India vs West Indies-5th ODI: Host India eye series win against West Indies
India vs West Indies-5th ODI: India produced an emphatic display with bat and ball to beat West Indies in the fourth game of the one-day series played at Mumbai. Rohit Sharma produced a scorching ton to see India post a mammoth total on the board. In reply, West Indies failed to put up a fight as they were dismissed for 153 runs to see India take 2-1 lead in the five-match one-day series. India will definitely be keen to add another series win to their name while the visitors will try their best to square the five-match series.
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Team News for India vs West Indies
India raised their game with bat and ball in the fourth game of one-day series played against West Indies. Opener Rohit Sharma can to the party for India at the right time and smashed 162 runs off 137 balls with the help of twenty fours and four sixes. Sharma notched up his 21st century in limited-overs cricket to see India post 377 for 5 from their 50 overs.
Left-handed Shikhar Dhawan will be desperate to make an impact in the final game of the series. He has failed to score a half-century in this one-day series and averaging 26.5 from four matches.
For once, Virat Kohli perished for a low score after producing three consecutive hundreds on the trot. Kohli will certainly be required to produce a noteworthy performance and help India clinch the one-day series. Indian Captain has been unbelievable with the bat across all three formats so far this year.
Ambati Rayudu smashed a well-timed century to assert that he is here to stay and play long for India in limited-overs cricket. Kedhar Jadhav and MS Dhoni also spend time in the middle in the previous game.
In the bowling department, Kuldeep Yadav and Jaspreet Bumrah have been excellent through this series.
For West Indies, they certainly will need to produce better cricket in bid to level the five-match one-day series.
In the batting department, West Indies have been reliant on Shai Hope and Shimron Hetmyer to do bulk of the scoring. The duo failed to produce runs in the previous game and will need to deliver in this game to help West Indies end the tour on a good note.
Openers Kieran Powell and Chandrapaul Hemraj have failed to impact for West Indies at the top of the innings. Captain Jason Holder has done with the bat and ball during this one-day series.
Kemar Roach and Ashley Nurse have been decent with the ball for West Indies.
Possible XI (IND vs WI 5th ODI)
Possible XI: Jason Holder (captain), Fabian Allen, Kieran Powell, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shai Hope (wk), Marlon Samuels, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Ashley Nurse, Kemar Roach, Obed McCoy
Possible XI: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (captain), Ambati Rayudu, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kedar Jadhav, Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni (wk), Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jaspreet Bumrah