West Indies opt to bat in 5th ODI

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"West Indies have got four players - Hope, Hetmyer, Holder and Nurse - and they got to get some guys back in the team to play with them for us to have a chance", West Indies legend Brian Lara told Cricketnext.

India 105/1 beat West Indies by 9 wickets to win series 3-1: When Windies skipper Jason Holder won the toss and elected to bat first in the 5th and final one-day global in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday he wouldn't have imagined that they would bundle out at the all-time lowest total against the Men in Blue.

Leading 2-1 in the five-match series that also included a tie, India have faced just a little resistance from the visitors who were back to square one in the 4th ODI where they lost by 224 runs.

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The India vice-captain had a lucky escape when he was caught behind by Shai Hope off Oshane Thomas' bowling on 18. Rohit fittingly collects the winning run, as he remains unbeaten on 63. Rohit also completed his 37th half-century. The Indian bowlers were on the mark right from the start.

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It was the West Indies' lowest total in a one-day worldwide against India, and their 10th lowest against any country.

Jadeja, who turns 30 next month, picked up 4-34 as the West Indies batting line-up capitulated for 104 inside 32 overs after captain Jason Holder won the toss and opted to bat at Thiruvananthapuram.

Jasprit Bumrah combined with pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar to get two West Indies batsmen in the first two overs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar needs two wickets to 100 scalps in ODIs.

With the scoreboard reading 2/2, all eyes were on Samuels and the in form Shimron Hetmyer (9).

The in-form Sharma shared an unbroken partnership of 99 with skipper Virat Kohli, who struck 33 from 29 deliveries. The key for them will be to not allow any of India's top-three batsman to bat till the 40-50 overs. The West Indian was adjudged leg before wicket when the scoreboard was reading 53. Just when things seemed good in the middle, Powell was dismissed by pacer Khaleel Ahmed.

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