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 251 runs at 4 for 4 in 50 overs. In reply, the West Indies made 106 runs in 5 wickets for 24 runs. Ink Hopes added 24 runs. Kyle Hope scored 19 runs and Ewan Lewis scored two runs. Hardik Pandya got two wickets, while Kuldeep Yadav, R Ashwin and Umesh Yadav each got one wicket each.
First 20 overs: half way back to the West Indies team …
Opener Kyle Hop and Evelyn Lewis made the opening stand by the West Indies, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled the first over from Team India in bowling, which included three runs. In the second over, fast bowler Umesh Yadav bowled Evin Lewis (2). In the fourth and fifth overs, there were five runs. Total 17 runs were spent between the sixth and ninth over. 13 runs in the middle of the 10th over. In the 13th over, Hardik Pandya gave India the second success. He got Kyle Hope Caught by Kedar Jadhav at 19 runs. In the 14th over, ‘Chinaman’ bowler Kuldeep Yadav bowled the Rohan Chase. Scored four runs in the 15th and 16th over. In the 17th over, Pandya caught the ink on his own ball for 24 runs. In the 18th and 19th over, 14 runs were scored. In the 20th over, Ashwin stuttered the captain Jason Holder (6) with Dhoni. West Indies – 89/5 in 20 overs
Dhoni-Rahane-Jadhav’s darling …
On behalf of Team India, wicketkeeper-batsman and former captain MS Dhoni did great batting on a crucial occasion and adopted the same approach for which he is known. Dhoni scored 78 not out off 79 balls (4 fours, 2 sixes) In the final over, Kedar Jadhav (40 runs, 26 balls, 4 fours, 1 six) gave him. Jadhav also returned unbeaten. Dhoni shared an unbeaten 81-run partnership with Jadhav in 46 balls for the fifth wicket. Ajinkya Rahane scored 72 runs (112 balls, 4 fours, 1 six). He completed Fifty in 83 balls. MS Dhoni, who was unbeaten on 78, also got a life-saving on 28 runs. He made fifty in 66 balls. Yuvraj Singh scored 39 runs. They were given out from the DRS. Yuvraj added 66 runs for the third wicket with Rahane. Dhoni scored a 70-run partnership for the fourth wicket with Rahane. Shikhar Dhawan scored only two runs. Virat Kohli (11 runs, 22 balls) also returned cheaply.
over-rates of Team India batting
First 20 overs: Very slow batting, Dhawan and Virat returned
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. In the sixth and seventh over, Kohli will be able to score five runs. Cummins-Holder bowled well. In the eighth over, Kohli looked upset on Jason Holder’s balls and was lucky. In the ninth over, Kohli scored four boundaries and five runs. In the tenth over, Holder caught Virat (11) with Kyle Hope. India-34/2 in 10 overs
India scored only five runs in the 11th and 12th over. The 13th over was played by Kaiser Williams and gave only two runs. In the 14th and 15th over, 11 runs were scored. Total 11 runs in the 16th and 17th over. In the 18th and 19th over, eight runs were scored. Three runs in the 20th over. India-74/2 in 20 overs
21st Over 50: Yuvraj Singh, Rahane Out, Dhoni’s Fifty
India’s batting has not been effective. UV and Rahane play and play. 5 runs in the 21st over, 4 runs in 22nd and one run in the 23rd. The total of 13 runs in the 24th and 25th over Two runs in the 26th over. Devendra Bishoo stitched 39 runs (55 balls) in the 27th over to Yuvraj Singh, who was very fond of. He was given out from the DRS. Five runs came in the 28th over. 10 runs in the 29th and 30th over. Meanwhile, Rahane made Fifty in 83 balls. In the 31st, 32nd and 33rd over, there were seven runs in total. Rahane hit a six in the 34th over to hold the hander. Even then, only seven runs were scored. In the 35th and 36th over, there were four runs. In the 37th over Dhoni scored six runs, including fours. Four runs in the 38th over. Dhoni’s catch at 28 runs in the 39th over
In the 40th over and 41st over, 12 runs were scored. Six runs in the 42nd over. In the 43rd over, Cummins had Rahane (72) caught by Bishoo. Over 11.6: No runs. In the 44th over, seven runs were scored. In the 45th over, Dhoni completed Fifty in 66 balls. Five runs in the 46th over. Dhoni scored two consecutive sixes in the 47th over to Captain holder. Over 17.6: No runs. In the 48th over, Jadhav hit six sixes. In the 49th over, 11 runs were scored. In the 50th over, 13 runs were scored. India-251/4 in 50 overs
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.
West Indies need to win …
The win for the West Indies in this series is extremely important, otherwise, it 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, Keswick Williams, Jason Mohammed, Devendra Bishoo, Rostan Chase, Ashley Nurse, Inky Hope (Keeper), Evin Lewis and Rovman Powell