India vs Windies | Umesh Yadav replaces injured Shardul Thakur in ODI squad


Kuldeep Yadav too fell cheaply to Holder after contributing six runs while Umesh Yadav (2) also failed to make much impact as India's scorecard read 339/9.

Coach Stuart Law has been suspended from the West Indies' first two ODIs - of a five-match series - against India later this year. In the process, they denied Rishabh Pant (92) and Ajinkya Rahane (80) from reaching their hundreds.

The 18 years old Prithvi Shaw, who made his first worldwide century on his Test debut is likely to open with Rohit Sharma during the ODI series against Windies starting from October 21.

India chased the meagre target of 72 runs in the second innings, in just 16.1 overs without losing any wicket.

The diminutive right-hander aggressively attacked the West Indies bowlers and showed quick reflexes while fielding at forward short-leg - a unsafe position close to the batsman. Jadeja didn't stop here; he went onto leg stump solid-looking Sunil Ambris (38) after Windies's review call.

The tail-enders added 45 more, chiefly through Ashwin (35) as India folded for 367 taking a slender 56-run lead.

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Speaking after the game, Kohli stressed on the importance of having a good back-up option in Umesh ahead of the Australian tour.

Yadav has taken 117 wickets in 40 Tests with an economy rate of 3.58 since making his debut against West Indies in 2011 at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla ground.

"If you look at the three guys who've come in - Vihari in England, Prithvi getting the man-of-the-series was very special". Umesh failed to clinch a hat-trick with the first ball after lunch, but the second delivery saw Kraigg Brathwaite stab to Pant and India were up and running again.

Fast bowler Umesh Yadav claimed four scalps to register his maiden 10-wicket match haul as the tourists were bowled out in the final session.

Out of the four innings in this series, West Indies couldn't cross the 200-run mark thrice which was a testimony to their plight during the series.