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Match Day

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Shami focused on death-bowling skills

India fast bowler Mohammed Shami has said he is working on improving his bowling skills in death overs, following his second four-wicket haul against West Indies at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Saturday

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Smith disappointed after missing maiden ton

West Indies batsman Dwayne Smith said he was disappointed at missing out on a maiden ODI century, after his dismissal for 97 triggered a batting collapse in the second ODI against India

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Bravo waiting on Simmons' fitness

West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo is hoping to have Lendl Simmons back in action soon, but said the team will not rush his return

Low High-score


Dwayne Smith's highest score in List A cricket before today - against Windward Islands in 2005. Highest ODI score was 68.

Trouble chasing


WI's win percentage, in the last 10 years, when chasing a target of 250 or more - the worst for a top-8 team. India have the best record (45%)

Middle order menace


There have been only two instance of Nos. 4 to 6 making 50+ scores in the same ODI for India - Kohli, Raina and Dhoni were involved both times

Smiling at the death


Runs scored by MS Dhoni in the last 10 overs of an ODI innings - more than any other player since 2001

End of a drought


Today's partnership between Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina was India's first 100-plus ODI stand for the fourth wicket since August 2012

Awesome twosome


Average partnership between Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina in ODI cricket - the fourth best for any Indian pair (minimum 30 innings)

Sluggish Rayudu


Ambati Rayudu's strike rate today - his lowest for a 30-plus score in ODIs

Compulsive chasers


This is only the fifth time India have batted first out of the 32 times they have won the toss since the start of 2013

Quiet start


India's lowest score against West Indies after 10 overs for the loss of one wicket or fewer, since 2001

The 100 club


Jerome Taylor has become the 15th West Indies bowler to have taken 100 ODI wickets



India have won their last five completed ODIs at the Feroz Shah Kotla