Ravindra Jadeja starred in India's nine-wicket series clinching win over West Indies after the tourists were skittled out for just 104 in the fifth One-day global here on Thursday.
India dished out a splendid performance in the fifth and final One-Day International at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram.
'Credit to the bowling unit, we wanted to bowl first anyway. Rovman Powell was promoted to open the innings but he struggled badly and departed for a meager 16 runs for which he took 39 balls.
Powell's loose drive off a wide delivery from Bhuvneshwar Kumar ended in the gloves of wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, while Hope was bowled after he played on attempting an expansive cover drive off Jasprit Bumrah. The Men in Blue dominated the hosts in a six-match series, clinching it 5-1.
The experienced Marlon Samuels, from whom a lot was expected, led a brief revival, hitting some crisp boundaries and the only six of the innings.
There was a lot of praise for the Windies batsmen from their captain Jason Holder after the first three ODIs, as they comfortably scored above 250 and gave their bowlers decent totals to defend.
West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and made the surprising decision to bat first, and things went downhill for his team from there.
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Sarfraz was full of praise for his team and Shaheen. "The boys have worked hard in all facets, the result is just the reward. Babar top-scored for the hosts for the third straight game before falling to Andrew Tye while Hafeez finished 32 not out.
The India-Windies ODI series came to an end in the most ant-climactic manner possible.
The tail survived just long enough for Jadeja, who took a five-over break after an unbroken first spell of eight overs, to return and bag two more wickets to finish with 4 for 34.
The two sides now head to Kolkata on Sunday for the first of three T20 internationals.
TV UMPIRE: I.J. Gould (England).
Virat Kohli congratulated Indian team and his boys to win the series.
FOURTH MATCH: Mumbai, India won by 224 runs.