"Great effort by the boys to win the series".
Sri Lanka's Akila Dananjaya was also amongst the significant gainers amongst the bowlers, climbing eight places to the 13th spot with 651 points.
Despite that, the India skipper breached another record as the Men in Blue came out on top in another bilateral home series victory.
The match, ultimately, lasted less than 50 overs.
Venue: Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram. The first was on November 7 a year ago when the hosts defeated New Zealand in a T20 match that was shortened to inclement weather and saw just saw an eight over per side match.
In what was scheduled to be a day/night contest, India wrapped up the match well before dark after dismissing the Windies for 104 in 31.5 overs.
The organisers, the Kerala Cricket Association, are in an upbeat mood as the ground boasts of one of the best drainage systems in the business and even if the rain comes crashing down, they will be able to get it back into shape quickly once the rain stops. "It won't happen all the time, but when I'm going, I want to keep going longer", said Kohli. Rohit also completed his 37th half-century. Indian batting has been firing on full throttle. The two were in incredible form in the series.
It will be the litmus test for Dhoni, who has been under fire for his continuous poor performances. Spinner Kuldeep Yadav has been minting wickets and there has been no halt to that.
Powell's loose drive off a wide delivery from Bhuvneshwar Kumar ended in the gloves of wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, while Hope was bowled after he played on attempting an expansive cover drive off Jasprit Bumrah.
Rohit Sharma surpassed England batsman Jonny Bairstow to become the second highest run-scorer in 2018 during India's fifth ODIencounter against West Indies inThiruvananthapuram on Thursday. In the end, it proved to be a massive difference as India didn't lose any more wicket and romped home comfortably.
Jason Holder, the West Indies captain, has chosen to bat after winning his first toss of the series. It seems like Ashley Nurse Hand is Fractured.
Nurse will now miss the forthcoming three-match T20I series as well as a result of the shoulder injury he sustained during the fourth game in Mumbai.