At Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain on Sunday, Team India defeated the West Indies by a narrow margin to win the second One-Day International and capture the current three-match series 2-0. India, chasing a 312-run goal, scored 312/8 in 49.4 overs thanks to Axar Patel’s match-winning unbroken performance of 64 runs off 35 balls. The victory also assisted India in breaking the previous record for the most back-to-back bilateral ODI series victories against a team. India beat the West Indies to extend their winning run to 12 games between 2007 and 22. The victory also allowed India to pass Pakistan, which had defeated Zimbabwe 11 times in a row from 1996 to 21.

11 – Pakistan vs. Zimbabwe 12 – India against. West Indies (2007-2022) (1996-2021)

10 – West Indies vs. Pakistan (1999-2022)

9 – Zimbabwe vs. South Africa (1995-2018)

9 – Sri Lanka vs. India (2007-2021)

Axar also hit three fours and five sixes throughout his knock. Sanju Samson and Shreyas Iyer both scored significant half-centuries with innings of 63 and 54, respectively. As the opener, captain Shikhar Dhawan could only score 13 runs off 31 balls, failing to match his batting performance from the previous game. For the hosts, Alzarri Joseph and Kyle Mayers each claimed two wickets. Each of Jayden Seales, Romario Shepherd, and Akeal Hosein was fired.

West Indies first set a goal of 312 runs after opener Shai Hope scored a century to help his team record 311/6 in 50 overs. Hope’s score was made up of three sixes and eight fours. At the same time, skipper Nicholas Pooran scored 74 runs off 77 balls. For the visiting bowling unit, Shardul Thakur was in terrific form and claimed three wickets. Each of Deepak Hooda, Axar, and Yuzvendra Chahal was fired.