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Ind vs WI, 3rd ODI: Virat Kohli's century in vain as Windies win by 43 runs

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Oct 27, 2018, 1:01 pm IST
Updated Oct 27, 2018, 9:33 pm IST
Score after 47.4 overs, India 240 all out: Kuldeep Yadav 15*; Jason Holder 2/46, Ashley Nurse 2/43, Marlon Samuels 3/12.
Virat Kohli went onto score his 38th ODI century, becoming the first batsman to hit a century in four back-to-back innings against a particular opponent. (Photo: AP)
 Virat Kohli went onto score his 38th ODI century, becoming the first batsman to hit a century in four back-to-back innings against a particular opponent. (Photo: AP)

Pune: Jason Holder-led West Indies scripted a memorable comeback to beat Virat Kohli’s India by 43 runs in the third ODI here on Saturday. With this, the series is now level at 1-1 with the second match being tied.

Needing a target of 284, the hosts lost Rohit Sharma (8 runs) early. Shikhar Dhawan (35) was the next to depart, having put up a 79-run partnership with Virat Kohli.

Kohli then went onto score his 38th ODI century, becoming the first batsman to hit a century in four back-to-back innings against a particular opponent.

However, the big moment for the visitors came when Marlon Samuels saw off the centurion in the 42nd over of the innings.

During the course of the innings, Kohli had put up a 22-run partnership with MS Dhoni (7).

 

Samuels (3/12) ended up as Windies’ top wicket-taker, whereas Jason Holder (2/46), Ashley Nurse (2/43) and Obed McCoy (2/38) also played their crucial roles. Kemar Roach finished his 10-over spell with 1-48.

India 225-8 after 43 overs

WICKET! Kemar Roach strikes as he removes Chahal for three runs, courtesy a catch by substitute Keemo Paul.

India 220-7 after 41.3 overs

WICKET! This is a huge one for the Windies as Marlon Samuels gets rid of the in-form Virat Kohli.

India 215-6 after 40.2 overs

WICKET! Obed McCoy sees off Bhuvneshwar Kumar for 10 runs. Rovman Powell takes a catch at deep cover to complete the dismissal.

 

India 202-5 after 37.1 overs

CENTURY! Virat Kohli's love for hundreds continue as he reaches his ODI century no 38.

India 194-5 after 35.5 overs

WICKET! Shai Hope makes no mistake as he takes a good catch to dismiss Dhoni for seven runs. Captain Jason Holder gets his second wicket.

India 172-4 after 31.1 overs

WICKET! Rishabh Pant is dismissed by Ashley Nurse as Shai Hope completes the catch

India 135-3 after 25.4 overs

 

WICKET! Obed McCoy clean bowls Ambati Rayudu for 22 runs

India 88-2 after 17.2 overs

WICKET! Ashley Nurse traps Dhawan lbw as he departs for 35 runs

India 9-1 after 2 overs

WICKET! BOWLED 'EM! Jason Holder's fullish delivery works as Rohit Sharma is dismissed for 8 runs

West Indies innings

The Indian bowlers stole the show on Saturday as West Indies posted 283-9 despite a gritty fightback by Shai Hope (95 runs) in the third ODI here.

Jasprit Bumrah ended up as India’s top wicket-taker, with four wickets.

Electing to field after winning the toss, Bumrah removed Chandrapaul Hemraj (15 runs) and Kieran Powell (21).

However, Hope and Shimron Hetmyer were involved in a 56-run partnership for the fourth wicket after which the latter was dismissed for 37 runs.

Jason Holder (32) too produced a fightback, but was dismissed by Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

 

Ashley Nurse, one of Bumrah’s four victims, too played his part by scoring 40 runs.

Bumrah then saw off the dangerous-looking Hope for 95 by ensuring that the bails went off.

Kuldeep Yadav, meanwhile, finished his spell with 2/52, whereas Bhuvneshwar, Khaleel Ahmed and Chahal got one wicket each.

West Indies 283-9 after 49.5 overs

WICKET! Ashley Nurse is struck lbw by Bumrah, departs for 40

West Indies 227-8 after 43.5 overs

BOWLED! Shai Hope is cleaned up by Jasprit Bumrah as he departs in the nineties.

West Indies 217-7 after 41.3 overs

 

CAUGHT! Debutant Fabian Allen goes for the mighty slog but miscues his hit. Rishabh Pant at long on takes a safe catch.

West Indies 197-6 after 38.3 overs

WICKET! Bhuvneshwar Kumar gets the big fish as Jason Holder departs.

West Indies 158-5 after 33 overs

FIFTY! Shai Hope brings up his 7th ODI half-century. Will he emerge as a thorn in India's flesh once again?

West Indies 121-5 after 23.4 overs

WICKET! Rohit Sharma does no mistake in the slip position as he takes a catch to dismiss Rovman Powell. Kuldeep Yadav strikes yet again.

 

West Indies 111-4 after 19.3 overs

WICKET! Dhoni does the job behind the stumps to get rid of Shimron Hetmyer (37 runs) as Kuldeep Yadav celebrates his wicket.

West Indies 55-3 after 13.1 overs

ANOTHER ONE! Khaleel Ahmed joins the party. Sharp inswinger round the wicket, Marlon Samuels is taken by surprise and nicks it to MS Dhoni behind the stumps.

West Indies 38-2 after 8.1 overs

CAUGHT! Short of a length delivery, the extra bounce by Jasprit Bumrah undoes Kieron Powell as Rohit Sharma takes a smart catch at slips.

West Indies 25-1 after 5.5 overs

 

WICKET! MS Dhoni takes a stunning catch as Jasprit Bumrah draw first blood for India with the wicket of Hemraj.

Preview

Having being denied from a victory after Shai Hope’s heroics resulted in a stunning tie for West Indies during the second game at Visakhapatnam, India will aim to extend their 1-0 lead over the visitors when the two sides lock horns at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Saturday.

 

The Men in Blue had a cakewalk in the opener when they battered Jason Holder and Co by a comprehensive eight-wicket margin but the Carribean side responded with a gutsy show in the next contest to prove they indeed have what it takes to fight.

With pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah back in the reckoning, the hosts will be aiming for a better bowling display.

India skipper Virat Kohli, who has scored two consecutive centuries for India will once again be a major threat for their counterparts after he became the fastest batsman to breach the 10000 run ODI mark – beating compatriot and batting icon Sachin Tendulkar.

 

The team management will also expect the lower batting order to come good with just a few months left for the ICC 2019 Cricket World Cup.

Although Shimron Hetmyer has been in fine form for West Indies, Kohli and co would want to keep Shai Hope in check after his dazzling century. India could also have their task cut short if the likes of Kieron Powell, Chanderpaul Hemraj and Rovman Powell can step up and conjure up a fight.

Playing XI:

Windies: Kieran Powell, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shai Hope(w), Marlon Samuels, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder(c), Fabian Allen, Ashley Nurse, Kemar Roach, Obed McCoy.

India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w), Rishabh Pant, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Toss:

Squads

India: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Khaleel Ahmed, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey.

West Indies: Jason Holder (Captain), Fabian Allen, Sunil Ambris, Devendra Bishoo, Chanderpaul Hemraj, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Evin Lewis, Ashley Nurse, Keemo Paul, Rovman Powell, Kemar Roach, Marlon Samuels, Oshane Thomas.

 

Match-timing:

The match is scheduled to start at 1.30 P.M. IST.

Live streaming:

The live streaming of the third India versus West Indies ODI will be available on Hotstar.com and Hotstar app.

Live telecast:

The live telecast of the match will be available across a number of Star Sports channels.

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