Kohli ton, India seal 3-1 series win against WI

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Published on: Jul 07, 2017

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WI vs IND 5th ODI: India won the fifth and final ODI against West Indies by 8 wickets courtesy of a brilliant hundred by skipper Virat Kohli.

India won the fifth and final ODI against West Indies by 8 wickets courtesy of an unbeaten 111 by skipper Virat Kohli. This was Kohli’s 28th ODI hundred.

Toss: West Indies, who chose to bat first

West Indies 205/9 (S Hope 51, K Hope 46, Shami 4-48, Umesh 3-53)

India 206/2 (Kohli 111*, Karthik 50*)

Result: India won by 8 wickets

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Incidentally, with this ton, Kohli went past Sachin Tendulkar’s record of most number of centuries (17) while chasing in ODI cricket.

For his efforts with the bat in the final ODI Virat Kohli received the Man of the Match award, while Ajinkya Rahane was awarded the Man of the Series award.

After choosing to bat the West Indies began cautiously and at one point were looking stead with the scoreboard on 76/1. But from there on they kept losing wickets at regular intervals.

While Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav and Kedar Jadhav put a check on the run-rate, Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav picked the majority of the wickets.

West Indies Squad:

AS Joseph, AR Nurse, D Bishoo, E Lewis, JO Holder (c), JN Mohammed, KOK Williams, KA Hope, RL Chase, R Powell, SD Hope (wk)

India Squad:

AM Rahane, KD Karthik, HH Pandya, KM Jadhav, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, MS Dhoni (wk), RA Jadeja, S Dhawan, UT Yadav, V Kohli (c)

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