Comprehensively beaten by 105 runs in the second match in Trinidad five days earlier following a rain-ruined no-result to start the series, West Indies took early advantage of the pitch conditions which made free scoring hard. Earlier, India's spin troika of left-arm spinners Poonam Yadav and Deepti Sharma, and off-spinner Harmanpreet Kaur restricted the West Indies to a lowly 183 for 8.
West Indies need to get their campaign back on track as they are in danger of missing on a direct berth to the 2019 World Cup. This is the first tour for India after the resignation of head coach Anil Kumble.
Riding on opener Nicole Bolton's unbeaten century, Australia defeated West Indies by eight wickets in the ICC Women's cricket World Cup here on Monday. As in fact, both the Team hasn't playing on their Home ground and whether condition really Hit their performance so badly or so lovely at Queen's park Oval. While the first two ODIs were played in Port of Spain, the next two ODIs are set to be played at the Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound before the teams finally move to Jamaica for the fifth ODI and the lone T20I.
The India vs West Indies 3rd ODI will be broadcast live on Sony Six and Sony Six HD in English, and Ten 1 HD and Ten 3 in Hindi. West Indies are trailing 1-0 in the five-match series.
Barring Shai Hope, who struck 81 runs and looked to pull out a fight chasing 311 runs in the previous ODI, none of the other batsmen - Evin Lewis (21), Jason Holder (29), Roston Chase (33 not out) - succeeded in converting their starts.