That defeat took some of the gloss off India's dominating performances in the previous matches of the series which they now lead by 2-1. The last time these two teams played T20Is against each other was in Florida in 2016, where the West Indies clinched the series 1-0. He hardly dissatisfies with the bat, and when it comes to chaseing, there is none better than he is. "From that point of view, I felt it was a complete knock from a personal point of view and for the team as well", Kohli said about the unbeaten 111. With this, Kohli also equalled former Sri Lanka batsman Sanath Jayasuriya's tally of 28 ODI centuries and is now just two tons short of former Australia captain Ricky Ponting. Shikhar as well at the top.
"I think with my bounce especially, I strive a lot on that with the new ball and I tend to get some shape as well with the new ball", the 25-year-old said.
He achieved this feat during the final ODI match against West Indies after scoring his 28th ton. Fellow opener Ajinkya Rahane then combined with Kohli to put on a 79-run partnership.
Kohli was ably supported by Dinesh Karthik in Thursday night's game, as the Tamil Nadu batsman also slammed his 8th ODI fifty.
Ajinkya Rahane was the best batsman in the ODI series which India won 3-1
Evin Lewis had a poor series, providing little strength at the start. Umesh cashed in on that break with a full and straight delivery to send Roston Chase back first ball. "Credit to the West Indies bowlers, they created those dot balls that induced those mistakes". He came in at 115 for 4 and took the spinners on, slogging Jadeja, reverse-sweeping Kuldeep and driving Mohammed Shami inside out over cover.
After two low scores, Kohli was determined to make it count yesterday, and he was satisfied that he could.
From there, despite a blitz from Rovman Powell of 31 runs from 32 balls, the hosts merely stumbled to the end getting to 205 for nine and merely escaping being bowled out.
Captain Jason Holder took 5/27 as West Indies beat India by 11 runs in a low-scoring, fourth one-day worldwide on Sunday to stay alive in the series.