Ambati Rayudu scored his 3rd One-day World (ODI) century towards the Windies on Monday. Rayudu together with Rohit Sharma (162) powered India to a mammoth general of 377/five, earlier than the Indian bowlers brushed aside the Windies out for 153 to take an unassailable 2-1 lead within the five-match ODI collection. Inspired by means of Rayudu’s knock, India captain Virat Kohli mentioned that the crew and the control are glad that any person clever is batting at quantity 4. Additional reiterating his level, Kohli mentioned that they want to again Rayudu until the ICC cricket international cup 2019.
“Rayudu has taken his probability with each fingers. We want to again him until the 2019 WC (International Cup). He reads the sport neatly, so we’re glad that any person clever is batting at quantity 4,” Kohli mentioned on the post-match presentation.
Forward of the collection, Kohli had mentioned that crew control believes Rayudu is the proper particular person to capitalise at the quantity 4 spot.
“It is about giving him (Rayudu) sufficient sport time until the International Cup in order that the specific slot can be taken care of for us,” Kohli had mentioned.
Kohli additionally lauded the hassle of left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed, who ended the tournament with figures of three/13 from his 5 overs.
“Khaleel was once excellent with pitching it in the proper spaces, making the ball communicate, and swinging it each techniques,” Kohli remarked.
Commenting on India’s all-round display, main the hosts to their greatest ever win over the Windies, an elated skipper mentioned: “Sure, ticked all of the containers. Medical sport in all departments. Were given into rhythm.”
“We’re recognized to bop again and it was once any other instance,” he added.
The general ODI tournament can be performed in Thiruvananthapuram on November 1.
(With inputs from businesses)