The first One Day International against West Indies out of the five-match ODI series was held at Guwahati. Virat and Rohit performed brilliantly. Rohit Sharma broke many records and the partnership between Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli was wonderful.
India took the lead by 1-0 as the match was won by India by 8 wickets. India chased the target of 323 runs against West Indies. Rohit Sharma remains unbeaten and scored 152 runs off 117 balls and Virat Kohli made 140 Runs off 107 balls. They together put on 246 runs for India.
The second One Day International against West Indies out of the five-match ODI series was held at Visakhapatnam. India scored 321 runs at a loss of 6 wickets off 50 overs. Virat Kohli scored 157 runs from 129 balls for India.
West Indies responded with 321 runs at a loss of 7 wickets. Shai Hope remained not out and scored 123 runs for Windies. The match ended in a thrilling tie and India still leads the 5-match ODI series 1-0 after the second game.
The match was very special for Virat Kohli as he scored his 37th ODI century. Virat Kohli completed his 10000 ODI runs and entered in the elite group of 10k ODI runs. Before the match, Virat was just 81 runs away of the landmark.
Not only this but he also became the fastest to 10000 ODI runs breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s record. Kohli went past 10000 ODI runs in his 205th while Sachin did it in 259 innings. Following Sachin is Sourav Ganguly who scored 10000 runs in 263 innings.
Virat Kohli became the 5th Indian to score 10000 runs in ODI cricket. He joined the elite club of 10K ODI runs and became 13th overall to score 10000 runs in ODI.
Before Virat Kohli in the Asia Cup, MS Dhoni had also achieved the feat. Apart from them, Indian batsmen Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, and Rahul Dravid also features in the list.
Now the third One Day International against West Indies out of the five-match ODI series will be held at Pune on 27th October 2018.