result
3rd ODI, Port of Spain, Aug 14 2019, India tour of West Indies
(32.3/35 ov, target 255)256/4
India won by 6 wickets (with 15 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Player Of The Match
114* (99) & 2 catches
virat-kohli
Player Of The Series
234 runs
virat-kohli
7:04
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• The Report by Sreshth Shah

Kohli hundred and dazzling Iyer fifty give India 2-0 series win

Their 120-run stand came at a run-rate of over 7.50 to overcome the 255-run target more than two overs to spare

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Scores: Chandan Duorah
Comms: Hemant Brar (@Cricquest)
Scorecard summary
West Indies240/7(35 overs)
India256/4(32.3 overs)

That's all from our side. See you soon.

Kohli: Last couple of games presented a challenge for me but Shreyas' knock was game-changer today. [On if Iyer can bat a bit higher] He has suddenly presented a role for himself, coming in and playing according to the situation. At no stage he looked like getting out. [On thumb] I don't think it's a fracture otherwise I wouldn't have continued. It's a just split of the nail. [On rain break] We were a bit nervous, thinking they can take advantage as the outfield will be wet. But our bowlers did well. Looking forward to the Test series.

Virat Kohli is both Man of the Match and Man of the Series.

Holder: I think the batters did a reasonable job. I thought we were always in the game. We put Kohli down early and he made us pay. We have let ourselves down a lot in the recent past. It's a matter of us to really sit down and think. There is a lot of work to be done at a level below us as well. Our regional cricket is not up to the mark as that of the rest of the world.

Time for presentation.

Kohli's currently averaging 60.31 - his highest-ever at the end of an innings. However, India might be a little concerned about his thumb. He looked in some serious pain after being hit by a Roach lifter.

Rivlud: "Did Kohli give a chance in today's innings?" -- Yes, very early on. But Shai Hope spilled the catch behind the stumps.

Ananya: "Had Kohli converted at least 3 of his 5 fifties in world cup.... he would have been only 1 shy of sachin !!! What a player !!!" -- Sachin has 49. Kohli is on 43 currently. Doesn't add up, right?

6.12pm It wasn't an easy chase but a comfortable win in the end for India, thanks to Kohli and Iyer. Back-to-back hundreds for Kohli but spare a moment to appreciate Iyer's knock. After India lost Dhawan and Pant in the space of three balls, his counter-attacking knock ensured India never lost the momentum. In the end, they romped home with six wickets and 15 balls to spare.

Meanwhile, Gayle is leading everyone off the field. Is that a sign he is bowing out of at least ODIs?

32.3
4
Brathwaite to Kohli, FOUR runs

that's it. Straying on the pads and clipped away fine for another boundary, that's the game and the series

32.2
4
Brathwaite to Kohli, FOUR runs

an attempted bouncer, Kohli pulls it down from the front foot, Lewis at deep midwicket puts in the dive but cannot stop it

32.1
1
Brathwaite to Jadhav, 1 run

length ball outside off, cuts it in front of point for one

Eight required

end of over 3210 runs
INDIA: 247/4CRR: 7.71 RRR: 3.00
Kedar Jadhav18 (11)
Virat Kohli106 (97)
Jason Holder 4-0-39-0
Kemar Roach 7-0-53-1
31.6
1
Holder to Jadhav, 1 run

fuller around off, moves across and flicks it in front of square leg

31.5
2
Holder to Jadhav, 2 runs

fuller on the pads and clipped away towards deep square leg, a diving stop by Pooran keeps it to two

31.4
1
Holder to Kohli, 1 run

short of length around off, dabs it towards cover-point and gets to the other end

31.3
1
Holder to Jadhav, 1 run

fuller on the stumps, Jadhav works it towards long-on

31.2
1
Holder to Kohli, 1 run

length ball on the stumps, tucked away towards midwicket for one

31.1
4
Holder to Kohli, FOUR runs

fuller outside off and Kohli just extends his arms to execute a lofted extra cover drive, easy-peasy

end of over 3114 runs
INDIA: 237/4CRR: 7.64 RRR: 4.75
Kedar Jadhav14 (8)
Virat Kohli100 (94)
Kemar Roach 7-0-53-1
Roston Chase 7-0-43-0
30.6
4
Roach to Jadhav, FOUR runs

short of length outside off, Jadhav steers it past point for four more

30.5
1
Roach to Kohli, 1 run

that's hundred No. 43 for Virat Kohli. Was fuller on the stumps and flicked away towards deep midwicket, soaks in the applause

On 99

30.4
4
Roach to Kohli, FOUR runs

deft touch will get him another boundary, was a length ball outside off, Kohli opened the face at the last moment to send it between the keeper and the short third man

30.3
Roach to Kohli, no run

fuller around off, comes forward and pushes it towards extra cover

30.2
4
Roach to Kohli, FOUR runs

bouncer and Kohli goes for the pull, wasn't in control at all, gets a top-edge but luckily for him the fine leg is up and it bounces a couples of times before reaching the boundary

30.1
1
Roach to Jadhav, 1 run

length ball around off, comes forward and pushes it towards sweeper cover

end of over 309 runs
INDIA: 223/4CRR: 7.43 RRR: 6.60
Virat Kohli91 (90)
Kedar Jadhav9 (6)
Roston Chase 7-0-43-0
Kemar Roach 6-0-39-1

Kartik: "looking to the current form and batting Technics from R.Pant, he doesn't deserve to be in the squad itself. Ishan Kishan or Sanju Samson should be given a chance. "

29.6
Chase to Kohli, no run

length ball on middle and leg, flicked towards backward square leg

29.5
Chase to Kohli, no run

fuller around off, comes forward and pushes it towards the bowler

29.4
1
Chase to Jadhav, 1 run

length ball around off, spinning sharply on to the pads, worked away towards backward square leg

29.3
6
Chase to Jadhav, SIX runs

down the track, reaches the pitch of the ball and lofts it with the spin, over deep midwicket boundary for a six

29.2
1
Chase to Kohli, 1 run

length ball around off, comes forward and flicks it towards deep square leg

Best performances - batters
Virat Kohli player portrait
V Kohli INDIA
114 runs (99)
14 fours
0 six
Control84%
Productive shot
cover drive
29 runs
5 fours
0 six
11125143010626
Chris Gayle portrait
CH Gayle WI
72 runs (41)
8 fours
5 sixes
Control78%
Productive shot
pull
20 runs
1 four
2 sixes
01461630411
Best performances - bowlers
Khaleel Ahmed portrait
KK Ahmed INDIA
O
7
M
0
R
68
W
3
ECO
9.71
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Fabian Allen player portrait
FA Allen WI
O
6
M
0
R
40
W
2
ECO
6.66
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
LEGOFF
LHB
1W1W
Match details
Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
TossWest Indies, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of West Indies
Season2019
Player Of The Match
Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli
Player Of The Series
Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli
Series resultIndia won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberODI no. 4199
Hours of play (local time)9.30 start, First Session 9.30-13.00, Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days14 August 2019 - day (50-over match)
Umpires
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Adrian Holdstock
West Indies Image
Leslie Reifer
TV Umpire
England Image
Nigel Llong
Reserve Umpire
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Gregory Brathwaite
Match Referee
New Zealand Image
Jeff Crowe
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