Indian pacer Ishant Sharma says 'everyone told me my problems, but Jason Gillespie gave me solutions'
Ishant also feels that better communication with years of experience between him, Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav also worked wonders for country's finest pace unit under Virat Kohli's captaincy
Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur guide India to four-wicket win over West Indies in 3rd ODI, win series 2-1
India defeated West Indies by four wickets in the third and final ODI at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack to win the series 2-1.
West Indies prove to be perfect opponents for India as hosts learn lessons in beating opponents at their own game
With their eyes on the T20 World Cup next year, India can take many takeaways from West Indies series, most importantly the need to be prepared to beat different kind of opponents. Sometimes at their own game.
India vs West Indies: Composed yet flashy, Nicholas Pooran a sign of direction Windies are heading under Kieron Pollard
In Pooran, they have found the future of their limited-overs middle-order. In the 32-year old Pollard, they have found a captain capable of bringing out the best in his men.
India vs West Indies: Nicholas Pooran credits 'father figure' Kieron Pollard for inspiring him to return to cricket after career-threatening accident
First there was an accident and it followed the trauma of not being able to walk for six months as future looked bleak and uncertain for the then 20-year-old Nicholas Pooran.
India vs West Indies: Sourav Ganguly describes Ravindra Jadeja’s batting improvement as ‘important’ after 39 not out in 3rd ODI
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly says Ravindra Jadeja's improved batting will be very important for the Indian team going into the future after the all-rounder played a crucial cameo in the third ODI against the West Indies in Cuttack.
India vs West Indies: Ravindra Jadeja says match-winning cameo at Cuttack was more about proving a point to himself
The unbeaten 39 in a high-scoring series-decider earned him plaudits but for India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, it was more about proving a point to himself rather than the world that he is still a good enough player in limited-overs format.
India vs West Indies: From KL Rahul making case as opener to Ravindra Jadeja living up to all-rounder tag; talking points from ODI series
While Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli remain constant forces in any success for India, the talking points from ODI series came in the form of the duo's teammates, most of whom find themselves auditioning for permanent roles in limited overs setups for the near future.
India vs West Indies: Rohit Sharma 'extremely grateful' for a phenomenal 2019 despite missing out on World Cup
Rohit Sharma scored a record 2442 runs as an opener across formats in 2019 with 10 hundreds breaking Sri Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya's previous feat.
India vs West Indies: Looking ahead, Virat Kohli says 'younger people' will need to step up in few years
India captain Virat Kohli has one eye on the ICC T20 World Cup but he is also looking beyond that, saying on Sunday that his team's 'younger people' will need to step up in the near future.
India vs West Indies: Twitterati hail Ravindra Jadeja as an 'absolute champion' after hosts' victory, call Shardul Thakur 'the No 4 that never was'
Ravindra Jadeja and Shardul Thakur emerged the unlikely heroes of India's successful chase in the third and final ODI against West Indies at Cuttack on Sunday, helping the 'Men in Blue' post a four-wicket win to seal the series 2-1.
India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli leads from the front in tricky chase to help hosts seal series with four-wicket victory
Displaying panache and patience in equal measure, Virat Kohli made 85 off 81 balls, but got out with India needing 30 off 23 balls. It was then that Shardul Thakur played the most defining cameo of his short career to power India to a series-winning four-wicket victory over West Indies.
Rohit Sharma breaks Sanath Jayasuriya's 22-year record during third India-West Indies ODI; Virat Kohli finishes 2019 as leading run-getter
India's Rohit Sharma on Sunday broke Sanath Jayasuriya's 22-year-old record for most runs in a calendar year by an opener across formats.
India vs West Indies: Upbeat hosts on the brink of tenth straight bilateral series win over the Caribbean side
Delhi pacer Navdeep Saini is in line to make his India ODI debut in the absence of the inured Deepak Chahar, who was ruled out of the match with a lower back problem.
India vs West Indies, highlights, 3rd ODI at Cuttack, Full Cricket Score: Virat Kohli leads hosts to series win in decider
India vs West Indies, LIVE Score, 3rd ODI at Cuttack: The first ball from Cottrell is slower one but down the leg-side so it's a wide. Jadeja plays and misses the next ball. The third ball results in a single. Cottrell goes for the bouncer but it's over the head and umpire calls it wide. The next one goes for a six and then Shardul smashes a boundary. Two singles to end the over. 15 runs from the over. India need 7 from 12 balls.
India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli sweats it out in optional training session ahead of third ODI as he aims to improve record at Barabati stadium
In an optional net session, Kohli batted for a significant time, going for aerial as well as ground strokes.
India vs West Indies: Our 'best' might not be enough to beat hosts but outcome won't 'influence' chosen path, says coach Phil Simmons
West Indies showed a lot of promise to go one-up in Chennai but the home team bounced back strongly to post a mammoth 387/5 en route to a series-levelling 107-run victory in Visakhapatnman.
Here's the weather update for the third and final ODI between India and West Indies which will be played at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack.
India vs West Indies: I never used to take responsibility in beginning of my career says Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer said 'I was a flamboyant player when I started playing first-class cricket. I never used to take responsibility. I just used to back my instincts and go with the flow.'
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Prithvi Shaw says hunger for runs during ban period helped him score double ton on competitive cricket return
Talented Indian opener Prithvi Shaw, who slammed a double hundred on his return to competitive cricket, on Thursday said he was keen to get back to form quickly after spending eight months in the wilderness due to a doping offence.