Indian opening batter Ishan Kishan left disappointed right after his knock in the 3rd and final ODI game against West Indies which India won by 200 runs.
Ishan Kishan on his Knock in 3rd ODI vs WI
India won the first ODI game of the 3-match series and lost the second ODI game by 6 wickets and receives severe criticism for sidelining the senior players. Though many slams the Indian selection committee for their decision, Jadeja came in support of the decision.
India who were in need of winning the 3rd ODI game made a bold decision by not including the senior players in the playing 11. Winning the toss, West Indies decides to bowl first where Indian opening batters laid a strong foundation by scoring 143 runs for the 1st wicket.
Ishan Kishan who scored 77 runs in the 3rd ODI left disappointed after failing to score big.
“Not so happy with the finishing that I gave. I was supposed to score big after being set. That’s what my seniors told me, I should’ve stayed in and scored big. That’s what I’ll try next time, I’ll get set in the middle and score big. It’s important at this level to get set.
It’s important to forget the last game and start from 0. I was thinking of taking it one ball at a time. [On Shubman Gill] He’s a tremendous player, I’ve seen how he middles the ball. Seeing him hitting it out of the middle gives me a lot of confidence as well,” Ishan said
“Always important to win at this level, the learnings from these games are important. We were looking to get early wickets and didn’t let any ball go. Everyone is looking very positive.
I’ve played a few tournaments here and I know how the wickets play here, not really thinking about the next T20 world cup. Focussing on the upcoming tournaments, you know how one tournament can change your life. We’re just focussing on that now,” he further added.
All ears when the 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗧𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗶𝗱𝗮𝗱 speaks 🗣️
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 2, 2023
Indian openers Ishan Kishan and Shubman Gill had great innings as they scored a partnership run of 143 runs. Ishan Kishan had scored 77 runs out of 64 deliveries before being sent by Cariah.
Shubman Gill scored 85 runs out of 92 deliveries. Being no. 3 batter Ruturaj had been sent out on 8 runs by Alzarri Joseph. Samson had scored 51 runs out of 41 deliveries and Hardik Pandya remained unbeaten 70 runs out of 52 deliveries.
Suryakumar Yadav scored 35 runs out of 30 deliveries. Jadeja was in the field with 8* runs. By the end of 50 overs, India had scored 351 runs with 5 wickets in hand.
West Indies batters struggled with Indian bowlers, as the opener Brandon King was ducked, and Kyle Mayers was sent out with 4 runs by Mukesh Kumar. Alick Athanaze had scored 32 runs out of 50 deliveries before being sent out by Kuldeep Yadav.
Thakur was terrific in the 3rd ODI as he scalped 4 wickets, and Mukesh Yadav had taken three wickets. After middle-order batters are sent out single-digit figures, Gudakesh Motie remained unbeaten with 39 runs out of 34 deliveries.
On the 36th over West Indies lost all 10 wickets scoring 151 runs and handed 200 run difference victory to India. The first game of the 5-match T20I series will be played at Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad on August 3.