Shikhar Dhawan Becomes Fourth Indian Captain To Win All ODI Matches In Overseas Tour

Team India on Wednesday swept West Indies 3-0 within the ODI sequence at Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

India opener Shubman Gill made run-a-ball 98 and remained unbeaten earlier than the rain showers halted India’s innings at 225/3 in 36 overs. West Indies used to be set to chase a revised goal of 257 in 35 overs.

Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal claimed 4 wickets whilst Mohammed Siraj and Shardul Thakur picked two wickets each and every. West Indies had been bowled out for 137 with Brandon King and Nicholas Pooran scoring 42 each and every.

Shikhar Dhawan fourth Indian captain to whitewash in an away ODI sequence

Shikhar Dhawan, who led within the absence of Rohit Sharma within the ODI leg, completed a fantastic feat after handing the hosts a whitewash within the sequence. Dhawan changed into the fourth Indian captain to win all of the ODI fits in an in another country excursion.

Shikhar Dhawan. PC- AFP

List of Indian captains profitable all fits of an in another country ODI sequence

  • Virat Kohli vs Zimbabwe – 5-0 in 2013
  • Ajinkya Rahane vs Zimbabwe – 3-0 in 2015
  • MS Dhoni  vs Zimbabwe – 3-0 in 2016
  • Virat Kohli vs Sri Lanka – 5-0 in 2017
  • Shikhar Dhawan vs West Indies- 3-0 in 2022

Was pleased with the way in which I performed: Shikhar Dhawan

Dhawan led the Indian crew for the second one time after he used to be named captain of a second-string aspect in Sri Lanka closing 12 months. The southpaw scored 168 runs on this sequence at 56 with 97 coming off his blade within the sequence opener.

I feel the boys are young, but they played maturely. The way they handled themselves on the field, really proud them. Very good signs for us. I am quite pleased with my form, I have been playing this format for a long time. I was happy with the way I played that knock, in the first ODI. And even today, happy with my performance,” Dhawan mentioned within the post-match presentation.

Shikhar Dhawan-Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan. Photo Credit: (BCCI)

“The way all the boys responded, it was pretty amazing. We feel lucky to come here, we are thankful to the crowd. They make us more popular. I am proud of our bowling unit, they gave their hundred per cent. The way Siraj took those two wickets, and the way Shardul and others bowled,” he added.

This used to be the 3rd example of a crew blank sweeping an opponent two times in a calendar 12 months. Earlier in February, India defeated West Indies with a an identical margin within the three-match ODI sequence.

Zimbabwe is the primary crew to succeed in this feat towards Bangladesh in 2001. Five years later Bangladesh repeated the fulfillment towards Kenya.

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