New Delhi, Team India also won the final match against West Indies. Thus, the Indian team won all three matches of the series. According to the Duckworth-Lewis rule, West Indies got a target of 257 runs but the team was bowled out for 137 runs only. Shubman Gill had already scored a century in this match.
Team India has whitewashed West Indies in the series of three one-day matches. In the match played on Wednesday, India won against West Indies by 119 runs. In this rain-affected match, the result was declared by the Duckworth-Lewis rule. Indian captain Shikhar Dhawan won the toss and decided to bat first.
Rain came twice during India’s innings. India scored 225 runs for 3 wickets in 36 overs. Against West Indies, a target of 257 runs was given in 35 overs under the rule of Duckworth-Lewis. The host team was dismissed for 137 runs in 26 overs.
Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill gave India a good start. Both shared 113 runs for the first wicket. Captain Dhawan got out after making 58 runs off 74 balls. Soon after his dismissal, the rain came.
When the match started again, it was reduced to 40-40 overs. Shubman Gill and Shreyas Iyer (44) scored runs quickly. After a partnership of 86 runs, Iyer was dismissed on the score of 199. Suryakumar Yadav (8) failed once again.
Shubman Gill was playing with 98 runs and when he was about to score his first century, it rained again. At this time India’s score was 225 runs for 3 wickets in 36 overs. India could not bat due to rain.
After the rain stopped, West Indies were to score 257 runs in 35 overs under the Duckworth-Lewis rule. Shubman Gill remained unbeaten by scoring 98 runs off 98 balls with the help of 7 fours and 6 sixes. Samson scored six runs.
Mohammed Siraj spoiled the start of West Indies by dismissing Kyle Meyers (0) and Shamrah Brooks (0) in the second over. Captain Pooran and Braydon King scored 42 runs each but no other batsman supported them.
In 26 overs, the West Indies team was bundled out by making 137. Leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took 4 wickets in India match. Shardul Thakur and Mohammad Siraj got 2 wickets each. Shubman Gill was adjudged player of the series for scoring a half-century in three matches.SS1MS