Kohli declares 2019 'great year' for India after Windies win.


MUMBAI -- Virat Kohli declared it "a great year" for India cricket after ending 2019 on a high with a seriesclinching win over the West Indies. The India captain's masterful 85 set up a successful 316-run chase on Sunday to win the third oneday international by four wickets and complete a 2-1 series triumph. Kohli's side end the year ranked number one in Tests and second in ODIs, with the only regret being a World Cup semifinal defeat to New Zealand at Old Trafford in July. "Apart from the 30 minutes in the World Cup, it's been a great year," Kohlisaid after his team's win in Cuttack.

"We'll keep chasing that ICC trophy. But apart from that, the way we've played has been satisfying." India lead the new world Test championship table with three series sweeps away to the West Indies and at home against South Africa...

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