India dismissed West Indies on 169 and secured a 96-run victory and was successful to make it a historic series sweep over the West Indies.
India vs West Indies: Match Highlights
India had won against West Indies by a huge margin of 96 runs and had a historic first clean sweep win in ODIs. India bowled out the opposition on 169 after they set a target of 265 runs for them. This is India’s 11th successive ODI series victory against the West Indies. The visitors couldn’t give a good performance from the very beginning and lost three wickets in the first five overs. Deepak Chahar picked two wickets in his second over, removing Brandon King (14) and Shamarh Brooks (0) after Mohammed Siraj provided India with the early breakthrough, dismissing Shai Hope (5). Krishna dismissed Bravo on 20 runs and broke the important stand he bowled out Jason Holder o 6. Kuldeep Yadav dismissed Fabian Allen at 0 and Nicholas Pooran at 34. Alzarri Joseph scored 29 and Hayden Walsh made 13 and together they had a partnership of 47 runs. After Hayden Walsh got dismissed, Windies hopes for making a comeback went in vain.
India and West Indies are set to travel to Kolkata for a three-match T20I series that starts on February 16.
India’s win was a satisfying one for the team management from a team-building point of view and a middle-order comeback. They welcomed back their player Kuldeep Yadav who took his two wickets in his first international since last July when he played in Sri Lanka.