W Indies vs India
India win by a 102 runs with the D/L method. They pick up their first points in the series and get the bonus point.
Over 34 WI 171/10 (Roach 34, Best 0)
This is the highest partnership for West Indies today, as India are unable to clean up the tail. Narine gets an inside edge on it and gets a single, completely missed that one from Jadeja. A single on the leg side for Roach. WICKET! Jadeja gets a wicket and Narine picks out Ishant on the long off boundary. An entertaining partnership comes to an end. Best comes to the crease with a bat. Jadeja cleans him up with a straighter one and India get the bonus point. India win by 103 runs.
Over 33 WI 169/8 (Roach 33, Narine 20)
Roach swings and misses. Roach walks across his stumps and swats it away for four to fine leg. A wide down leg side from Yadav, won't help in uplifting the Indians. A bouncer called a wide for height. Indians failing to clean up the tail again.
Over 32 WI 161/8 (Roach 28, Narine 19)
Jadeja being attacked by Roach again, gets a boundary for his troubles. A misunderstanding between fielders and a catch goes to ground. Narine makes it worse by hitting the next ball out of the park.
Over 31 WI 148/8 (Roach 23, Narine 11)
Yadav brought back into the attack, to clean up the tail. Roach gets a single on the leg side. Three singles from the over.
Over 30 WI 145/8 (Roach 21, Narine 10)
Ishant to bowl to Narine, who plays and misses. Sharma bowls a maiden, 9 overs to go.
Over 29 WI 145/8 (Roach 21, Narine 10)
Roach hits Ashwin for a six, tossed up ball and Roach dispatches it over the ropes. It was in the air, after taking the top edge and just over the slips. Roach gets a single. Narine will be looking to attack too. WI 145 for 8 after 29.
Over 28 WI 137/8 (Roach 14, Narine 9)
Ishant back into the attack. Rohit Sharma stops one in the covers, it was hit like a bullet and he did well to save some runs. Wide down leg from Sharma. Just two from the over.
Over 27 WI 135/8 (Roach 13, Narine 9)
Ashwin comes in to replace Yadav. Two wickets remaining. Narine slogs this on to the leg side for a couple of runs. Narine hits Ashwin over extra cover for a six, great shot, he hit it and then admired his work.
Over 26 WI 125/8 (Roach 13, Narine 1)
The net run rate is important here for the West Indies. A missed chance as this ball bounced and spun, took the edge and Raina at second slip missed it. Big shot from Roach, hits Jadeja for a six over long off, good shot. Roach smashes this one for four through the covers, Jadeja under pressure now. A couple of runs to end the over.
Over 25 WI 113/8 (Roach 0, Narine 0)
Sammy smashes one straight down the ground for four, good strong shot. Yadav responds with a faster and fuller ball, Sammy defends. It is a slower ball from Yadav and Sammy is out. WICKET! squared him up just like he squared up Bravo, and another simple decision, Sammy gone. Narine comes out to bat. A good and successful over from Yadav.
Over 24 WI 109/7 (Roach 0, Sammy 8)
Jadeja gets two slips, and is getting the ball to turn and bounce. Jadeja searching for wickets, good consistent bowling. A maiden from him.
Over 23 WI 109/7 (Roach 0, Sammy 8)
Yadav starts his fifth over, with the run rate inching towards 10 per over. Bravo is caught in front of the stumps and it is an easy decision for the umpire, Yadav gets rid of the West Indian captain, 7 down. Roach comes in to bat, gets a full and straight delivery from Yadav. Just one bye from that over,
Over 22 WI 108/6 (Bravo 14, Sammy 8)
Jadeja to continue, two slips in place. Sammy goes for the drive only to edge it to point. Sammy effortlessly lifts Jadeja for a six over extra cover, good shot and a safe one as there was no one there. Good comeback from Jadeja.
Over 21 WI 101/6 (Bravo 13, Sammy 2)
Yadav comes back into the attack, to change the pace on the ball. WICKET! the bowling change bring about a wicket, Ramdin leading edges one to mid off and Bhuvneshwar Kumar takes a good catch. West Indies, looked like they were recovering, go deeper in trouble. Good move from Kohli, change of ends for Yadav. Sammy comes in to bat, he can be dangerous with the bat too. Faster one from Yadav, hits Sammy on the helmet. This time Yadav strays down leg and Sammy gets some pad on it as it goes to the boundary. Four more, leg byes again.
Over 20 WI 91/5 (Bravo 13, Ramdin 9)
Ashwin rushes through his over, Bravo plays and and finds the fielders, no run. There is the release shot, six, Bravo hits it in the air on the leg side and it has enough on it to go all the way. Just the six from the over.
Over 19 WI 85/5 (Bravo 7, Ramdin 9)
Jadeja to continue, the spinners will create pressure and wickets. A couple of edges for Bravo and Ramdin, flying past slips for a single and a two. Ramdin sweeps and gets four at square leg, good shot against the spinners, well controlled.
Over 18 WI 78/5 (Bravo 6, Ramdin 3)
Ashwin into the attack to compliment Jadeja. Ashwin keeping things tight too, this pitch is helping the spinners, Kohli will probably want to bowl here as well.
Over 17 WI 75/5 (Bravo 4, Ramdin 2)
Jadeja comes into the attack, and gets some bounce and turn straightaway. A few plays and misses, Jadeja will like these conditions. This pitch will help him more than the other pitches. Huge shout for lbw but given not out. Just a single from the over.
Over 16 WI 74/5 (Bravo 3, Ramdin 2)
Sharma bowling with two slips. Kohli then takes one slip out after the first ball. Bravo pushes it through the leg side for a couple of runs, Rohit Sharma does well to stop it. Sharma finishes his 5th, WI need 200 from 138 balls.
Over 15 WI 70/5 (Bravo 0, Ramdin 1)
Kumar starts his last over. He has bowled really well today, getting some help from the pitch. Great over to finish his quota for the day, WI 70 for 5 after 15 overs.
Over 14 WI 69/5 (Bravo 0, Ramdin 0)
WI tumbling around Charles, Ashwin having a chat with Sharma giving him some bowling advice. Charles cuts it on the up towards wide third man for four, poor bowling from Sharma. WICKET! Charles gets a top edge and Raina takes a good running catch, Sharma gets another wicket. West Indies are in real trouble now, India closing in on the win with bonus point. The rain break really changed things for the batsmen, and some poor shots after the rain. Sharma hits Bravo in the box, Bravo is down on the ground and in pain.
Over 13 WI 65/4 (Bravo 0, Charles 41)
Pollard comes out to bat. Charles gets a single to long off. WICKET! West Indies tumbling here, the slip was placed there just for this ball and Ashwin takes a catch, Bhuvneshwar Kumar gets the dangerous Pollard. Dwayne Bravo comes out to bat, can he do what Kohli did for India? Play a captain's knock. 13 overs gone, WI 65 for 4.
Over 12 WI 64/3 (Samuels 6, Charles 40)
Ishant Sharma to continue with Kumar. Charles smashes it through covers only to get a single. A short delay in the middle of the over, as the bowler needs some saw dust. It was down the leg side, but it is not called a wide as it brushed the pads on the way. A huge and consistent shout for caught behind, but the umpire is not interested. A short ball surprising Samuels, replays show it brushed the gloves so was out. WICKET! Similar ball, similar shot and thicker edge and the umpire gives it out! Sharma gets his man, Samuels gone for 6.
Over 11 WI 61/2 (Samuels 5, Charles 38)
Kumar starts proceedings with the ball after the rain delay. Charles hits it through the covers for four, making his intentions clear early on. Good stop from Rohit Sharma at point, saving a few crucial runs. After 11 overs, WI are 61 for 2.
The target has been revised again with play starting in 20 mins and the target being 274 in a 39 over game. India need to restrict West Indies to 219 to get the bonus point, and WI need to win in 31.1 overs to get it.
The revised target is 278 in 40 overs for West Indies to win, and India will need to restrict them to 222 for the bonus point.
Rain delayed play
The update is that it has stopped raining, but they ground is being prepared for play. In case today is rained out, tomorrow is a reserve day.
Over 10 WI 56/2 (Samuels 5, Charles 33)
Six more to Charles, hit it solidly straight down the ground, Sharma the victim this time. He was a bit lucky in the beginning but now he is playing great shots. Four more, Charles swivels and gets this to the square leg boundary. A single as he cuts it to Ashwin on the deep point boundary. It is getting slightly overcast, so they will have that on their minds too. Sharma bowls another wide, poor bowling. It is drizzling now, ground staff getting ready. Ten overs gone, WI are 56 for 2. The covers are coming on.
Over 9 WI 44/2 (Samuels 5, Charles 21)
India need to restrict West Indies to 248 or less to get the bonus point. Good fielding so far from India, they have been sharp. Charles just lifts that one out of the ground, great shot, just dismissed it into the stands for six. A single to end the over, 44 for 2 after 9 overs.
Over 8 WI 35/2 (Samuels 4, Charles 14)
Ishant Sharma replaces the struggling Yadav. Samuels plays it fine, too fine for the man at fine leg to stop it, its four. A wide down leg, Sharma joins the other fast bowlers who have struggled with this problem. After 8 overs, West Indies are 35 for 2.
Over 7 WI 29/2 (Samuels 0, Charles 14)
Kumar continues and Samuels defends with a straight bat. Another good over from Kumar, a maiden this time.
Over 6 WI 29/2 (Samuels 0, Charles 14)
Yadav to continue from the other end, he has been slightly inconsistent today, Kumar has made up for it. A good shot from Charles, pulled away for four from the last ball.
Over 5 WI 25/2 (Samuels 0, Charles 10)
Bravo gets off the mark with a single. Charles swings his bat and it goes over the slips for four, lucky boundary. WICKET! Kumar gets another one caught at first slip, Ashwin makes no mistake. Bravo goes for one. West Indies 25 for 2 after 5 overs.
Over 4 WI 19/1 (Darren Bravo , Charles 5)
Charles who was confused by the first two balls gets an easy third one from Yadav and puts it away for four. Yadav bowls it wide down leg, both teams seem to be struggling with this.
Over 3 WI 14/1 (Darren Bravo , Charles 1)
Gayle gets hit on the pads and seems to be limping slightly. Gayle drives hard through the off side for four, hit like a bullet. WICKET! Gayle poking at it and is caught behind. Kumar's patience and the extra bounce gets him the wicket. Good comeback from Kumar.
Over 2 WI 10/0 (Gayle 7, Charles 1)
Umesh Yadav to share the new ball. A wide called, outside off stump. Gayle hits a couple to mid on, almost as if he is practising. At the end of two overs, WI are 10 for no loss.
Over 1 WI 3/0 (Gayle 2, Charles 0)
Gayle and Charles come out in the middle and Bhuvneshwar Kumar comes back into the Indian attack, it will be interesting to see if he swings the ball. Gayle hits it over point for a couple, first runs for West Indies. Kumar finishes his first over, just three from it.
India were put into bat by West Indies and have set a massive total of 311 runs in their 50 overs. West Indies bowled well and were in control until Kohli came and scored with ease to get his 14th ODI hundred. West Indies need 312 to win and India need to win this game to stay alive in the series.
Over 50 Ind 311/7 (Ashwin 25, Kohli 102)
Kohli looks for two to bring up his 100 but settles for a single. Ashwin on strike. A quick single and Bravo misses the stumps, that would have been run out on 99 for Kohli. There it is, 100 for the Indian captain, Virat Kohli gets his 14th ODI hundred. Great knock especially when India needed it, they were struggling with wickets going down, but Kohli stabilized them and took them past 300. Last ball of the innings, and Kohli gets out, caught in the deep but he has done a great job for India.
Over 49 Ind 305/6 (Ashwin 23, Kohli 98)
Kohli starts with a boundary, what a shot that was. Ashwin gets into the action again, upper cuts for four, another great shot from him. Ashwin throws his bat at this to get it to square leg for a single. The 300 comes up for India. Kohli gets this through the off side for another four, moves on to 97, great shot, powerful cover drive. One over to go, India are 305 for 6.
Over 48 Ind 290/6 (Ashwin 18, Kohli 89)
Kohli starts the over with a six off the back foot and off a slower ball, great shot over extra cover. Short ball and Ashwin pulls it away for four, this will help India get back into the game. Ashwin really making Bravo's poor bowling pay, coming down the wicket and hitting it through point for four, good control. Charles saves a few runs on the boundary, Ashwin picks up two more runs. Two overs to go, India 290 for 6.
Over 47 Ind 273/6 (Ashwin 8, Kohli 81)
Roach into the attack now. Kohli attacks him but can't get a four, gets a single. Ashwin gets a single, without wasting any balls. Another big wide down the leg side, they are wasting the advantage that they had after picking up wickets. A couple of dots as Kohli tries to muscles both of them but misses. A good shot from Kohli, swung through the line for four at square leg.
Over 46 Ind 265/6 (Ashwin 7, Kohli 76)
Another wide down the leg side, this will not help the over rate either. Ashwin takes an easy single to bring Kohli on strike. That's six, Kohli hits it straight down the ground and out of the park for a six. Kohli keeping India alive again. Some smart shots, quick running and elegant placement. Ashwin takes another single, he is doing his job very well too. Narine is still off the field so he can't bowl. Kohli gets it to square leg for a single. Another good over for India.
Over 45 Ind 254/6 (Ashwin 5, Kohli 68)
West Indies have a poor over rate, they should have finished their overs by now. Lovely shot from Kohli, went back on to his back foot and hit it through the leg side. Then he powerfully guides a full toss for four through off side. India 254 for 6 after 45 overs.
Over 44 Ind 243/6 (Ashwin 3, Kohli 59)
Another wide down the leg side, Ashwin calmly lets it go. Then he gets a single to give Kohli the strike. Bravo bowling round the stumps, and another wide, this time it is too high. Kohli runs hard and gets two, good running. Then he rocks on to his back foot and swivels to get it square for four. Six overs remaining.
Over 43 Ind 232/6 (Ashwin 1, Kohli 52)
Another wide down leg, there have been a few of those today. Kohli manages to find the boundary again, good shot behind point. Fifty for Virat Kohli who is the captain today, fine innings from him when India needed them. Another wide down the leg side, appeals for caught behind again. Ashwin did not touch that. A couple of runs to end the Best over, India 232 for 6 with 7 overs remaining.
Over 42 Ind 221/6 (Ashwin 0, Kohli 44)
Jadeja tries to hit that one hard, only to find mid off, no run. Pollard almost catches that, incredible effort, made it look easy too. Jadeja gets a single to third man. Chance of a run out, Bravo completes the run out, WICKET! Jadeja goes. A misunderstanding between Kohli and Jadeja resulting in a run out. Ashwin walks out, India losing a string of wickets are in trouble. Narine seems to have injured his bowling fingers and is off the field.
Over 41 Ind 220/5 (Jadeja 1, Kohli 40)
Best brought back into the attack. Kohli pulls Best for a couple of runs, slightly late into the shot. A single as Pollard can't stop that, a great effort at point. Where 300 looked possible, India will be happy with 260-270. Kohli gets another boundary through the point region.
Over 40 Ind 210/5 (Jadeja 0, Kohli 35)
Pollard brought into the attack and Vijay drives him through the off side for four, commanding shot. Now he is just playing good shots and getting rewarded, just plays it over the inner circle to fine leg for another boundary. WICKET! Vijay goes for another big shot and is caught at point. But this knock will help India, Pollard celebrates as he gets his man. Jadeja comes out to bat. Ten overs to go.
Over 39 Ind 200/4 (Vijay 17, Kohli 34)
Narine back into the attack. Good shot from Vijay, stands tall and hits it on the up through the off side for four, good balance, reaching to the pitch of the ball. Tries to get the ball through the off side, then next ball, goes down on one knee and sweep Narine for four to fine leg. A single brings up India's 200 with 11 overs to go.
Over 38 Ind 191/4 (Vijay 9, Kohli 34)
Another ball down the leg side from Roach and Vijay just guides it to the fine leg boundary. Kohli gets another boundary through his favourite midwicket region. A good over for India so far, it is the batting powerplay. After 38 overs, India are 191 for 4.
Over 37 Ind 180/4 (Vijay 3, Kohli 29)
Samuels starts with some creative field placings, Vijay takes a single off the first ball. Kohli slaps that to the point boundary, that will give him some confidence, a good cut shot. Good over from Samuels.
Over 36 Ind 173/4 (Vijay 1, Kohli 24)
The powerplay is taken and Dinesh Karthik is given out. WICKET! The wicket keeper did not look convinced at all, but the umpire gives him out. Murali Vijay comes out to bat, with everything to prove. He has been dropped for the Zimbabwe series, but India really need him to bat well here. Best greets Vijay with a short ball to start, Kohli goes up to VIjay and calms him down. Well played by Kohli, getting inside of the ball and using his wrists to get it away from the fielder for four.
Over 35 Ind 168/3 (Karthik 6, Kohli 20)
Samuels continues and Kohli hits him through the leg side for four, good shot against the ball coming into him. Good over from Samuels, India 168 for 3.
Over 34 Ind 164/3 (Karthik 6, Kohli 16)
Best to continue, wide down leg and the keeper does well to collect it. Down leg again, Kohli helps it to fine leg and Samuels stops a boundary and saves a few crucial runs. Best bowling with good pace and swing here, causing problems for the batsmen. Karthik gets it through the leg side for a couple of runs. India 164 for 3 after 34.
Over 33 Ind 160/3 (Karthik 4, Kohli 15)
Samuels to start after the drinks break. WICKET! Samuels gets Raina, first slip takes a smart catch. India lose their third wicket. Dinesh Karthik walks out to join Kohli. India need to accelerate the run rate here, they have to win this game to stay alive in the series. Karthik plays a handsome shot for four through point.
Over 32 Ind 156/2 (Raina 10, Kohli 15)
Kohli pulls Best over the field for a couple of runs, slightly mistimed shot. Then he places it in a gap on the off side for a single. Raina pulls Best, gets a single in the end as square leg collects the ball. Good pace generated by Best, really putting a lot of effort into his bowling. Good over from Best, West Indies have pulled things back here.
Over 31 Ind 150/2 (Raina 8, Kohli 11)
Samuels, who has been very effective in this series starts his 4th over. Raina dances down the pitch and hits Samuels for a six straight down the ground, good attacking cricket. Just the six from that over.
Over 30 Ind 144/2 (Raina 2, Kohli 11)
Sharma gone, caught behind for 46, India have two new batsmen at the crease. Raina promoted up the order to join Kohli. Busy Raina, picks up a single from his first ball. Misfield allows Raina another single. Just three from the over, and the wicket of Sharma.
Over 29 Ind 141/1 (Sharma 46, Kohli 10)
Samuels starts his 3rd over. Kohli does not sweep a lot so Samuels just teasing him onto middle and leg stump. Some good bowling from Samuels. Seven men inside he circle to stop the single. End of another quick over from Samuels.
Over 28 Ind 138/1 (Sharma 44, Kohli 9)
Sharma gets it through the off side for a single. India will be looking to get around 300 from here on, with 9 wickets in hand. A big wide down leg side, appeal for caught behind, but the umpire is not interested. Kohli looked awkward when he played that. Top shot, just punched it through the off side for four, good shot from a great player.
Over 27 Ind 129/1 (Sharma 43, Kohli 3)
Samuels into his second over, India looking to attack even after losing a wicket. Another good over from Samuels, India 129 for 1 after 27 overs.
Over 26 Ind 128/1 (Sharma 43, Kohli 2)
Roach into his 6th over. Kohli goes for a quick single, and makes it as the throw misses the stumps. Direct hit and it would have been out. Sharma caught in front of the stumps and it looked close, but it was going down leg.
Over 25 Ind 126/1 (Sharma 42, Kohli 1)
Samuels comes into the attack. Good over from him, India are 126 for 1 after 25.
Over 24 Ind 123/1 (Sharma 40, Kohli 0)
Dhawan tries to hit another six in the same region, but Darren Bravo takes a good catch in the deep. Dhawan gone, Roach gets the first wicket for India. Kohli, India's captain today, comes out to bat with Sharma. Good over from Roach, getting the wicket of Dhawan.
Over 23 Ind 123/0 (Sharma 40, Dhawan 69)
Dhawan takes a single from the first ball, Narine into his 4th over. Dhawan sweeps confidently and over the ropes for a six, good controlled shot from him. First six of the Indian innings. Another six, two in a row now, Dhawan taking the attack to Narine. Another well played sweep shot, nothing risky about that. Then he rocks on to the back foot and muscles this through the leg side for four. A good over for India.
Over 22 Ind 104/0 (Sharma 39, Dhawan 51)
Sammy to bowl his 8th over. Another hundred partnership for this opening pair, coming in 21.3 overs. Dhawan gets to another half century, he is in form and has played well again. A couple of singles to end the over. After 22 India are 104 for no loss.
Over 21 Ind 99/0 (Sharma 39, Dhawan 46)
Narine keeping it tight, the fielders inside the circle giving no free runs. Dhawan gets it through the point region for a single, just two from the over.
Over 20 Ind 97/0 (Sharma 38, Dhawan 45)
Sammy how was so effective in the beginning of the innings comes back into the attack. This partnership has done well so far, the left and right hand combination working well. Beautiful shot from Dhawan, simply beautiful. He walks out of his crease and clears the covers for four, the balance made it look really easy.
Over 19 Ind 89/0 (Sharma 36, Dhawan 39)
A quick over from the spinner, Narine, just four runs from it. India are 89 for no loss after 19.
Over 18 Ind 85/0 (Sharma 36, Dhawan 39)
Sharma drives it through the off side, Best makes half a stop but saves a couple of runs in the end. Dhawan comes down the pitch and reaches for this drive through the covers for four, a great shot with some clever adjustment in the end. A wide down the leg side. India 85 for no loss after 18.
Over 17 Ind 76/0 (Sharma 35, Dhawan 33)
Narine brought into the attack, to break this partnership. West Indies, not giving any singles away with many fielders inside the circle, inviting the batsmen to take risks. Sharma sweeps in the air, over the field for four, good shot after three dots. A single from the last ball.
Over 16 Ind 71/0 (Sharma 30, Dhawan 33)
Best bowls it quick and Dhawan smashes it past third man for four, no chance of anyone stopping that. Best putting a lot of effort into it, Dhawan comes on his front foot, but has to leave it. After 16 overs India are
Over 15 Ind 65/0 (Sharma 28, Dhawan 29)
Bravo to continue. Rohit hits it on the up for a one bounce four, good shot, was not afraid to hit it in the air. Then he gets a single to bring Dhawan on strike. After 15, India are 65 for no loss, going at a rate of 4.33 runs per over.
Over 14 Ind 58/0 (Sharma 24, Dhawan 27)
Dhawan runs it off his outside edge for a single to third man. Just a couple of runs from the over.
Over 13 Ind 55/0 (Sharma 23, Dhawan 26)
Dwayne Bravo, the captain, comes on to bowl. A short ball and nicely pulled on to the leg side by Sharma for a couple. A big wide outside the off stump from Bravo, Dhawan swings at it and misses. Dhawan pinches another single, this was very close as his bat got stuck. A single from the last ball, makes it 56 for no loss after 13 overs.
Over 12 Ind 50/0 (Sharma 19, Dhawan 25)
Dhawan pads it past the keeper for four, it was way down leg, no chance for the keeper. Another ball down the leg side, this time called a wide. A strange shot by Dhawan, a flick on the leg side for a couple of runs. Another wide, this time for height, the bowler is not happy. After 12 overs India are 50 for no loss.
Over 11 Ind 41/0 (Sharma 18, Dhawan 23)
Sammy continues, so bowling change only at one end. Pollard stopping some runs at point again, very useful fielding from him. Just three runs from that over, another good one for West Indies.
Over 10 Ind 39/0 (Sharma 17, Dhawan 22)
Tino Best introduced into the attack to bowl the last over of the powerplay. Indians pinch a quick single from the first ball. Rohit hits it through point, but the ball does not go beyond Pollard who makes a useful stop. Just a single from the over, India are 39 for no loss after the first ten overs.
Over 9 Ind 38/0 (Sharma 17, Dhawan 21)
Sharma carves this through the off side for four. It was a good over so far with four dots, but Sharma again gets that crucial boundary. Just the four from the over.
Over 8 Ind 34/0 (Sharma 13, Dhawan 21)
Dhawan gets through the off side and gets a boundary, even Pollard does not manage to stop it. This is a better shot from Dhawan, solid balance and good boundary. He follows it up with a couple on the leg side. After 8, India are 34 for no loss.
Over 7 Ind 24/0 (Sharma 13, Dhawan 11)
Dhawan tries to power this one through the off side but it is wide outside the off, stifled appeals but there was no edge. Dhawan almost looked like he was irritated there, he wants to get on with it. Dhawan dances down the pitch hits it hard and only gets a single for his efforts.
Over 6 Ind 22/0 (Sharma 12, Dhawan 10)
It seems to be a pitch for medium pace bowlers rather than the genuinely quick and West Indies have a lot of medium pacers. Another good over, this time from Roach.
Over 5 Ind 22/0 (Sharma 12, Dhawan 10)
Sharma plays this effortlessly through the off side for four, after a few dots Sharma releases the pressure with a good cover drive. Just the boundary from the over.
Over 4 Ind 18/0 (Sharma 8, Dhawan 10)
Roach gives a short ball and Sharma stands up and pulls it for four, good shot releases the pressure. Then Sharma pushes the ball into the leg side for a single, giving the strike to the left-handed Dhawan. Top shot from Dhawan, just pushed down the ground with a strong bottom hand and it beats mid off to find the boundary. This time Dhawan plays it on the up through the point region for another boundary. Good over for India.
Over 3 Ind 5/0 (Sharma 3, Dhawan 2)
Sammy to bowl his second. Dhawan and Sharma not taking any risks, playing watchfully. A maiden from Sammy, good bowling from both ends.
Over 2 Ind 5/0 (Sharma 3, Dhawan 2)
Kemar Roach start with a superb length. A couple of singles, Roach giving nothing away. Winning this game will ensure a place in the final for West Indies. Two over, Five without loss.
Over 1 Ind 3/0 (Sharma 2, Dhawan 1)
Dhawan and Sharma to start for India and Darren Sammy with the ball for the West Indies. A couple of singles, then a couple of dots and the a single from the outside edge of Sharma.
West Indies have won the toss and have elected to bowl first. Dwayne Bravo comes back into the side for Devon Smith for the West Indies and for India Bhuvneshwar Kumar comes in to replace Shami Ahmed. India will bat first in what is a must win game for them.
Hello and welcome to the tri-series match between the West Indies and India. The action has moved from Jamaica to Trinidad, and India are looking to salvage their battered pride after losing their first two games. Follow the action with us from 13:30 GMT onwards.
- 5th Jul 2013
- West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl.
- Queen's Park Oval
- N J Nigel, P J Peter
- TV Umpire
- N Nigel
- Match Referee
- J J Jeffrey
- Reserve Umpire
- J S Joel
w indies BATTING CARD
|C.H. Gayle||c Karthik b Kumar||10|
|J. Charles||c Raina b Sharma||45|
|D.M. Bravo||c Ashwin b Kumar||1|
|M.N. Samuels||c Karthik b Sharma||6|
|K.A. Pollard||c Ashwin b Kumar||0|
|D.J. Bravo||lbw Yadav||14|
|D. Ramdin||c Kumar b Yadav||9|
|D.J.G. Sammy||lbw Yadav||12|
|K.A.J. Roach||b Jadeja||34|
|S.P. Narine||c Sharma b Jadeja||21|
|Extras||8w, 1b, 1||19|
|Total||All Out, 34.0 Overs||171|