India vs West Indies 3rd ODI: India captain Virat Kohli slammed his 38th ODI ton but unfortunately could not take India home to victory in the 3rd ODI. Kohli was out for 107 off 119 balls. It was his wicket that proved to be the game-changing moment, he was out with India on 220 in the 42nd over. Till he was there in thr crease the game was in the clutches of the Men in Blue. Once he was out, India folded within the next 20 runs for 240, just goes to show the over-reliance on Kohli. It was Samuels’ faster one that got the big wicket of Kohli.

Kohli looked to pull the ball that was short, only to drag it onto his stumps. Ince he was out, the expression on the faces of the fans told a story, they knew the writing was on the wall, and they were right.

So where did India lose the plot was it the dismissal of Kohli or the middle-order which again exposed the frailties in the Indian batting.

Earlier in the day, Kohli became the first Indian to slam three back-to-back tons in ODI cricket, apart from joining AB de Villiers to become the only players to hit four consecutive centuries on Indian soil. He also became the fastest to 6000 ODI runs in Asia surpassing Tendulkar to the landmark.

Meanwhile, India lost the match by 43 runs to Windies, who leveled the five-match series at 1-1, with two games to go.

India Squad
Playing XI
Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (wk), Rishabh Pant, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, K Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal

India Squad
Playing XI
Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (wk), Rishabh Pant, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, K Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal