Rohit-Rayudu blasted West Indies, India records third biggest win
By winning the fourth match, India has made a 2-1 lead in the five-match series. The last match will be played on November 1.
After the stormy century from Rohit Sharma (162) and Ambati Rayudu (100), Khalil Ahmed was struck by the brutal bowling attack, thanks to India’s defeat in the fourth ODI by 224 runs. In reply to India’s 377, the hosts were stacked on 153 runs in 36.2 overs. In terms of runs, this third of India is the biggest win against their home and Test playing team. West Indies’s second-biggest defeat With this victory, India has made a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.
India had won a massive 257-run win over Bermuda during the 2007 World Cup and defeated Hong Kong by 256 runs next year.
In front of the huge goal, the team of the West Indies was already on backfoot, whose advantage was raised by Indian bowlers led by Khalil. After two early run-out, the West Indies batsman failed to understand Khalil’s ball inside and out and lost wickets at regular intervals.
Khalil, who came into the bowl as the first change, got three wickets in three overs and lost the middle order of the West Indies. At one time India had dropped seven wickets from the West Indies at 77 runs, but after this Captain Jason Holder, along with the tail batsmen, saved the team from the biggest defeat. The holder played the fifties for the most unbeaten 54 runs by the team. Five players of the team could not even cross the tenth figure.
The first blow to the West Indies was at the total of 20 runs in the fifth over where the team lost two more wickets in the form of run-out. After losing three wickets on 20 runs, the West Indies team collapsed like a card game.
Left-arm fast bowler Khalil took 3 for 13 in five overs while Kuldeep Yadav also sent three batsmen to the pavilion, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ravindra Jadeja were successful in taking one wicket each.
Earlier, India decided to bat first before winning the toss, which the batsmen proved to be right. Rohit’s partner Shikhar Dhawan scored 38 runs for the first wicket partnership of 71 runs. Kemo Paul’s delivery came in the pavilion by giving a catch to Dwayne Karen Powell.
Virat Kohli, who scored a century in the last three matches, could make 16 runs in this match. He was caught on the ball of 101 on a Cameron Roach ball by the ink hop.
After this, the Rohit and Raidu pair of bowlers for the West Indies bowed out for wickets and continued to send their balls to cross-border. Rohit was not playing much faster at the start, while Rayudu’s bat was looking for bands. Rohit completed his 21st ODI century by scoring his third ball in the 32nd over. He took 98 balls for this.
After completing the century, Rohit too became aggressive. After the century, he faced 39 balls for the next 62 runs. In the same aggression, Rohit Ashley returned from the nurse’s ball and returned to the pavilion. Chanderpaul Hemraj grabbed his glorious catch at the total of 312. Rohit hit 13 fours and four sixes in his innings. This is Rohit’s score of 150 for the seventh time in ODIs.
Raidu completed his century with a run from the fourth ball of the 46th over. Although he could not take his score forward, and the first ball of the next over was run out at the direct throw of Fabien Allen. Rayudu faced 81 balls in his innings and hit eight fours and hit four sixes.
Finally, Dhoni scored 23 runs in 15 balls with the help of two fours. Kedar Jadhav 16 and Ravindra Jadeja remained unbeaten on seven runs
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