LIVE: IND vs WIN, 3rd ODI: Samuels puts Windies on top with Kohli scalp

Catch the ball-by-ball commentary of the third ODI between host India and visitor Windies in Pune on Saturday.

Virat Kohli scores yet another half-century.   -  AP

 

Playing XI:

India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Ambati Rayudu, M.S. Dhoni (wk), Rishabh Pant, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, K Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Windies: Kieran Powell, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shai Hope (wk), Marlon Samuels, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder (c), Fabian Allen, Ashley Nurse, Kemar Roach, Obed McCoy.

TOSS: India elects to bowl.

Hello and welcome to Sportstarlive's coverage of the third ODI between host India and visitor Windies at the Maharastra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium in Pune on Saturday.

India skipper Virat Kohli exuded confidence in his players ahead of the ODI series against the West Indies saying 'bowlers are bowling well'. He also heaped praises on the batters. While the top-order batsmen have not given the captain any room for complaints so far, the pacers have been far from impressive.

While India will be hoping to fix the weak links, for Windies it is a chance to level the series and the body language of the team indicate that the tie in Visakhapatnam the other evening, has boosted the team’s confidence.

READ: India vs Windies: Chance for India to extend series lead

Squads:

India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Ambati Rayudu, M.S. Dhoni (kw), Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Lokesh Rahul, K Khaleel Ahmed, Umesh Yadav, Manish Pandey.

Windies: Kieran Powell, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shai Hope (wk), Marlon Samuels, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder (c), Ashley Nurse, Kemar Roach, Devendra Bishoo, Obed McCoy, Sunil Ambris, Fabian Allen, Keemo Paul, Oshane Thomas.