A ruthless India completed a nine-wicket demolition of the Windies in the fifth and final ODI at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.
Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja took four wickets to help India bundle out the tourists for 104 in just 31.5 overs.
The home team took just 14.5 overs to reach the paltry target, courtesy an unbeaten 99-run stand between Rohit Sharma (63 off 56) and captain Virat Kohli (33 off 29), following another low score from Shikhar Dhawan (6 off 5).
Though Rohit’s innings was majorly chanceless but he received a life in the eight over of the second innings when Windies pacer Oshane Thomas delivered a huge no-ball. In the end, it proved to be a massive difference as India didn’t lose any more wicket and romped home comfortably.
The last ball of Oshane’s over was a back of a length delivery and it nipped a bit to take the outside edge of Rohit’s bat. The right-handed batsman obliged to the same and started walking back to the dressing room. He was unaware of the action at the other end as the umpire had called it a no-ball. Oshane had crossed the line by a huge margin only to reprieve the batsman.
Meanwhile, Kohli shouted his heart out to call back his deputy to rejoin him to the crease.
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