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MyTeam11 Series Round Up: Dominant India decimate West Indies in all three formats

Following World Cup 2019 semi-final defeat against New Zealand, this was Team India’s first bilateral series. Team India was scheduled to play 3 T20Is, 3 ODIs and 2 Test match series in West Indies.

T20 Internationals 

MyTeam11 series initiated with Team India’s belligerent all-round performance in the three-match T20 series that took place on August 3, 4 and 6. The first two T20 Internationals were played at Florida USA where Virat Kohli and his troops outplayed the Caribbean giants. However, after defeat in the first two matches, Carlos Brathwaite led side flew to their home but even there the team showcased ordinary performance as the result of which, the Men in Blue whitewashed the Windies in the T20 series and clinched the series 3-0.

This series marked Navdeep Saini rocking debut- In the first T20 match he conceded 17 runs and took 3 wickets.

Top Batting Performances 

Player

Runs 

Highest Score 

50s/100s

Kieron Pollard

115

58

1/-

Virat Kohli 

106

59

1/-

Rohit Sharma 

91

67

1/-


Top Bowling Performances

Player

Wickets 

Economy

Best Figures

Navdeep Saini 

5

7.09

3/17

Sheldon Cottrell

4

5.92

2/20

Oshane Thomas 

4

7.08

2/27


ODIs

After a disappointing performance in the T20 series, West Indies met Indian team at Guyana to play the first of three One-Day International series. However, this time format changed but the Windies fortunes remained the same. Despite the first match that was washed off, Jason Holder led side lost the series by 2-0, thanks to brilliant performance by Indian skipper, Virat Kohli who scored two consecutive centuries. 

Top Batting Performances 

Player 

Runs

Highest Score 

50s/100s

Virat Kohli 

234

120

-/2

Evin Lewis

148

65

1/-

Shreyas Iyer

136

71

2/-


Top Bowling Performances

Player 

Wickets 

Economy 

Best Figures 

Mohammad Shami

4

5.22

2/39

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

4

5.29

4/31

Khaleel Ahmed

4

7.47

3/68


Records

  • Virat Kohli hits his 9th century against West Indies to share the title of ‘the most tons by any player against an opponent’ with Sachin Tendulkar, who has scored 9 tons against Australia
     Tests
  • Virat Kohli became the fastest player to score 20.000 International runs in a Calendar decade with 20,018 runs across all the formats.
  • India wins their consecutive 9th bilateral ODI series against West Indies
  • Chris Gayle became the second player to hit the most runs against India with 1,334 runs, after Desmond Haynes

Tests

After displaying sensational performance in T20Is and ODIs, Team India were the favorites to win the Test series also. With the type of performance, Indian players showcased in entire series, 2-0 was on the cards.

However, the West Indies giant got a dazzling start in first Test Match as Windies pacer, Kemar Roach destroyed the Indian top order on the first day. But Indian middle-order batsman exceptional performance followed fiery spell by likes of Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma took the game away from West Indies. Jason Holder led side lacked intensity in the second Test too as the result of which India recorded their eighth straight test series win over them. 

Apart from this, Team India placed themselves to the top spot in the World Test Championship table with 120 points. 

Top Batting Performances

Player 

Runs 

Highest Score

50s/100s

Hanuma Vihari

289

111

2/1

Ajinkya Rahane 

271

102

2/1

Virat Kohli 

136

76

2/-


Top Bowling Performances

Player 

Wickets 

Economy

Best Figures 

Jasprit Bumrah 

13

2.44

6/27

Ishant Sharma 

11

2.72

5/43

Kemar Roach

9

2.35

4/66


Records

  • Virat Kohli becomes most successful Indian captain in Test History, with 28 victories in 48 Test matches. Previously, MS Dhoni held this record, under whose captaincy Indian team won 27 Tests. 
  • India achieved its biggest win away Test after defeating West Indies by 318 runs in the first Test match. 
  • West Indies registered their lowest batting average (14.95) in a particular series. 
  • Jasprit Bumrah became the third Indian bowler after Harbhajan Singh and Irfan Pathan to take a hat-trick in Test cricket. 

Here are some infostats of the entire series

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