India beat Windies by 224, 3rd biggest win for India, Breaks 16-year-old record of Pakistan - CricketGalore

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India beat Windies by 224, 3rd biggest win for India, Breaks 16-year-old record of Pakistan

India defeated West Indies by 224 runs in the 4th one-dayer played at the Brabourne Cricket Stadium, Mumbai on Monday. India batted first and posted a huge target of 378 runs in front of West Indies.

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The Caribbean team broke up in front of this huge Target and lost the match by 153 runs in 36.2 overs and India a took an unbeatable 2-1 lead in the five-match series.

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Rohit Sharma & Ambati Rayudu contributed heavily to India's huge victory. Rohit scored 162 runs in 137 balls with 20 fours and four sixes. On the other hand, Rayudu scored 100 in 81 balls Both Rohit and Rayadu shared a 211-run partnership for third wicket.

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After the stellar performance by Rohit and Rayudu with the bat, Khaleel Ahmed stealed the show with his amazing swing bowling as he picked 3 wickets for just 13 runs in his 5 overs.

India's third largest victory in terms of runs in ODIs:

This victory is India 3rd biggest win against West Indies and any Test playing country. However, India biggest win came against Bermuda in March 2007 by 257 runs in Port of Spain and Hong Kong by 256 runs in Karachi in June 2008.

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  1. Bermuda - 257 runs
  2. Hong Kong - 256 runs
  3. West Indies - 224 runs
  4. Bangladesh - 200 runs
  5. New Zealand - 190 runs

Team India Overtakes 16-years-old record of Pakistan:

Team India successfully broke the record of Pakistan's 4th biggest win in ODI history. Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by 217 runs in 2002 in the ODI match played at Sharjah.

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Apart from this, India have equaled the record of Pakistan. In the case of most number of biggest wins in Top 20 list. India and Pakistan have 3 biggest wins to their name, while this record in with Australia and South Africa who have 4 biggest wins each in this list.`

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