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India down WI, lead series 2-0

Sports, International (Antigua), July 1:- India defeated West Indies in the third one-day international match by 93 runs in Antigua on Saturday.

Batting first Men in Blue struggled initially but Dhoni (78 no off 79), Kedar Jadhav (40 no off 26) and Ajinkya Rahane (72 off 112) helped them to score a decent score.

The Indian bowlers then proved too good for the inexperienced West Indies’ batting line-up, dismissing the hosts for 158 in 38.1 overs.

Hardik Pandya (2/32) used the short ball effectively while chinaman Kuldeep Yadav (3/41) was impressive again, foxing the opposition with his wrong ones. OffieRavichandran Ashwin (3/28), on a comeback trail after injury, troubled the batsmen with his accuracy.

India now lead the series 2-0 after the series opener was washed out. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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