Team India began their tour of the West Indies with a dominant victory in the Test series, defeating the hosts 1-0. The first Test in Dominica saw a spectacular performance from Rohit Sharma and his team, who won the match by an innings and 141 runs, setting the tone for the series.
In the second Test in Trinidad, the West Indies put up a better fight, but the rain had the final say. The match extended till the final day, but the weather disrupted play, resulting in a draw. While India may feel disappointed with the result, the West Indies were relieved to avoid a whitewash.
Now, the focus shifts to the WI vs IND 2023 ODI series, which is set to begin on July 27. The first of the three ODIs will take place at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados. Both teams will be eager to make an impact and secure an early lead in the series.
Virat Kohli needs 102 runs to complete 13,000 runs in ODIs:
•Matches – 274
•Innings – 265
•Runs – 12,898
•Average – 57.32
•Strike Rate – 93.63
•Hundreds – 46
•Fifties – 65
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As the ODI series approaches, India’s senior cricketers, Virat Kohli, and Rohit Sharma, have their eyes set on significant milestones. Virat Kohli currently holds the record for the highest number of runs among active players in One Day Internationals, with an impressive tally of 12,898 runs at an average of 57.32.
With 46 centuries and 65 half-centuries in ODIs, he is just 102 runs away from reaching the landmark of 13,000 runs. The prolific batsman will be eager to achieve this feat and make a big impact in the upcoming ODI series against the West Indies.
As the cricketing action resumes in the limited-overs format, fans can expect exciting clashes between the two teams, with the Indian stars aiming for individual glory alongside the team’s success in the series.