West indies v/s india: kohli praises ajinkya rahane.
In odi series , india registered remarkable victory of 105 runs over Caribbean side. India thrashed west indies by 105 runs in the secong cricket one dayer, on the other hand ajinkya rahane struck a brilliant century .
Rahane scored 103 off 104 balls , while the captain kohli scored 66 balls 97 runs. To pile on 310 for 5 after the match which started two hours after rain.in this match west indies scored 205 for 6 to put the visitors 1-0 up in the five match ODI series.
After the match kohli said "It was a complete performance again. The partnership between Ajinkya and Shikhar was outstanding, and myself at the back end, with Yuvi, MS and Kedar chipping in. "Early wickets for Bhuvi, and really happy for Kuldeep as well bowling for the first time and taking three wickets. The bench strength has always been right up there for us. Jinks couldn't get a game in the Champions Trophy, unfortunately, but shows his mental strength, steps in and scores runs."
As the rate is too high in the final 10 overs , west indies didn’t show any intent of chasing down the big target of 311.in this match indian bowlers bowled with impeccable length and line .kuldeep Yadav (3/50) being the successful one among the team.bhuvaneshwar Kumar (2/9) rocked the west indies run by taking the first two wickets by the end of third over.earlier rahane smashed his third ODI hundred setting india’s biggest win on west indies.
Rahane with his opener partner Dhawan (63) laid strong foundation with 114.india made it to 300 with kolhli making 66- ball 87 later in innings. Now india has become the side which made highest number of 300 plus scores in an innings. As it’s the 96th time. Yuvraj singh struggled but he fell for just 14 from 10 balls while hardik pandya fell just for 4.
West indies bowlers lacked in their performance as they were bowled too many loose .the captain of their team put india to bat by winning the toss , hoping to get early wickets which failed.