West Indies captain Jason Holder said his team didn’t do themselves justice after going down to a heavy 224-run defeat in the fourth ODI of the five-match series against India in Mumbai on Monday.
The visitors could not cope with a rampaging batting display from Rohit Sharma (162) and Ambati Rayudu (100) who both scored centuries as the hosts piled on 377/5 in their 50 overs.
The Windies lost wickets as they went for the big shots to keep up with the required run-rate and were bowled out for just 153 in the 37th over.
It was far cry from the previous two games in the series in which the touring team first played to a tie and then beat the hosts by 43 runs to draw level after losing the first game.
Holder said after the match in Mumbai: “We definitely didn’t play well. The way we started the series and the way we have played so far, we certainly didn’t do any justice today.
“Gave away too many runs. I felt it was a very good wicket, the outfield was lightning.
“It was a wicket where once you get in, you can go really big. Unfortunately none of our batters just really got it and gave themselves a chance to bat deep into the innings.”
The Windies must now win the final game on Thursday to walk away with a share of spoils in the five-match series.
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