- India clean sweep West Indies
- Won the three-match ODI series 3-0
Shubman Gill, India vs West Indies series: The Indian team has made a clean sweep of the West Indies 3-0 in the three-match series at their home. The third ODI was played on Wednesday night, in which the Indian team got a big win by 119 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis rule.
The hero of this blazing victory was Shubman Gill. But a bad thing also happened to him. That is, Shubman played an unbeaten 98 in the match, but due to rain, he could not complete his century. After the match, Gill talked about his innings and said that the rain is not under my control.
Gill was adjudged Player of the Match and Series
Gill said after the match, the rain is not under my control, otherwise I had full hopes that I would have scored a century. I could not reach 100, it has definitely been a bit frustrating. However, I am happy with my match winning innings. I was more disappointed with the way I got out in the first two matches.
Shubman Gill was adjudged Player of the Match and Player of the Series. He scored a total of 208 runs in the entire series, including 98 runs in the third ODI. Shubman further said, ‘I was hoping to play only one over after the rain stopped, because the wicket (pitch) was excellent in all three matches. After 30 overs, the ball was also gripping a little.
Indian team scored 225 runs for three wickets in 36 overs.
Let us tell you that in the match, Team India captain Shikhar Dhawan won the toss and decided to bat first. After this, the Indian team had scored 225 runs for three wickets in 36 overs, when rain came for the second time and the innings had to end there. During this, Shubman Gill was unbeaten on 98 balls with the help of two sixes and 7 fours. Had the rain not disturbed him, Gill might have scored the first century of his ODI career. Hayden Walsh Jr took two wickets and Akeel Hossain took one wicket for West Indies.
In reply, West Indies were bundled out for 137 runs in 26 overs.
West Indies got a target of 257 runs in 35 overs under the Duckworth-Lewis rule. But his batsmen kept getting out one by one. As a result, the entire team was bundled out for 137 runs in 26 overs. Captain Nicholas Pooran and Brandon King could only last for a while for the West Indies. King and Pooran played an innings of 42-42 runs.
Apart from this, only Shai Hope (22) and Hayden Walsh Jr. could reach double digits. For India, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took the maximum four wickets. At the same time, Shardul Thakur and Mohammad Siraj got two, two successes.