4th Match, Port of Spain, Jul 5 2013, West Indies Tri-Nation Series
(34/39 ov, target 274)171
India won by 102 runs (D/L method)
player of the match
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• The Report by Kanishkaa Balachandran

All-round India crush West Indies

Virat Kohli led by example with a blistering 102 off 83 balls to lift India to an imposing 311 before the seamers consigned the match to a no-contest even before the halfway stage

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Scorer: S Balasubramanian
Commentator: Sidharth Monga
Scorecard summary
India311/7(50 overs)
Virat Kohli102 (83)
West Indies171/10(34 overs)
end of over 342 runs • 2 wickets
WI: 171/10CRR: 5.02 • RRR: 20.60 • Need 103 from 30b
Tino Best0 (0)
Ravindra Jadeja7-1-44-2
Umesh Yadav8-1-32-3

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Quotes from the presentation

"We got to give the credit to the Indian batters," says Dwayne Bravo. "Especially Virat. We could have done a lot better with our chase. We have got to regroup for the match against Sri Lanka. We can't afford to make the same mistakes again. We accept our defeat today, but we are still in a strong position, and come Sunday we have to give a better account of ourselves. Coming back after the rain, the conditions helped seam bowling. And they bowled really well."

"More than that, I am happy we won with a bonus point," says Virat Kohli, who is also the Man of the Match. "We got a good start. It's a bit of a tricky situation if you go in after a good start. You don;t know whether to play yourself in or go after the bowlers. To get a hundred in my second game as captain, I am pretty happy. I was getting good starts, but hitting that one shot straight to the fielder, so I was waiting for this big innings."

Except for that ninth-wicket partnership that India should have ended much earlier, this is a perfect game for India. Update on Jadaina situation first: more heated argument between Raina and Jadeja. Jadeja walks away from Raina, but eventually they walk off the field together. Just to remind you, Raina had missed that catch off Jadeja's bowling, and then when Jadeja eventually got the wicket, the two seemed to be arguing

Anyway, it shouldn't take the sheen off a superb performance by India otherwise. Right from the opening stand between Dhawan and Sharma, and the finish by Kohli who brought up his 14th ODI century. With the ball, Bhuvneshwar showed why it was a mistake to drop him in the previous match. And once the rain spiced up the pitch, the Indian seamers were nigh unplayable. India now have five points, which is level with Sri Lanka, but Sri Lanka's NRR is better. West Indies still at the top. Hang on for quotes from the presentation

Jadeja to Roach, OUT

Jadeja finishes it off. India claim the bonus point. This is full and straight, Roach plays across the line, is hit on the pad, and then on the stumps

Kemar Roach b Jadeja 34 (49m 33b 3x4 2x6) SR: 103.03

A heated argument between Jadeja aand Raina during the break. Does it have anything to do with that catch dropped earlier? In comes Tino Best

Jadeja to Narine, OUT

finally India get a wicket. Finally Narine falls. He makes room, tries to go over cover, but he doesn't have that much space to swing, and finds long-off

Sunil Narine c I Sharma b Jadeja 21 (36m 33b 0x4 2x6) SR: 63.64
Jadeja to Roach, 1 run

pulled away to deep midwicket for one

Jadeja to Roach, no run

short of a length, outside off, punched to extra cover

Jadeja to Narine, 1 run

down the wicket to try the big loft, gets an inside edge to short fine leg

Jadeja to Narine, no run

short of a length, turning in, defended to leg

This is West Indies' highest ninth-wicket stand at home

end of over 338 runs
WI: 169/8CRR: 5.12 • RRR: 17.50 • Need 105 from 36b
Sunil Narine20 (30)
Kemar Roach33 (30)
Umesh Yadav8-1-32-3
Ravindra Jadeja6-1-42-0
Yadav to Narine, 1 run

short of a lenght, outside off, punched away for a single to point. The bonus-point-avoiding target now comes down to 50

He goes round the stumps now

Yadav to Narine, no run

slower ball again, and Narine is solid in defence

"Forget Ashwin, Can someone tell Umesh to bowl over the wicket ?" Mr J, ha ha

Yadav to Roach, 1 run

slower ball, he covers the off-stump line and opens the face late to get a single

Yadav to Roach, no run

heaves at a length ball outside off, gets an inside edge onto the pad

Yadav to Roach, 1 wide

another wide. This bouncer is clearly way too high

Yadav to Roach, 1 wide

big wide down the leg side. Well done to Karthik to keep the damage down to just one with a full-length dive

Yadav to Roach, FOUR runs

short, Roach moves across to get inside the line, and pulls it fine of fine leg for four more. Now they need 54 to avoid the bonus point

This is Yadav's last over

Yadav to Roach, no run

short, outside off, he flashes, and is beaten

end of over 3213 runs
WI: 161/8CRR: 5.03 • RRR: 16.14 • Need 113 from 42b
Sunil Narine19 (28)
Kemar Roach28 (26)
Ravindra Jadeja6-1-42-0
Umesh Yadav7-1-24-3
Jadeja to Narine, SIX runs

and now Narine rubs it in by jumping down the wicket and lofting him for a six over long-on

Jadeja to Narine, 2 runs

Narine is missed this time. He is down the wicket, gets too much under the ball, and lofts it towards long-on. Bhuvneshwar and Raina are both calling for it but neither of them is listening, and at the last moment they both pull out of it. Both have misjudged it

Jadeja to Narine, no run

short, turning in, cramps him up. Defended to off

Jadeja to Narine, no run

length ball, turning in, defended to leg

Jadeja to Roach, 1 run

short of a length, flat, punched away to deep cover for one

Jadeja to Roach, FOUR runs

length ball, on off, swept away, over midwicket, gets a flat four

Yogesh: "Can someone tell Ashwin to bowl over the wicket and so he can get better spin asball turns a lot and he can bowl it outside the off."

Meanwhile Jadeja to bowl now

Best performances - batsmen
Virat Kohli player portrait
V Kohli
102 runs (83)
13 fours
2 sixes
Productive shot
pull/hook on back foot
37 runs
6 fours
1 six
Shikhar Dhawan portrait
S Dhawan
69 runs (77)
8 fours
2 sixes
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
32 runs
6 fours
0 sixes
Best performances - bowlers
Bhuvneshwar Kumar portrait
B Kumar
Umesh Yadav portrait
UT Yadav
Match details
Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
TossWest Indies, elected to field first
SeriesWest Indies Tri-Nation Series
Player Of The Match
Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli
Match numberODI No. 3383
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00 Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days5 July 2013 - day match (50-over match)
England Image
Nigel Llong
West Indies Image
Peter Nero
TV Umpire
West Indies Image
Nigel Duguid
Reserve Umpire
West Indies Image
Joel Wilson
Match Referee
New Zealand Image
Jeff Crowe
PointsIndia 5, West Indies 0