Suryakumar Yadav are looking in great touch and with a six in the 46th over, SKY has made his intentions clear!
India 305/4 after 46 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Pandya on the attack
A mixed bag for the two India batters as Hardik got a boundary but Suryakumar was unable to connect with a couple of deliveries. Hard work for the batters at the moment.
India 295/4 after 45 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Indian middle order
Hardik at No. 5 and Suryakumar as a No. 6 finisher – An interesting choice made by the India team management today. Can this be something that they will look to repeat in the future? Only time will tell.
India 289/4 after 44 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Classic SKY!
It is very dangerous to bowl short on the leg stump against Suryakumar Yadav and Alzarri Jospeh has been guilty of exactly that! A four and a six in the over and India are nearing 300!
India 280/4 after 43 overs.
IND vs WI Live: 8 overs to go
India 266/4 after 42 overs and it is go time for Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya. The foundation has been quite solid but a late flourish will be needed to take the total past 310-320.
IND vs WI Live: Solid comeback
At one point when Ishan Kishan and Shubman Gill were going strong, the projected score for India was well above 320. However, the fall of wickets have not helped their case and with 10 overs to go, the visitors need to act fast in order to achieve that goal.
India 252/4 after 40.5 overs.
IND vs WI Live: Gill out for 85!
Shubman Gill departs and he falls short of a well-deserved hundred! The youngster tried to play Motie through the mid-wicket region but could only find Yannic Cariah. A disappointing end to the innings as Suryakumar Yadav comes in as the new batter.
India 246/4 after 39.3 overs.
IND vs WI Live: West Indies bowling attack
Gudakesh Motie continues to be the most dangerous bowler for West Indies in this game as he bowls a maiden order. Great control from the bowlers against India batters who were looking extremely dangerous and ready to hit big shots.
India 238/3 after 37 overs.
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