Axar Patel and Shreyas Iyer help Team India register their highest successful run chase in ODIs in West Indies.
256/4 was the highest successful run chase by Team India in ODIs in West Indies. It was the duo of Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer back then in 2019 that helped India register a decent target. But the duo of Axar Patel and Shreyas Iyer this time helped excel that target.
With a mammoth 312 to chase from 50 overs, the duo of Axar Patel and Shreyas Iyer in support of Shubman Gill (43) and Sanju Samson (54) scored 312/8 in 49.4 overs to register their highest successful run chase in ODIs in West Indies.
Axar Patel came in to bat when India needed 107 from 68 balls. With minimal support from the other end, Axar Patel scored a brisk 64* off 35 balls to help win it for Team India with 2 balls to spare. Here’s the overall match summary for your reference.
India vs West Indies ODI Series 2022 – 2nd ODI Match Summary
West Indies: 311/6 from 50 overs
Shai Hope: 115(135) // Nicholas Pooran: 63(71)
Shardul Thakur: 3/54 // Axar Patel: 1/40
Team India: 312/8 from 49.4 overs
Axar Patel: 64*(35) // Shreyas Iyer: 74(77)
Alzarri Joseph: 2/46 // Kyle Mayers: 2/48
Result: Team India won by 2 wickets
Having won the ODI series 2-0 with one match to go, Team India would now be seen in the third ODI. If India are able to win the third ODI, it would be another Whitewash for India vs West Indies.
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