200 runs in the third ODI late on Tuesday, sealing the series 2-1 in their favour. The encounter not only showcased the remarkable talents of several players but also raised pertinent questions about India’s team combination ahead of the upcoming Asia Cup and the highly anticipated World Cup on home soil. Shubman Gill, who had been relatively subdued during the Caribbean tour, finally found his groove in the third ODI, delivering a commanding 85 off 92 balls. His scintillating opening partnership of 143 runs with the in-form Ishan Kishan (77 off 64 balls) set the stage for India’s formidable total of 351 for 5 after being put into bat.
Shardul Thakur took four wickets while Mukesh Kumar took three and Kuldeep Yadav had two dismissals to his name as India defeated West Indies by 200 runs in the third and final ODI at the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba.to clinch the three-match series 2-1. Earlier, Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan provided the perfect foundation while Sanju Samson and Hardik Pandya played fiery knocks to take India to a mammoth total of 351/5. Gill top-scored with 85, Kishan scored 77, Hardik was unbeaten at 70 while Samson slammed 51 off just 41 deliveries. For West Indies, Romario Shepherd was the pick of the bowlers with two wickets.