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India won the ODI Series

Current context: India has defeated West Indies by four wickets in the third and final ODI of the three-match series at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on 22nd Dec 19.
India won the ODI Series
  • India won the three match ODI series by 2-1.
  • This was the 10th consecutive win of India over West Indies in the ODI series.
  • Virat Kohli was declared the Man of the Match and Rohit sharma the Man of the series and cracked his 4rd ODI fifty.
  • Virat Kohli looks set to be the highest runscorer of 2019 (2455 runs) in all formats (Tests, ODI and T20I) combined, for the 4th year in a row.
  • Rohit Sharma had broken the record for scoring the most number of runs as an opening batsman (2442 runs) in a calendar year, a 22 year long period of former Sri Lanka's batsman Sanath Jayasuria in 1997.
  • Mohd Shami took 42 wickets in 21 ODIs in 2019 which is the highest by any bowler in the world.
  • India will next face Sri Lanka in a three-match T20I series that will begin from 3rd Jan 2020.

Question: 

Q.1 Which batsman has recently broken the record for scoring the most number of runs as an opening batsman in a calendar year (2019) after 22 years?
a. Shikhar Dhawan
b. Rohit Sharma
c. Virat Kohli
d. Shubman Gill
India won the ODI Series India won the ODI Series Reviewed by Neha Verma on December 22, 2019 Rating: 5

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