India vs West Indies, 5th ODI

India vs West Indies, 5th ODI

India vs West Indies, 5th ODI

Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja led India's brilliant bowling performance in a lopsided nine-wicket win against West Indies to wrap up a 3-1 series victory in the final one-day global. This has been some thrashing of the West Indies team by Virat Kohli and company, as they race away to the target with 35 overs and a delivery to spare! Some good line and maximum use of the conditions at the Greenfield International Stadium combined with some poor judgement by the West Indies batsmen helped the hosts create havoc in the visitors batting line-up.

Earlier, a brilliant bowling effort saw India bundle out West Indies for 104.

After thrashing the West Indies at Mumbai and taking a 2-1 lead, India arrived at Thiruvananthapuram hoping to finish the series in style. India chose to rest their key pacers for the first two games and paid a heavy price, as the Windies managed to score 300+ runs in both the matches.

Fall of wkts: 1-1, 2-2, 3-36, 4-53, 5-57, 6-66, 7-87, 8-94, 9-103.

FIRST MATCH: Guwahati, India won by eight wickets. India were clinical at Thiruvananthapuram in the fifth and final ODI, finishing the entire match inside 47 overs. Plenty was at stake in the last match, however, nothing worked for the visitors.

FOURTH MATCH: Mumbai, India won by 224 runs.

India brought back Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah but it wasn't enough as West Indies defeated India by 43 runs despite another Kohli hundred. Rayudu also took a step ahead in cementing his place at No. 4 slot with a fine century in the previous game.

Kohli was in a brilliant form during the recently concluded ODI series and with 453 runs in five matches, he was unarguably the best choice to claim the Man of the Series award. In high spirits, Kumar is a bowler to watch out for and can get you a lot of points for you Fantasy Cricket team. In the end, it proved to be a massive difference as India didn't lose any more wicket and romped home comfortably. Devendra Bishoo came in for Nurse.

Nurse is doubtful for the series decider after suffering an injury during the last game.

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