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ENG vs WI, 3rd Test: Revived West Indies eye unlikely series win at Lord's — Preview

ENG vs WI, 3rd Test: Revived West Indies eye unlikely series win at Lord's — Preview

Joe Root`s England will also be under close observation as a series that looked like being a walkover has suddenly taken on greater significance with an Ashes series in Australia looming.

ENG vs WI: Jason Holder tells routed West Indies to 'look in the mirror' after first Test humiliation

Few had given the West Indies much chance ahead of the three-match series but even their sternest critics might have paused before suggesting they would lose 19 wickets in a day.

England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 1 — As it happened...

England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 1 — As it happened...

Follow England-West Indies day-night Test live score updates.

WATCH: Virat Kohli gives MS Dhoni perfect birthday gift, ramps up a six to finish innings in 5th ODI vs West Indies

WATCH: Virat Kohli gives MS Dhoni perfect birthday gift, ramps up a six to finish innings in 5th ODI vs West Indies

The century notched up by the skipper was his 28th in ODI, putting him alongside Sri Lankan great Sanath Jayasuriya on the list of most tons in the 50-over format.

WI vs IND, 5th ODI: Brilliant Virat Kohli leads India to 3-1 series win over West Indies

WI vs IND, 5th ODI: Brilliant Virat Kohli leads India to 3-1 series win over West Indies

Asked to bowl, comeback man Mohammed Shami bagged four wickets as an under-fire India produced a disciplined bowling effort to restrict West Indies to a modest 205 for nine.

India's tour of West Indies, 5th ODI – As it happened...

India's tour of West Indies, 5th ODI – As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the fifth and final ODI match of India's tour of West Indies 2017, being played at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica. A win, or a wash out or even a tie, is all Virat Kohli & Co need to capture the series. For the Windies, they are fighting to save the series, after the first match was washed out.

WI vs IND, 5th ODI: Virat Kohli and Co eye redemption, series win after embarrassing defeat – Preview

WI vs IND, 5th ODI: Virat Kohli and Co eye redemption, series win after embarrassing defeat – Preview

The series appeared done and dusted when India began a modest 190-run chase but their intimidating batting line-up fell short by 11 runs in a stunning turnaround on a slow pitch.

WI vs IND: Chris Gayle returns to West Indies T20I squad for one-off match against India

WI vs IND: Chris Gayle returns to West Indies T20I squad for one-off match against India

Gayle has been called forth to replace Lendl Simmons. Jason Holder, the ODI and Test captain, has been rested for the game.

WI vs IND, 4th ODI: Virat Kohli reckons poor shot selection was main reason behind India's 11-run defeat to West Indies

WI vs IND, 4th ODI: Virat Kohli reckons poor shot selection was main reason behind India's 11-run defeat to West Indies

The Delhi-based batsman went ahead to praise West Indies bowling attack and how they added to the concern over the Indian batting line-up.

WI vs IND: In low-scoring game, MS Dhoni records second-slowest fifty for India in ODIs

WI vs IND: In low-scoring game, MS Dhoni records second-slowest fifty for India in ODIs

Enroute to his 54 runs off 14 deliveries, the 35-year-old's strike rate stood as 47.36. It is his lowest ever in 149 innings where he has scored 25 or more runs.

WI vs IND 2017: Sanjay Bangar blames batsmen for loss to Windies in 4th ODI

WI vs IND 2017: Sanjay Bangar blames batsmen for loss to Windies in 4th ODI

Chasing a modest 190 for win, the Indian willow-wielders found the going tough on a two-paced Antigua pitch to lose the fourth ODI by 11 runs and allow the West Indies to stay alive in the five-match series.

West Indies vs India, 4th ODI: Jason Holder's 5-wicket haul helps hosts stun Men in Blue in low-scoring game

West Indies vs India, 4th ODI: Jason Holder's 5-wicket haul helps hosts stun Men in Blue in low-scoring game

A second-string West Indies which never looked like challenging India enough in this series, scored a modest 189 for nine, but sluggish batting by the visitors specially Mahendra Singh Dhoni (54 off 114 balls) turned it into a winning total.

West Indies vs India, 4th ODI – As it happened...

West Indies vs India, 4th ODI – As it happened...

Heading into the match, the concern would hover around the fact whether India would look to give an opportunity to Rishabh Pant or Dinesh Karthik. With already an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series, it won't harm if Virat goes ahead to test his bench strength. 

WI vs IND, 4th ODI Preview: Confident Men in Blue aim to complete series victory over below-par Windies

WI vs IND, 4th ODI Preview: Confident Men in Blue aim to complete series victory over below-par Windies

With comprehensive back-to-back victories in the second and third ODIs, it seems like a mere formality as Virat Kohli and his men are slowly inching towards a complete rout of their opposition despite the first game being abandoned.

WATCH: MS Dhoni ramps up two back-to-back sixes to Jason Holder against West Indies in 3rd ODI

WATCH: MS Dhoni ramps up two back-to-back sixes to Jason Holder against West Indies in 3rd ODI

Dhoni's unbeaten knock of 78 runs from 79 deliveries combined four boundaries and two back-to-back sixes, both of which were hammered to the Windies skipper Jason Holder towards the fag-end of their innings.

IND vs WI, 3rd ODI: MS Dhoni's 'power-blast' six to Jason Holder leaves Twitterati awestruck

IND vs WI, 3rd ODI: MS Dhoni's 'power-blast' six to Jason Holder leaves Twitterati awestruck

In his steadily building innings, Dhoni smashed 4 fours and 2 sixes, with both maximums coming against Windies skipper Jason Holder on consecutive deliveries in the 47th over.

WATCH: MS Dhoni, R Ashwin combine to send Jason Holder packing on wide ball in WI vs IND 3rd ODI

WATCH: MS Dhoni, R Ashwin combine to send Jason Holder packing on wide ball in WI vs IND 3rd ODI

Earlier in the second ODI, Holder had become Kuldeep Yadav's bunny after the chinaman bowled an unreadable googly to the Windies skipper only for Dhoni to collect and dislodge the bails with ease.

West Indies vs India, 3rd ODI: MS Dhoni, spinners give India unassailable 2-0 series lead

West Indies vs India, 3rd ODI: MS Dhoni, spinners give India unassailable 2-0 series lead

India overcame a bad start to post 251 for four on a slowish surface, largely due to the efforts of Dhoni (78 no off 79), Kedar Jadhav (40 no off 26) and Ajinkya Rahane (72 off 112).

West Indies vs India, 3rd ODI: As it happened...

West Indies vs India, 3rd ODI: As it happened...

Bouncing back from a disappointing 180-run defeat to arch-rivals Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final, India notched up yet another 300-plus score to upset the home team in the second ODI. The first, unfortunately, was washed out due to rain.

WATCH: Kuldeep Yadav outfoxes Jason Holder, MS Dhoni does the rest to send West Indies skipper packing

WATCH: Kuldeep Yadav outfoxes Jason Holder, MS Dhoni does the rest to send West Indies skipper packing

With the win, India became the side who have hit maximum number of 300-plus scores in an innings, as they reached the mark for the 96th time.