After clean sweeping the five-match T20I series 5-0, India were stunned by the hosts New Zealand in the first two games of the three-match ODI series with the Black Caps bagging the wins and hence the series against the Men in Blue. Looking to avoid a whitewash, the Men in Blue started preparation ahead of the third and final ODI of the series scheduled to be played on Tuesday (February 11) at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui. As Team India players hit the nets on the eve of the third ODI, the official handle of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took to social media platform Twitter to share some snapshots from the training session.
India displayed an all-round performance to defeat West Indies by 107 runs on Wednesday in the second ODI of the three-match series at the Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium.
Yadav in his eight over dismissed in-form batsman Shai Hope (78), Jason Holder (11) and Alzarri Joseph (0) to etch his name in the annals of glorious history.
Kohli had 27 wins to his credit before the second Test against Windies at Jamaica, but with the win, the skipper took his tally to 28 wins in the longest format of the game.
The 47-year-old congratulated Ravi Shashtri for an extension as the head coach of the Indian team and hoped that the team will do better in the coming years. India lost to New Zealand in the semi-final of the recently concluded ICC Men's Cricket World Cup.
The first ODI between India and West Indies was abandoned due to rain. The Men in Blue had come out triumphant in the T20I series as they white-washed the hosts 3-0 in the three-match T20I series.
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A century of ODI wickets for Jasprit Bumrah 100. It's taken him just 57 games to reach the landmark - only one Indian has got there quicker
The 29-year-old etched his name on the Lord's honour board after notching 6/82 along with a half-century to post a memorable victory for the MS Dhoni captained team's match against England in 2014, in his first overseas tour with India.
The ODI team has opener Rohit Sharma, spinner Kuldeep Yadav and Bumrah from India along with captain Kohli, while England are represented by Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes.