Wednesday, December 18, 2019

India vs West Indies 2nd ODI 2019 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - India vs West Indies 2nd ODI 2019

Watch the highlights of India vs West Indies 2nd ODI 2019 - West Indies tour of India 3-match One-day international series of the 2nd ODI match played between West Indies and India at Visakhapatnam in 18th December 2019.

Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul stunning centuries, Kuldeep Yadav hat-trick helped to India majestic 107-runs victory over West Indies and level the series with 1-1 in the three-match series.

* 7 - Number of ODI hundreds for Rohit Sharma  in 2019. Only once has any batsman made more in a calendar year. Sachin Tendulkar had scored 9-hundreds in 1998 which is the world record.

* 159 - Rohit Sharma's score, which is now the highest score among India batsmen this year. He has made the highest individual score for India in each of the last seven calendar years, beginning from 2013.

* 227 - This was India's fourth-highest for the first wicket partnership between Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul. The stand lasted 222 balls, which is India's third-longest stand in terms of most balls played in ODI's.

* 387/5 - This was India's ninth-highest total in ODIs and the second-biggest score against West Indies.

* Kuldeep Yadav became the first Indian bowler to take two One-day international hat-tricks in cricket history. Before this match, Kuldeep Yadav had taken his first hat trick against Australia at Eden Gardens in 2017. Wasim Akram, Saqlain Mushtaq, Chaminda Vaas and Trent Boult have taken two ODI hat-tricks whereas Lasith Malinga has taken 3 hat-tricks.

* 31-runs :  Record over for India - Number of runs that were scored in the 47th over from Roston Chase, which is now the most productive over for India in ODI cricket history. Shreyas Iyer scored 28 of those runs, which are also the most by an India batsman in a single over. The previous record by most productive over for India was of 28-runs against New Zealand at Hyderabad in 1999 in which Sachin Tendulkar scored most of the runs.

* 6 - Number of half-centuries for Shreyas Iyer in his short ODI career - he has played only 9-innings so far. His rapid 53 in this game was his fourth consecutive fifty in ODIs. He has scored 469 runs in his nine innings at average of 52.11 and striking rate of 104.92.

* 1 - The Visakhapatnam ODI game produced the first ever instance of both captains getting out for first-ball ducks in the same match. Both Virat Kohli and Kieron Pollard were out for golden ducks in this ODI. Overall, this is the 12th instance of both captains getting out for ducks in cricket history.

India scored mammoth total of 387-7 in 50 overs with top scorer by Rohit Sharma 159 - which was his 28th ODI hundred, KL Rahul scored 102 off 104-balls - who struck his 3rd ODI century and his first ODI hundred in India including 8-fours and 3-sixes.

Shreyas Iyer scored flurry 53 off 32-balls included 3-fours and 4-sixes, Rishabh Pant - who hammered 15-ball 39-runs with 3-fours and four-sixes with strike rate of 243.75.

West Indies best bowler by Sheldon Cottrell picked up two-wickets 83-runs from his 9-overs, Kieron Pollard, Keemo Paul and Alzarri Joseph each took one wickets.

West Indies scored 280 for all-out in 43.3 overs with top scorer by Shai Hope struck 78 off 85-balls including 7-fours and 3-sixes, Nicholas Pooran who scored flurry 75 off 47 deliveries included seven-fours and seven-sixes with strike rate of 159.57, Keemo Paul scored 46, Evin Lewis 30 and Khary Pierre 21.

India best bowler by Mohammed Shami picked up 3-wickets for 39-runs from 7.3 overs, Kuldeep Yadav - who claimed his second ODI hat-trick, Ravindra Jadeja took 2-wickets and one for Shardul Thakur.

Rohit Sharma named Player of the match for his sensational batting performance to scored 159-runs off 138-balls including 17-fours and 5-sixes.

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