MS Dhoni Plays Prank on Rohit Sharma After Windies Victory

Dean Simpson
November 2, 2018

On Thursday, while the Men-in-Blue will aim to win another home series as they prepare for the 2019 World Cup, the Carribean outfit would aim to level the series 2-2.

India and West Indies are now playing the 5th ODI in the Series. "We were surprised West Indies batted", he added. And No. 4 slot as well.

Leading 2-1 in the five-match series that also included a tie, India have faced just a little resistance from the visitors who were back to square one in the 4th ODI where they lost by 224 runs. However, even a draw in the series for West Indies would a great achievement, considering India's dominance in the 50-over format at home.

The hosts wasted no time in completing the 105-run target after the bowlers laid the foundation of a massive victory. Hope, who scored 250 runs in the series at 62.50, jumped from the 47th spot to 25th, while Hetmyer moved to the 26th spot after hitting 259 runs at 51.80.

Oshane Thomas gained an early success when India replied, bowling Shikhar Dhawan (6) in the second over, but that was as good as it got for Windies. Kohli too was solid at the other end and his innings comprised six fours.

Rohit, who scored an unbeaten 63 to guide his team to victory, is now on 1030 runs with Bairstow in the third position with 1025.

Jason Holder, the West Indies captain, has chosen to bat after winning his first toss of the series. MS Dhoni could not believe after he saw the ball pitched in line and was crashing onto the stumps.

Marlon Samuels tried to steady the innings with counter-attacking boundaries but he fell to Jadeja for 24.

Rohit Sharma surpassed England batsman Jonny Bairstow to become the second highest run-scorer in 2018 during India's fifth ODIencounter against West Indies inThiruvananthapuram on Thursday.

Virat Kohli congratulated Indian team and his boys to win the series.

Other reports by

Discuss This Article