Virat Kohli took a blow on his thumb all over the 3rd ODI in opposition to West Indies in Trinidad on Wednesday. He was once hit via a bouncer from the Windies rapid bowler Kemar Roach within the 27th over of India’s run chase of 255 on the Queen’s Park Oval.
The Indian captain was once in ache, however after being attended to via the physio, he endured batting to steer the Males in Blue to a series-clinching six-wicket win.
“I don’t assume it’s a fracture; in a different way, I wouldn’t have endured (batting). It’s only a cut up of the nail,” Kohli mentioned on the post-match presentation rite.
When requested in regards to the situation of his thumb, he mentioned: “Thankfully, it’s now not damaged. Once I were given hit, I assumed it was once worse than what it grew to become out to be. However it’s now not damaged, so I must be excellent for the primary Take a look at.”
Kohli performed an unbeaten knock of 114 from 99 deliveries, his 43rd ODI century and 2d of the three-match sequence after the 120 in the second one sport on the identical venue, which guided India to a 59-run win underneath DLS way.
He additionally moved nearer to Sachin Tendulkar’s report of 49 ODI centuries. The 30-year-old batsman now wishes seven extra ODI heaps to surpass the batting legend.
In the meantime, India gained the three-match ODI sequence in opposition to West Indies 2-Zero.
The primary Take a look at between the 2 aspects starts on August 22 at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound in Antigua.