India wins the cricket series against West Indies by 3-1

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Wednesday, January 31, 2007

India has won the 4-match Pepsi cricket series against West Indies by 3-1 today in Vadodara.

India won the match by a huge difference of 160 runs. India made 341 runs in 50 overs by losing 3 wickets. Sachin Tendulkar completed his 41st century in only 76 balls. Mahendra Singh Dhoni made 40 runs in just 20 balls, hitting 1 four and 3 sixes.

West Indies played under pressure and lost their wickets in regular intervals. The highest-run partnership of the West Indian innings was of 65 runs between Samuels and Ramdin. The team were all out on 181 runs in 41.4 overs. Agarkar and Kumble took 2 wickets each.

Player of the match as well as player of the series, Sachin Tendulkar, performed well. He made his 41st ODI century which is the highest by any player in the One-Day international. He made 191 runs (avg 63.66) and took 3 wickets (avg 37.33) in 4 matches in the series.

Flag of India.svg India innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Robin Uthappa c Gayle b Powell 28 17 3 2 164.70
Saurav Ganguly st Ramdin b Gayle 68 82 8 1 82.92
Rahul Dravid c Simmons b Samuels 78 109 7 0 71.55
Sachin Tendulkar not out 100 76 10 1 131.57
Mahendra Singh Dhoni not out 40 20 1 3 200.00
Extras (lb 14; w 9; nb 4) 27
Total (3 Wickets; 50 overs) 341 29 7
ImageNA.svg West Indies bowlings
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Daren Powell 8 0 68 1 8.50
Dwayne Smith 8 0 49 0 6.12
Rayad Emrit 9 0 65 0 7.22
Marlon Samuels 9 0 51 1 5.66
Chris Gayle 8 0 34 1 4.25
Ian Bradshaw 8 0 60 0 7.50
ImageNA.svg West Indies innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Shivnarine Chanderpaul c Harbhajan Singh b Khan 14 23 2 0 60.86
Chris Gayle b Agarkar 6 11 1 0 54.54
Devon Smith c Yuvraj Singh b Pathan 24 31 2 0 77.41
Marlon Samuels c Pathan b Kumble 55 63 7 1 87.30
Brian Lara run out (Pathan) 3 2 0 0 150.00
Lendl Simmons run out (sub Suresh Raina) 4 6 1 0 66.66
Denesh Ramdin c Kumble b Harbhajan Singh 40 52 5 0 76.92
Dwayne Smith lbw b Kumble 0 5 0 0 0.00
Rayad Emrit c Uthappa b Agarkar 13 33 1 0 39.39
Ian Bradshaw not out 14 16 2 0 87.50
Daren Powell c sub Suresh Raina b Yuvraj Singh 1 8 0 0 12.50
Extras (lb 3; w 4) 7
Total (All out; 41.4 overs) 181 21 1
Flag of India.svg India bowlings
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Ajit Agarkar 9 0 40 2 4.44
Zaheer Khan 6 1 21 1 3.50
Irfan Pathan 7 0 43 1 6.14
Harbhajan Singh 8 1 30 1 3.75
Anil Kumble 7 1 27 2 3.85
Yuvraj Singh 4.4 0 17 1 3.64

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