Published: Fri, October 26, 2018
Sport | By Ruben Hill

Record-maker Kohli powers India to 321-6 in 2nd ODI

Record-maker Kohli powers India to 321-6 in 2nd ODI

Thanks to the tie, India continue to lead the five-match series 1-0 after two matches. Kohli took only 205, becoming the 13th cricketer to reach 10,000 ODI runs.

The right-handed Hope stroked an unbeaten 123 from 134 deliveries, while Hetmyer slammed 94 from 64 balls to energise the Windies run chase.

"As a player you are focused on the process and pushing hard for the team when you are down and out, pushing those 10-12 extra overs so that the team can benefit from it and the runs become more anyway", Kohli added.

Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav claimed three wickets in what turned out to be the second tied game between the two sides.

Virat Kohli became the fastest ever batsman to cross the 10,000 run mark in ODI Cricket on Wednesday.

He put on 139 runs for the third wicket with Ambati Rayudu, who made 73.

India and Virat Kohli could do with the experience and pedigree of Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar as the Windies batting took a liking to the pace attack in the first two matches.

In 2016, the Indian skipper scored 739 runs in 10 innings at an average of 92.37. It took Kohli just 78 innings at home, while Tendulkar had taken 92 innings to complete the 4,000-run mark.

Editorial team of CricketCountry. "Congrats to Virat, played a brilliant knock and on getting to the 10,000 milestone", said West Indies captain Holder.

They shared a fourth-wicket stand of 143 which saw the Windies reduce the required run rate to less than six runs per over to assume control of the match.

The Trinidadian said his decision was also based on a desire to vacate the field for younger talent in the national team. Nurse was the pick of the West Indies bowlers with his figures of 2-46.

He was subsequently dropped from the West Indies' 2015 ODI World Cup squad but came back the next year and played a pivotal role in the team's T20 World Cup triumph, especially his death bowling.

Like this: