2nd ODI match between India, WI to be played today

2nd ODI match between India, WI to be played today

Virat Kohli posted a century and became India's second-highest scorer in one-day worldwide cricket as he guided his team to a 59-run win over West Indies.

Kohli was 19 runs shy of the landmark when he came into bat in the second ODI against the West Indies and he overtook Miandad's tally of 1930 runs with a single in the fifth over bowled by Jason Holder.

His remarks came after Kohli's knock of 120 runs in the match.

"It's really important for me as a youngster, coming into the side after a year again to cement my position", Shreyas Iyer said on Saturday ahead of the second ODI. Kohli has also become the second-highest run-getter in ODIs.

"If Chris Gayle wants to play an ODI series or a T20 series, well, that " s not a problem. Really got the tempo going and took the pressure of me. We knew anything above 270 would be challenging.

"Pooran's wicket (was the turning point)". We lost crucial wickets at the back end to lose the game. One of the top three has always got the big one.

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Despite the second of the two-Test series against India being played at his home ground of Sabina Park in Jamaica from Aug 30-Sept 3, it looks like Gayle's final worldwide appearance in the Caribbean will instead be on Wednesday in the third One-day global at the Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain.

This match was already an historic landmark for Gayle as it is his 300th ODI, taking him past Lara's 299 as the most by a West Indian in the 50 overs-per-side format.

Shreyas Iyer also contributed for India, scoring 71 from 68 balls before he was bowled by Jason Holder.

Prior to the World Cup match against India in Manchester in June, Gayle expressed his desire to play one final Test match, preferably at his home ground Sabina Park in Kingston.

"We are 1-0 up in the series and we want to win the series". The West Indies have put out a number of legendary players for the series.

Having made his senior West Indies debut in an ODI against India in Toronto nearly 20 years earlier, where he batted at number four in the order, Gayle had initially announced that he would be retiring from the format after the 2019 World Cup in England.