India vs West Indies 3rd ODI Highlights: Kohli’s 43rd ODI ton guides India to series win

India vs West Indies 3rd ODI Highlights: Kohli’s 43rd ODI ton guides India to series win

India vs West Indies, IND vs WI 3rd ODI Highlights: Virat Kohli's 43rd ODI ton and Shreyas Iyer's game-changing 41-ball 65 helps India win the third ODI by six wickets

India vs West Indies (IND vs WI) 3rd ODI Highlights: Virat Kohli’s 43rd ton helps India win the series by 2-0

India vs West Indies (IND vs WI) 3rd ODI: In a rain-interrupted 35 overs per side game, India beat West Indies by six wickets to win the ODI series by 2-0 as Chris Gayle bids adieu to ODI cricket. Chasing a target of 255 runs (DLS revised), India lost the wicket of opener Rohit Sharma early on. Virat Kohli shared crucial partnerships with Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer to take the team home. Kohli scored his 43rd ODI ton and also became the first batsman to score 20,000 international runs in a decade. Iyer’s quickfire 41-ball 65 helped India dominate West Indies in the middle overs after two quick wickets of Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant.

West Indies posted a total of 240 for 7 in the first innings. Nicholas Pooran’s cameo and Carlos Brathwaite’s lusty blows in the last over helped the hosts post a challenging total. Chris Gayle stood out of the lot in his retirement match hammering a 41-ball 72 studded with eight fours and five sixes. Gayle shared an opening partnership of 115 runs with Evin Lewis who scored 29-ball 43 to get West Indies off to a blazing start, After rain played spoilsport, no West Indies batsman could help their side post a huge total building on the platform except Pooran. For India, Khaleel Ahmed took three wickets despite leaking 68 runs in his quota of seven overs. Mohammed Shami made a good comeback too, taking two wickets in the post-rain session.

India in West Indies, 3 ODI Series, 2019Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad 19 October 2019

West Indies 240/7 (35.0)


India 256/4 (32.3)

Match Ended ( Day - 3rd ODI ) India beat West Indies by 6 wickets (D/L method)

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India vs West Indies 3rd ODI Highlights:


Virat Kohli seals the match and the series with a boundary. India win the match by six wickets and the series by 2-0. 


Virat Kohli becomes the first batsman to score 20,000 international runs in a decade. Meanwhile, India are storming towards the target. 10 runs from the 32nd over. India need eight runs from 12 deliveries. IND - 247/4 in 32 overs

43rd ODI ton

Virat Kohli reaches his 43rd ODI ton from 94 deliveries. He has anchored the run chase well despite wickets falling from the other end. India need just 18 runs from 24 deliveries. IND - 237/4 in 31 overs


Kedar Jadhav quickly gets to the pitch of the ball and hits Roston Chase over deep mid-wicket for a maximum. Jadhav is that good against the spin. 10 runs from Chase's over. IND 223/4 in 30 overs


Once again, Shreyas Iyer fails to convert. Iyer plays it straight to long-off fielder. Roach gets the breakthrough. Iyer departs for 65 after doing all the hard work. He could not finish it off and leaves the finishing to Kohli and rest of the batsmen. IND - 212/4 in 28.2 overs

Another six!

Shreyas Iyer is on a six-hitting spree tonight. Roston Chase's over was going well till the last delivery. Iyer hits it towards deep square leg once again. IND - 211/3 in 28 overs

Nasty blow to thumb

Virat Kohli calls for the physio after a short ball from Kemar Roach hits his thumb. He is just 15 runs away from his 43rd ODI hundred. IND - 201/3 in 26.2 overs

Fifty for Iyer

Shreyas Iyer gets to his fourth ODI half-century in just 33 deliveries. A brilliant inning under pressure from Iyer. With a boundary, he completes a 100-run partnership with Virat Kohli. The duo is dominating West Indies bowlers. IND - 199/3 in 26 overs

Lewis tries to sledge Kohli

You don't sledge Kohli, he only gets pumped up after a few exchanges on the field. Evin Lewis had a few words with Kohli and the Indian skipper replies with a boundary. 10 runs from Brathwaite's over. IND - 190/3 in 25 overs

Holder holds a meeting

Jason Holder has a talk with experienced Chris Gayle as India might just win the game in the next few overs at this pace. IND - 180/3 in 24 overs

Iyer's masterclass on display

That was not just a slog, it was a proper cricketing shot for a six. A straight bat, playing on the up and gets the desired result. Iyer hits his fourth six of the day. Maybe Rishabh Pant can take a leaf out of his book. 12 runs from the over. IND - 173/3 in 23 overs

Kohli capitalises

Virat Kohli manages to find gaps making it difficult for Jason Holder to set the field. It would not be the first time anyone has said that Kohli is a class apart. Two back-to-back boundaries from him. Meanwhile, Fabian Allen gets injured trying to stop a boundary. IND - 161/3 in 22 overs


Misfield ruins a near-perfect over from Carlos Brathwaite under circumstances. A boundary off the last ball of the over for Shreyas Iyer. Seven runs from Brathwaite's first over of the innings. IND - 149/3 in 21 overs

50-run partnership

Shreyas Iyer has taken the mantle to attack here. Iyer is hitting the spinners out of the attack. He hits a maximum off Roston Chase as well. Kohli is lauding him for the intent. Iyer-Kohli put on 50 runs for the fourth wicket in just 44 deliveries. IND - 142/2 in 20 overs


That's how you dominate spin bowling. Shreyas Iyer hits Fabian Allen for back-to-back sixes. All of a sudden, the momentum is on India's side. 15 runs from the over. IND - 133/3 in 19 overs

Fifty for Kohli

Fifty number 55 for Virat Kohli. There is a chance he converts it into his 43rd ODI hundred. India are still in the game as long as he is there. IND - 118/3 in 18 overs

Welcome boundary

Shreyas Iyer hits his first boundary of the innings. A boundary for India after a long time. The two wickets have put India on the back foot in this run chase. Good over for India, eight runs from it. IND - 111/3 in 17 overs

Over to Kohli, Iyer

It is up to Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer once again. With three wickets down, there is pressure on Kohli to keep the run chase on track. He will need support from Iyer, who is virtually India's no.4 batsman under these conditions. Just four runs from Chase's over. IND 97/3 in 14 overs

Allen's double blow

An excellent over from Fabian Aleen changing the course of the match. Allen invited the two left-handers to go after him and was rewarded for his bravery. Just two runs from the over and two huge wickets. IND - 93/3 in 13 overs

Golden duck for Pant

Once again, Indian team management trusted Rishabh Pant with the no.4 position and he throws it away. Pant gets down the track and tries to Fabian Allen for a six off the first ball he faces. He will be kicking himself for playing that shot, an irresponsible one. Virat Kohli looks clearly disappointed with Pant's immatureness. IND - 92/3 in 12.4 overs


Shikhar Dhawan loses his wicket trying to hit Fabian Allen down the ground. Dhawan came down the track to get to the pitch of the ball but could not time it. First wicket for Allen, breaking the partnership between Dhawan and Kohli. IND - 91/2 in 12.2 overs

Spin from both ends

No boundaries in the last couple of overs. Fabian Allen and Roston Chase in the attack in an attempt to slow down the proceedings. Just two runs from Chase's first over. IND - 91/1 in 12 overs

Hosts in need of breakthrough

The partnership between Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan continues to blossom. Jason Holder is backing his bowlers to provide the breakthrough but Dhawan-Kohli are dominating them making the run chase look easy. Nine runs from the 10th over. IND - 83/1 in 10 overs

Spin into the attack

Left-arm spinner Fabian Allen into the attack. The introduction of spin does not make an impact as Virat Kohli hits him for a boundary off the last ball of the over. Nine runs from Allen's first over. IND 74/1 in 9 overs

Run chase on course

Getting one boundary in each over and knock the ball around for singles, India's run chase is on track. Seven runs from the eighth over. IND - 65/1 in 8 overs

50 up for India!

India get past the 50-run mark in the seventh over of the run chase. Virat Kohli rubs salts on the wounds hitting two boundaries off Kemar Roach's over. When you give Kohli chances, he makes them count. 10 runs from the over. IND - 58/1 in 7 overs


Keemo Paul started off a little scratchy but he managed to trouble Virat Kohli. First, it was a miscued shot landing safely. Second, he was dropped by wicketkeeper Shai Hope. Not a pleasant sight for the opposition captain. Will Kohli make him pay? IND - 48/1 in 6 overs

Cheeky from Kohli

Using the pace of the ball and hitting it over the slip fielder, Virat Kohli gets his first boundary of the day. That shot was very unlike him, especially in the initial phase of the innings. Eight runs from the over. IND - 33/1 in 4 overs


That was the last thing India needed in the run chase. A terrible mix-up between Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan. That is the reason why you should never run off a misfield. Rohit puts in a dive but could not make his ground. He departs for 10. IND - 25/1 in 2.4 overs

Dhawan off to a positive start

Positive signs for India, Shikhar Dhawan is timing the ball well. Two consecutive boundaries for Dhawan from Jason Holder. 11 runs from it. Indian openers are putting pressure on West Indies right from the start. IND - 21/0 in 2 overs

Back-to-back boundaries

Rohit Sharma hits two boundaries off the first two balls of the innings. 10 runs from the over. Both openers are off the mark. IND - 10/0 in 1 over

DLS revised target

India need 255 runs to win the series. As per DLS method, 15 runs have been added to West Indies' first innings score. The required run rate is 7.29 runs per over. 

End of first innings

An outside edge off Fabian Allen's bat goes for a boundary. West Indies finish 240 for 7 in 35 overs. A competitive score which will be revised for India to chase. 


Carlos Brathwaite departs after hitting Khaleel Ahmed for a six down the ground followed by a lucky inside edge running towards the fine leg boundary. A top edge off the bat and Rishabh Pant takes the catch. Khaleel gets his third wicket of the match. WI - 236/7 in 34.4 overs

Excellet penultimate over

Mohammed Shami makes it hard for West Indies batters to get underneath the ball and hit it a long way. Just four singles from the penultimate over. WI - 225/6 in 34 overs


Jason Holder tries to hit Khaleel Ahmed for a maximum down the ground but plays it straight to long-on fielder Virat Kohli. He did not have to move at all to take the catch. West Indies lose the plot in death overs. WI - 221/6 in 32.5 overs

Excellent comeback from Jadeja

Maybe that's why West Indies needed a left-handed batsman in the middle. Ravindra Jadeja asks all kinds of questions from Carlos Brathwaite in that over. Just a single from it and a catch dropped on the last ball of the over. Excellent comeback after getting hit for 17 runs in the previous over. WI - 217/5 in 32 overs

Shami jams it up

Shami has bowled well in the post-rain session picking two wickets and not leaking runs. Just five runs from his sixth including the wicket of Nicholas Pooran. WI - 216/5 in 31 overs

Shami to the rescue

Mohammed Shami provides India with a much-needed breakthrough in the death overs. Virat Kohli brings him back into the attack to bowl his final over as Nicholas Pooran was hitting spinners for sixes. Shami delivers straight away. Pooran plays it straight to the long-on fielder Manish Pandey. Pooran departs for 30 runs from just 16 deliveries including three sixes and one four. WI - 211/5 in 30.1 overs

Pooran goes big again

Nicholas Pooran hits two maximums in an over, this time he takes on Ravindra Jadeja. Faster delivery from Jadeja and Pooran hits it a long way over mid-wicket. The second one, he gets down on one knee and hits another maximum. The left-handed batsman is causing all sorts of problems for Virat Kohli. Will Kedar Jadhav bowl an over here? 17 runs from the over. WI - 211/4 in 30 overs


India: Virat Kohli (capt), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kedar Jadhav, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Navdeep Saini

West Indies: Jason Holder (capt), Chris Gayle, John Campbell, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase, Fabian Allen, Carlos Brathwaite, Keemo Paul, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Kemar Roach.