Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant scored 80 runs and 56 respectively to guide India to a total of 265 in 50 overs. Mohammed Siraj and Prasidh Krishna took three wickets each to restrict West Indies to just 169 all-out subsequently winning the third ODI by 96 runs, clean sweeping the Caribbean side 3-0. Rohit Sharma became the first Indian captain to whitewash West Indies in an ODI series. It is also the fifth consecutive defeat for the men in maroon in the 50-overs format.
Captain Rohit Sharma won the hurl and selected to bat to begin with but the pair of Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan couldn’t do much as both amassed 13 and 10 runs individually. Virat Kohli had a arrangement to disregard as he packed away a duck in the long run scoring fair 26 runs in three matches, which is his second-lowest in a two-sided arrangement at domestic. Deepak Chahar kept on inspire with the bat as he crushed 38 runs to assist India in coming to 265. Jason Holder was the choose of the bowlers as he took four wickets for 34 runs.
Meanwhile, here are some of the important stats and numbers from India vs West Indies, 3rd ODI:
32 – Virat Kohli surpassed Virender Sehwag (31) and bagged 32nd duck across formats to become second Indian batting at no. one-seven with most ducks.
26 – Kohli scored just 26 runs in three ODIs this series.
2 – With 15 ODI ducks, Kohli is second behind Ricky Ponting (16), for most ducks by a batter at no. three.
5 – Jason Holder recorded his fifth-best bowling figures (4/34) in ODIs.
2015 – The last time Kohli scored below 50 runs in the bilateral ODI series was against Bangladesh in June 2015. He amassed 49 runs in three matches in that series.
17 – Prasidh Krishna has now taken the most wickets after the first seven ODIs for India. Ajit Agarkar and Jasprit Bumrah both had taken 16 wickets each.
8 – With eight catches in the series, Rishabh Pant has now taken the most catches by an Indian wicketkeeper in a three-match bilateral ODI series. Nayan Mongia had taken seven against Sri Lanka in 1994.
161 – Deepak Chahar has scored 161 runs in his last three ODI innings.
11 – 11th win for Rohit Sharma as Indian skipper is the most by an Indian captain in the first 13 matches.
6 – Darren Bravo has scored below 20 runs in each of his last six ODI innings.
8 – India has now won eight of the last ten ODIs at home.
1 – First time India has whitewashed West Indies in a bilateral ODI series.
1 – To begin with time in seven ODI matches when Suryakumar Yadav didn’t score 30 or more.
3 – Shreyas Iyer achieved his third-best score in ODI format. His top two knocks are 103 against New Zealand and 88 against Sri Lanka.
4 – Kohli (15) also surpassed Suresh Raina (14) and Virender Sehwag (14) and is now the fourth Indian to bag most ducks batting at no. 1-7 in 50-overs format.
56 – Rishabh Pant notched up his fifth-best score in ODI matches.
8.66 – Kohli mustered an average of just 8.66 in three matches this series.