Team India will make a big start again on West Indies soil This is his 600th ODI on foreign soil. Team India, who plays 600 or more ODIs overseas, is the second team in the world. The third match of the 5-match ODI series against the West Indies is being played in North Sound, Antigua. This stadium is in the hometown of ‘Sir’ Vivian Richards, the great batsman of the West Indies and his name has been named. Toss delayed due to the wet weather. West Indies Captain Jason Holder won the toss and once again called Team India for batting. India, batting first, have scored 27 runs in 1 over 7.2 overs. Shikhar Dhawan scored only 2 runs.
First 7 overs: Shikhar Dhawan out
Team India started the innings with Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane. Miguel Cummins took charge of West Indies bowling In the first over, there were three runs. Three runs in the second over too. Rahane hit the first ball in the third over, but on the fourth ball, Dhawan was caught by Roston Chase on two for a big shot. At that time the team’s score was 11 runs. In the fourth and fifth over, 11 runs were scored. India-22/1 in 5 overs
In the sixth and seventh over, Kohli will be able to score five runs. Cummins-Holder bowled well.
Team India’s new record
Team India has taken a new record as soon as it landed. The Indian team has become the second team to play 600 matches on foreign soil in ODI cricket. Before India, only Pakistani team has done such a thing. Talking about the Pakistani cricket team, a total of 700 matches have been played on foreign soil. Pakistan won 354 of these matches and lost 325. However, Team India has played a total of 914 ODI matches so far. Of these, he has won 463 matches and he has got lost in 404. 40 matches are such that no result has come out. India has played 315 one-dayers on home ground, out of which, it has won 183 and lost in 121. Two matches were drawn, while 9 did not get the result. On foreign soil, India has won 280 out of 599 one-day matches and lost in 283.
Steps will be extended to Sachin’s record …
Team India captain Virat Kohli left behind Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid in the second ODI of the series against the West Indies. He became the second Indian batsman to score more than 50 against West Indies. He has scored 12 times more than 50 against the West Indies. Now if he scores more than 50 in the three remaining matches in the West Indies tour, then he will be on equal footing with Sachin Tendulkar.
Sachin Tendulkar is number one
The record of becoming the Indian to score more than 50 scores against the West Indies is currently the name of Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin did this 15 times. Talk of Ganguly and Dravid, both of them had scored more than 50 against the West Indies 11 times.
West Indies need to win …
The win for the West Indies in this series is extremely important, otherwise, they will lose the opportunity to enter the World Cup in 2019. This is the last chance he has. Significantly, in the ICC ODI team rankings till September 30, top seven teams, apart from hosts England, will be entitled directly to the World Cup. The rest of the teams have to qualify for the tournament.
The teams are as follows …
India: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Yuvraj Singh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav
West Indies: Jason Holder (Captain), Kyle Hope, Miguel Cummins, Alzari Joseph, Jason Mohammed, Devendra Bishoo, Rostan Chase, Ashley Nurse, Shi Hope (Keeper), Evin Lewis and Rowman Powell