File photo of Virat Kohli. Photograph:( Reuters )
Virat Kohli became the first Indian batsman to score three consecutive centuries in the one-day format.
West Indies restricted India at 240 to win the third one-day clash by 43 runs on Saturday at Pune's Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium.
Virat Kohli, who top-scored with 107, said that it is "embarrassing" to talk about records when the team doesn't win the match.
Skipper Kohli, yet again, created a record as he became the first Indian batsman to score three consecutive centuries in the one-day format.
After losing the match, Kohli said, "It is a bit embarrassing when people ask you the same thing again and again," when he asked about his record making streak.
Kohli, who is also the fastest player to reach 10,000 ODI runs, slammed 38th one-day century of his career.
Virat Kohli with his third ODI hundred in a row!— ICC (@ICC) October 27, 2018
What a player he is, he's scored 397 runs this series and has only been dismissed once.
India are 202/5 and need another 82 to win.#INDvWI 3rd ODI live ⬇️https://t.co/zMzPdFrPWN pic.twitter.com/q38zQe2Wgk
Ahead of the match, during the toss, Kohli said, "We want the guys who will be part of the World Cup to play as much as possible."
His statement proves that India is preparing for the ICC World Cup 2019 which is scheduled to take place in England.