Hosts India completed a 2-0 clean sweep over West Indies in the Test series. Virat Kohli and co. will be keen to continue their winning momentum into the five-match one-day series that is slated to begin from 21st October. The squad picked includes new players like Rishabh Pant, Manish Pandey and Khaleel Ahmed, who will be keen to make an impression in the one-day series.
On the other hand, West Indies have yet to win a bilateral one-day series since August 2014. Jason Holder and co. have been inconsistent in the format but players like Marlon Samuels, Shimron Hetmyer and Shai Hope capable of producing big scores for West Indies. It will certainly uphill task for West Indies to get something out of this one-day series.
Here are some of key statistics with regards to India vs West Indies 2018 ODI Series.
2014 was the last time West Indies won a bilateral one-day series against Bangladesh at home. They have lost all the bilateral series Since 2015 Cricket World Cup co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand
2006 was the last time West Indies won a bilateral one-day series against India. West Indies beat India by a margin of 4-1 in the five-match series played in the Caribbean.
2014 was the last time West Indies won a one-day match against India in India. The game was played at Kochi.
38 is the average for Shikhar Dhawan against West Indies in one-day cricket. He has scored 648runs from 19 matches against West Indies. He will be keen to score runs in the coming five-match series.
21 wickets taken by Indian pacer bowler Mohammad Shami from 9 one-day games played against West Indies.
9 wickets needed by Indian pace bowler Mohammad Shami to complete 100 wickets in limited-overs cricket.
14 wickets needed by West Indies off-spinner Ashley Nurse to complete 50 wickets in limited-overs cricket. He currently has taken 36 wickets in 36 matches at an average of 39.41.
221 runs needed by Indian Captain Virat Kohli to complete 10,000 runs in limited-overs cricket. Kohli currently has scored 9779 runs in 211 one-day internationals at an average of 58.2 with 35 centuries to his name.
177 runs needed by Shikhar Dhawan to complete 5,000 runs in limited-overs cricket. Dhawan currently has scored 4823 runs in 110 one-day games at an average of 46.82
38 runs needed by Indian all-rounder Ravendra Jadeja to complete 2000 runs in one-day cricket. Jadeja currently has scored 1962 runs from 140 matches at an average of 31.14