Pune: West Indies defeated India by 43 runs at Maharashtra cricket stadium, Pune on Saturday.
Team India after winning the Toss decided to Bowl first because India is the favourites while chasing target but Windies proved that wrong and they all out India on 240 in 47.4 Overs.
West Indies didn't get a good start while setting the Target and they lose Hemraj wicket early in the 6th Over. openers Powell and Hemraj flopped again. But their middle order batsman who has done well in last two ODIs, remained continued in the 3rd ODI, Wicketkeeper Shai Hope scored 95 runs for windies whereas Hetymer scored some quick runs 37 of 21 in the middle overs but that was not enough for Visitors.
Ashley Nurse a 22 ball 40 batting at No. 9 ensure a fighting total for Windies, due to which they managed to get the respective total of 283 runs in 50 overs.
A poor comeback from Bhuvi and Bumrah they didn't do that which they are best at but its a part of cricket it was not the day for them.
Coming to chase, Indian openers Rohit and Shikhar started well they both were middling the ball very sweetly but the magical delivery from windies skipper Jason holder shocked Rohit Sharma and he totally missed it and the ball hits middle stumps.
Run Machine Virat again smashes ton, it was 38th century ODI century in his career. Ambati Rayudu put on a 47-run stand for the third wicket with Kohli, At that time match was totally one-sided in favour of India, because dew factor was also helping them but after Rayudu's wicket no one made a partnership with skipper Virat, Rishabh and Dhoni both failed. India went on to lose their last seven wickets for 68 runs. West Indies come back into the game after 40 over and they pulled the game in their side, India all out on 240 and windies won the game with ease by 43 runs.
Ashley Nurse became the Man of the Match.
5 match ODI series now stands Level at 1-1.
WINDIES- 283/9 (50.0 Ovs)
INDIA- 240-all out (47.4 Ovs)
Windies won by 43 runs
PLAYER OF THE MATCH