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India vs. West Indies, 3rd ODI: Scorecard, Recap and More from Kanpur

CARDIFF, WALES - JUNE 20:  Shikhar Dhawan of India pulls a shot behind square during the ICC Champions Trophy Semi-Final match between India and Sri Lanka at the SWALEC Stadium on June 20, 2013 in Cardiff, Wales.  (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
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Lee WalkerUK Managing EditorNovember 27, 2013

India won the one-day international series against the West Indies with a five-wicket victory in Kanpur.

Chasing 264 to win, Shikhar Dhawan hit a century in a third-wicket partnership of 129 with Yuvraj Singh.

The home side reached their target with 23 balls to spare, with Dhawan making 119 and India captain Mahendra Dhoni hitting the winning runs.

3rd ODI: India v West Indies at Kanpur
West Indies 263-5 (50 Overs)
BatsmanDismissalRunsBalls
J Charles† b Kumar1120
KOA Powellc Dhawan b Ashwin7081
MN Samuels b Ashwin7193
DM Bravonot out5153
LMP Simmonsc †Dhoni b Jadeja1314
DJ Bravo*c Ashwin b Mohammed Shami411
DJG Sammynot out3729
Extras(lb 2, w 3, nb 1)6
BowlerOMRW
B Kumar80421
MM Sharma70470
Mohammed Shami101491
R Ashwin100452
SK Raina50290
RA Jadeja100491
India 266-5 (46.1 Overs)
BatsmanDismissalRunsBalls
RG Sharmac DJ Bravo b Rampaul414
S Dhawanc & b DJ Bravo11995
V Kohlic †Charles b Rampaul1918
Yuvraj Singhc DJ Bravo b Narine5574
SK Rainac †Charles b DJ Bravo3443
MS Dhoni*†not out1922
RA Jadejanot out211
Extras(lb 5, w 4, nb 1)10
BowlerOMRW
R Rampaul101552
JO Holder60470
DJ Bravo100572
SP Narine101321
DJG Sammy30220
LMP Simmons30170
V Permaul4.10310
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The tourists made a competitive 263 for five thanks to 70 from Kieran Powell and 71 from Marlon Samuels.

After the loss of Johnson Charles in the fifth over, Powell and Samuels put on 117 for the second wicket.

Powell hit nine boundaries in his 81-ball knock before falling to Ravichandran Ashwin in the 30th over, and Samuels followed six overs later, bowled through the gate by the off-spinner.

Darren Bravo (51 not out) and captain Darren Sammy put on an unbeaten 67-run stand for the sixth wicket to give the visitors hope of clinching the series 2-1.

Their hopes were buoyed by the dismissals of Rohit Sharma and the world's No.1 ODI batsman, Virat Kohli, inside nine overs by Ravi Rampaul.

However, Dhawan and Yuvraj took the game away, with the opener making his fifth ODI century in just his 28th match.

Yuvraj made 55 before falling to Sunil Narine in the 31st over, and a tired Dhawan followed seven overs later after stroking 20 boundaries in his 95-ball innings.

He was dismissed by Dwayne Bravo, who then removed Suresh Raina for 34. The home victory was never in doubt, however, and Dhoni slashed a boundary past point to wrap up the match. 

India won the opening match of the series in Kochi last week, but the men from the Caribbean leveled the series in Visakhapatnam on Sunday.

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