Ind vs WI 5th ODI 2018 Highlights: India beat West Indies by 9 wickets, clinch ODI series 3-1
Team India’s second big victory, winning the series on the home ground.
India beat the West Indies by nine wickets in the fifth and final ODI of the series.
The way West Indies played in the first three matches of the one-day series after being beaten in the two-match Test series, it seemed as if the guest team is going to give a tough fight to the limited overs team. But in the last two matches of the series, the way the team was washed by the way the team was washed out by Team India.
The Indian team won the fifth and final one-day series by 9 wickets and won the 5-series series 3-1. This team is India’s sixth consecutive one-day series win at home. For the last time, India had defeated South Africa 3-2 in the one-day series in India in 2015. Since then Team India is invincible in the ODI series in their home.
India’s second big win
In the Thiruvananthapuram ODI, the Indian team trounced the West Indies by 9 wickets with 211 balls remaining. This is India’s second largest victory in terms of balls. Earlier, India beat Kenya in 2001 with 231 balls remaining. The match took place in Bloemfontein.
Team India has lost 187 balls to the UAE in Perth in Australia in 2015.
Indian captain Virat Kohli scored 453 runs in the five-match ODI series against the West Indies. The world record of making the most runs in the five-match Bi-Lattal ODI series is named after Pakistan’s opener Fakhar Zaman.
Fakhar had scored 515 runs in this five-match ODI series against Zimbabwe this year. Zimbabwe’s current captain Hamilton Masakadza scored 467 runs against Kenya in 2009. Kohli is the third in this list.
Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt scored 451 runs in a five-match series against Bangladesh in 2008.
Virat Kohli became Man of the Series 6 times in ODI. In this list, Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar is on top. Sachin 14, all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, named after Sikar King, has been chosen as Man of the Series in ODIs 7 times. Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has won Man of the Series award six times.
India won the 8th bi-lateral series against the West Indies
This is the eighth consecutive Bi-Tall ODI series win against the Indian team’s West Indies. Team India has not lost an ODI series so far against the West Indies since 2007. Apart from this, India has not lost an ODI series since 2007.