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India vs West Indies, 3rd ODI Match in Port-of-Spain Highlights: As it Happened

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: August 15, 2019, 4:01 AM IST

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WI vs IND Cricket Scorecard (ODI)

3rd ODI ODI, Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad, 14 August, 2019

West Indies

240/7

(35.0) RR 6.85

v/s
India

256/4

(32.3) RR 7.87

India beat West Indies by 6 wickets (D/L method)

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 03:42 (IST)

    INDIA WIN: Brathwaite comes back for another over. India aren't very far away from sealing the series. Kohli just pulls another one to the boundary. And another fine glance and India have sealed the victory. Kohli finishes on 114 as India win by 6 wickets.

  • 03:33 (IST)

    100 FOR KOHLI: A four through deep fine leg and third man mean Kohli moves to 99. And the very next ball he gets to his 43rd ODI ton. Exceptional ton by the Indian skipper as India are 233/4. 

  • 03:22 (IST)

    OUT: Roach comes back into the attack and both Iyer and Kohli are moving close to tons. Iyer has already hit five sixes and three four. But he throws his wicket away and gives a simple catch to Holder in the deep. He is out for 65. India are 212/4.

  • 03:09 (IST)

    FIFTY FOR IYER: Excellent fifty by Iyer under pressure. After India lost two quick wickets, he has built a tremendous Partnership with Kohli. After 199/3 after 26 overs. 

  • 02:40 (IST)

    SIX, SIX: Iyer is dealing in sixes as the batsman creams Allen for a towering six over his head and then pulls him for a six. India have switched gears now. After 19 overs India are 134/3. 

  • 02:34 (IST)

    FIFTY FOR KOHLI: India are in a good position right now. The key here will be that Iyer continues with Kohli. Another wicket here could turn the tables on the Indian team. And Kohli drives Chase through covers for a four. And the next ball he takes a single to bring up a fifty. India are 118/3 after 18 overs. 

  • 02:16 (IST)

    OUT: Allen has picked up a second wicket. And Pant goes for a golden duck. He plays a similar shot as Dhawan and Paul takes another catch. India in trouble at 92/3. 

  • 02:14 (IST)

    OUT: Allen has produced a wicket for the Windies. He dances down the track and Keemo Paul takes a good catch in the deep. Dhawan departs for 36. India are now 91/2 in 12.2 overs. 

  • 02:02 (IST)

    50 PARTNERSHIP: So there is a change in the bowling. Fabian Allen comes into the attack now. Kohli gets one right under his bat and he cuts it through point for a four. That's excellent batting by the Indian skipper. 9 runs come from the over. India are 74/1 after 9 overs. And that's 50 Partnership between Kohli and Dhawan. 

  • 01:34 (IST)

    OUT: Ordinary running by the Indians. And Allen runs out Rohit Sharma for 10. Not a great start by the Indians. The scoreboard reads 25/1 in 2.4 overs. 

  • 01:28 (IST)

    FOUR, FOUR: Jason Holder comes into the attack and he too is greeted with two back to back boundaries by Shikhar Dhawan. Excellent batting this by the Indians. 11 runs come from the over. India are now 21/0 after 2 overs. 

  • 01:23 (IST)

    FOUR, FOUR: On to the second innings now. Indian openers have a big task in their hands. They need to score at over 7 rpo. And Rohit Sharma starts with a four through the leg side. Excellent start by India. He follows it up with a cut that goes for a four. India are 10/0 after 1 overs. 

  • 01:08 (IST)

    A streaky boundary to end the innings for the West Indies. They've put together 240/7 in 35 overs, which is not a bad effort at all. How much will DLS change the equation?

  • 01:05 (IST)

    WICKET: Khaleel gets his man! Brathwaite top edges as he looks to play the big and Pant manages to hold onto that one. West Indies lose their 7th. 

  • 01:05 (IST)

    SIX and Four! Slower ball and wham! Straight down the ground after clearing his leg out of the way and then an inside edge on a yorker gone wrong gives Braithwaite 10

  • 00:56 (IST)

    WICKET: Again the pressure of not being able to score is telling. Holder tonks Khaleel down the ground but it was straight to the hands of Virat Kohli. West Indies lose their 6th for 221. 

03:42 (IST)

INDIA WIN: Brathwaite comes back for another over. India aren't very far away from sealing the series. Kohli just pulls another one to the boundary. And another fine glance and India have sealed the victory. Kohli finishes on 114 as India win by 6 wickets.

03:33 (IST)

100 FOR KOHLI: A four through deep fine leg and third man mean Kohli moves to 99. And the very next ball he gets to his 43rd ODI ton. Exceptional ton by the Indian skipper as India are 233/4. 

03:29 (IST)

Final over for Chase and Kohli is in his 90s now. Meanwhile Jadhav comes down the track and dispatches the ball over midwicket for a six. India now move to 223/ 4 in 30 overs. 

03:22 (IST)

OUT: Roach comes back into the attack and both Iyer and Kohli are moving close to tons. Iyer has already hit five sixes and three four. But he throws his wicket away and gives a simple catch to Holder in the deep. He is out for 65. India are 212/4.

03:16 (IST)

Kohli and Iyer haven't put a foot wrong in this partnership. They have been exceptional. Meanwhile India are moving closer towards a win as the score now is now 204/3 after 27 overs. 

03:09 (IST)

FIFTY FOR IYER: Excellent fifty by Iyer under pressure. After India lost two quick wickets, he has built a tremendous Partnership with Kohli. After 199/3 after 26 overs. 

03:00 (IST)

Keemo Paul comes back into the attack. Kohli cuts one past the fielder and gets a four. Excellent batting by the India. Meanwhile Kohli has now entered the 70s. India are 180/3 after 24 overs. 

02:54 (IST)

India are cruising towards the win at the moment as the Windies bowlers are bowling a lot of loose balls right now. After 22 overs India now move to 161/3. 

02:46 (IST)

A change in the bowling as Carlos Brathwaite comes to the attack. On last ball of the over Iyer drives him past covers and Holder misfields. The ball goes for a four as India move to 149/3 in 21 overs. 

02:40 (IST)

SIX, SIX: Iyer is dealing in sixes as the batsman creams Allen for a towering six over his head and then pulls him for a six. India have switched gears now. After 19 overs India are 134/3. 

02:34 (IST)

FIFTY FOR KOHLI: India are in a good position right now. The key here will be that Iyer continues with Kohli. Another wicket here could turn the tables on the Indian team. And Kohli drives Chase through covers for a four. And the next ball he takes a single to bring up a fifty. India are 118/3 after 18 overs. 

02:26 (IST)

Chase continues. It is a good opportunity for Iyer to come up with a big score and cement his spot in the Indian XI. He has done really well in the series though. Another over comes to an end as India are 103/3 in 16 overs. 

02:16 (IST)

OUT: Allen has picked up a second wicket. And Pant goes for a golden duck. He plays a similar shot as Dhawan and Paul takes another catch. India in trouble at 92/3. 

02:14 (IST)

OUT: Allen has produced a wicket for the Windies. He dances down the track and Keemo Paul takes a good catch in the deep. Dhawan departs for 36. India are now 91/2 in 12.2 overs. 

02:12 (IST)

Another change in the bowling as Roston Chase comes into the attack. It's an excellent start by him as he gives away only two runs in the over. India are 91/1 after 12 overs. 

02:02 (IST)

50 PARTNERSHIP: So there is a change in the bowling. Fabian Allen comes into the attack now. Kohli gets one right under his bat and he cuts it through point for a four. That's excellent batting by the Indian skipper. 9 runs come from the over. India are 74/1 after 9 overs. And that's 50 Partnership between Kohli and Dhawan. 

01:52 (IST)

Roach continues and Kohli greets him with a shit over his head. The ball bounces once to the boundary for a four. This is good batting by the Indians. 10 runs come from the over. India are 58/1 after 7 overs. 

01:48 (IST)

Keemo Paul comes into the attack. And he has done well here . Kohli comes down the track and edges one between bat and pad, to the keeper, but Shai Hope misses a simple opportunity. India are 48/1 after 6 overs. 

01:43 (IST)

India for now are cruising along nicely and are keeping a healthy run rate. They are getting easy boundaries too at the moment. Despite losing an early wicket, India are still favorites to win the match. After 5 overs it's 39/1. 

01:34 (IST)

OUT: Ordinary running by the Indians. And Allen runs out Rohit Sharma for 10. Not a great start by the Indians. The scoreboard reads 25/1 in 2.4 overs. 

01:28 (IST)

FOUR, FOUR: Jason Holder comes into the attack and he too is greeted with two back to back boundaries by Shikhar Dhawan. Excellent batting this by the Indians. 11 runs come from the over. India are now 21/0 after 2 overs. 

01:23 (IST)

FOUR, FOUR: On to the second innings now. Indian openers have a big task in their hands. They need to score at over 7 rpo. And Rohit Sharma starts with a four through the leg side. Excellent start by India. He follows it up with a cut that goes for a four. India are 10/0 after 1 overs. 

01:14 (IST)

So the revised target for India is out and they would need 255 in 35 over. That is partly because of the five wickets they picked after the innings resumed after the rain. Good work by the Indian bowlers. 

01:08 (IST)

A streaky boundary to end the innings for the West Indies. They've put together 240/7 in 35 overs, which is not a bad effort at all. How much will DLS change the equation?

01:05 (IST)

WICKET: Khaleel gets his man! Brathwaite top edges as he looks to play the big and Pant manages to hold onto that one. West Indies lose their 7th. 

01:05 (IST)

SIX and Four! Slower ball and wham! Straight down the ground after clearing his leg out of the way and then an inside edge on a yorker gone wrong gives Braithwaite 10

01:02 (IST)

Top stuff from Shami in the penultimate over as he bowls it under the bat with great regularity. Four singles takes WI to 225/6 with one over to go.

00:58 (IST)

Four runs and a wicket for Khaleel in the 33rd over of the innings. Kohli won't be unhappy with that. Carlos Brathwaite and Fabian Allen though have a task on their hand in the next two overs to get in some lusty hits. WI are 221/6 after 33 overs.

00:56 (IST)

WICKET: Again the pressure of not being able to score is telling. Holder tonks Khaleel down the ground but it was straight to the hands of Virat Kohli. West Indies lose their 6th for 221. 

00:53 (IST)

Terrific over from Jadeja. Just one run, but more importantly a wicket almost unfortunately Pant dropped it. He's done well to keep the ball on off stump and spin it away from the right hander at pace. Score: 217/5 after 32 overs. 

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India vs West Indies, 3rd ODI Match in Port-of-Spain Highlights: As it Happened

India vs West Indies (IND vs WI) Live Score and Latest Updates from 3rd ODI: 100 FOR KOHLI: A four through deep fine leg and third man mean Kohli moves to 99. And the very next ball he gets to his 43rd ODI ton. Exceptional ton by the Indian skipper as India are 233/4.

PREVIEW: After a convincing show in the second ODI, Virat Kohli and boys will look to seal the deal in the final ODI of the three-match series at the Queen's Park Oval on Wednesday. With the opening game washed out, the Indians have taken a 1-0 lead and the last game of the series will decide if India will lift the ODI trophy as well after a clinical show in the T20I series.

Interestingly, this could be the last time that the legendary Chris Gayle takes the field and the West Indies outfit would look to give him a grand send-off. Speaking during the 2019 World Cup, Gayle had said that the ODI series and the Test series that followed would be his last. But the Windies selectors kept emotions aside and decided to ignore him for the Tests. So, the third ODI could be the last time that the opener is seen in Windies colours.

For India, it will be about keeping the foot on the pedal and not giving any inch away to the hosts. After an 11-innings phase where he didn't score a century, Kohli roared back to register his 42nd century in the second ODI and more than the hundred, it was the way in which he guided Shreyas Iyer in the middle overs that made the knock all the more special.

The wicket at the stadium isn't most conducive for strokeplay and that will once again see the need for the batsmen to dig in deep and play according to situations. The duo of Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan will look to start well and it will be interesting to see if Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri persist with Rishabh Pant at the no.4 slot. Iyer at that position and Pant at 5 seems to be more logical from the outside.

In the bowling department, India showed great composure in the previous game as all except for Kedar Jadhav picked wickets. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was the most impressive of the lot and it will be interesting to see if the team management persists with the same combination or looks to give someone like a Navdeep Saini a go. Khaleel Ahmed too came back well after getting hammered in the first game of the series and Kuldeep Yadav picking two wickets will do his confidence a world of good.

Squads: West Indies: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope (wk), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Roston Chase, Jason Holder (c), Carlos Brathwaite, Kemar Roach, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, John Campbell, Keemo Paul, Fabian Allen

India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, K Khaleel Ahmed, Lokesh Rahul, Manish Pandey, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3778 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 6939 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 India 8099 261
5 Australia 5471 261
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