Tiruvananthapuram:Team India, following their mammoth 224-run victory in the fourth One-day International (ODI) against the Windies, will aim to seal the five-match series with a win in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday. Going into the final ODI, India are leading 2-1 in the five-match series that also witnessed a tie. With top-order batsmen Kohli,Rohit and Rayudu in good form, the hosts look set to register their eighth straight series win over. The last time the Windies won was back in 2006 at home. The weather is also expected to play a part as rain is expected to hit Thiruvananthapuram during the afternoon, which might mean that the game gets delayed or even curtailed. However, the home team will hope to carry the momentum into the series decider in the southern city.
There was light drizzle here in Kerala ahead of the final match of the India-West Indies One Day International (ODI) cricket series on Thursday.
The 40,000 capacity Greenfield Stadium was expected to be full, despite the Met predicting rains later in the day.