Having received the primary recreation by three runs, one other victory will give India a successive ODI series win within the Caribbean.
Be it Dhawan and comeback man Shubman Gill’s aggressive opening stand, or Mohammad Siraj’s emergence because the chief of the bowling assault within the absence of the skilled Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah, India ticked all of the containers on Friday to go 1-0 up within the three-match series.
First up, it was about Gill because the extremely-rated opener, returning to the ODI fold after greater than 19 months, seized the chance with each palms with a profession-greatest 64.
Picked forward of Ruturaj Gaikwad and Ishan Kishan, Gill made batting look straightforward when most of them struggled after the ball obtained softer on the Queen’s Park Oval.
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Throughout his knock, he scored at a run-a-ball and smashed six boundaries and a pair of sixes, and it took a run out to finish his keep within the center.
It is up to Gill to convert his positive begins into large knocks, and he will surely look to do exactly that and cement his place within the group.
Dhawan performed the proper second fiddle to Gill because the opening stand was price 119 from 106 balls, however the senior batter narrowly missed out on his 18th century.
With Shreyas Iyer too discovering some type with a half-century, it was an ideal high-three act by the Indian group, however a middle-order collapse adopted and India settled for 308 for seven after being ready to transcend 350.
In the middle-order, the highlight can be on Sanju Samson the batter as he as soon as once more failed to make use of the chance at this degree, returning with an 18-ball 12.
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The Kerala stumper, nonetheless, made up for his lack of runs with a surprising boundary save on the loss of life, which performed an element in India pulling off a win within the final-ball of the match with Mohammed Siraj defending 15 runs.
On Sunday, the likes of Suryakumar Yadav, Samson, Deepak Hooda and Axar Patel would really like to ship.
Dhawan pulled off a shock within the absence of the injured Ravindra Jadeja, making half-time spinner Deepak Hooda bowl forward of specialist Yuzvendra Chahal inside the primary 20 overs.
Chahar returned wicket-much less however he was probably the most economical (4.40) bowler of the day for the Indians, ending with 0/22 from his 5 overs and forcing the West Indies to play catch up.
Siraj stood out because the tempo spearhead dismissed Nicholas Pooraj within the center overs and returned on the loss of life together with his good yorkers.
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With the series on the road, the West Indies would look to put an finish to their dropping streak in ODIs which has now stretched to seven matches, together with a 0-3 loss to Bangladesh within the previous rubber.
The series will not be half of the ICC World Cup Super League, and the West Indies have a chance to play with out the stress of the standings.
The final time India toured the West Indies for an ODI series, the Men in Blue emerged 2-0 victors, with one match washed out due to rain.
The ODI series will likely be adopted by a 5-match T20I series, that includes an nearly full-energy Indian group.
West Indies: Nicholas Pooran (captain), Shai Hope (vice-captain), Shamarh Brooks, Keacy Carty, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Gudakesh Motie, Keemo Paul, Rovman Powell and Jayden Seales
India: Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Prasidh Krishna, Mohd Siraj, Arshdeep Singh