IND vs WI 3rd ODI: At the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, Team India once again proved that it is not easy to defeat them. The West Indies had scored 315 runs for 5 wickets. In response, India, led by captain Virat Kohli, overcame odd conditions to beat the West Indies by 4 wickets to win the series 2–1. Apart from Man of the Match Virat (85), KL Rahul (77) and Rohit Sharma (73) also scored half-centuries. During this, Team India and Rohit Sharma made several records.
Rohit left Sanath Jayasuriya behind
He became the highest run-scorer in a year as an opener (in all formats) as he reached a score of 9 during his half-century innings in Cuttack. He broke the 22-year-old record. Jayasuriya, a former Sri Lankan captain, and a dashing batsman scored 2387 runs in 1997. At the same time, Rohit ended the year 2019 with 2442 international runs.
Kohli behind Rohit
In this calendar year, Rohit Sharma scored 1490 runs in ODIs with the help of 7 centuries and 6 fifties. Along with this, he beat Virat in terms of making the most ODI runs in the calendar year. Virat has 1460 runs in one calendar year, which he scored in 2017. Please tell that its world record is in the name of Sachin Tendulkar (1894 runs in 34 ODIs in 1998).
Opener Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul shared more than 1000 runs in ODIs this year. This is the 19th pair to do so in a calendar year.
10th consecutive series win
With this, India succeeded in their 10th consecutive bilateral ODI series against the West Indies.
Hope's 3000 runs in the 67th inning
Batsman Shai Hope completed three thousand ODI runs in 67th innings. He is the second-fastest batsman after Hashim Amla (57 innings) to reach this figure.
The target for the 10th time in 10 years
In the last 10, India achieved a goal of more than 300 for the 10th time. Virat Kohli scored a century in 7 of these 10 matches.