West Indies A tour of India, 2013/14 / Commentary

West Indies A in India unofficial ODI Series - 1st unofficial ODI

India A v West Indies A

India A won by 77 runs

Robin and Chand to start the proceedings. Cummins with the new ball.

Toss - News from the center is that West Indies A have won the toss and will bowl first.

10:20 am: News from the middle is that match will start at 11 am and it will be a 42 overs per side match. Toss and team updates in a while from now.

Abhishek Verma: "Really hope that Yuvraj performs in this match. Missing his back to back sixes."

09:40 am: Umpires decided to have an another inspection at 10:15 am.

Greetings everyone!! Welcome to ESPN Cricinfo's live coverage for the 1st match between India A v West Indies A here at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.

Yuvraj Singh will be leading India A and K.Powell from West Indies will be leading his side today.

9.02 am: News is that start of play has been delayed due to wet outfield. As per the latest updates there will be an inspection at 9:30 am.

0.1

Cummins to Uthappa, no run, back of a length delivery outside off and left alone, good start

0.2

Cummins to Uthappa, no run, shaped away from the batsman, play and a miss

0.3

Cummins to Uthappa, 1 run, touch short on off stump, rocks back and tapped to third man for a single

0.4

Cummins to Chand, no run, good bounce and carry through to the keeper, left alone

0.5

Cummins to Chand, no run, hint of away movement and shoulder's arm

0.6

Cummins to Chand, no run, good delivery on off stump channel, prodding at that, play and a miss

End of over 1 (1 run) India A 1/0
UBT Chand    0* (3b)      ML Cummins    1-0-1-0
RV Uthappa    1* (3b)     

R.Beaton from the Pavilion end

1.1

Beaton to Uthappa, no run, length delivery and pushed to off side

1.2

Beaton to Uthappa, no run, touch wide and full too outside off, leaves it to the keeper

1.3

Beaton to Uthappa, 1 wide, wider this time and called wide, rightly so

1.3

Beaton to Uthappa, 1 run, length delivery outside off and dabs to third man for a single

1.4

Beaton to Chand, no run, probing line outside off, play and a miss again

1.5

Beaton to Chand, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, nicely nudged to on side

1.6

Beaton to Uthappa, FOUR, edged and lucky, length delivery on off stump, tried to defend from the crease but gets a thick outside edge past first slip and into the third man fence

End of over 2 (7 runs) India A 8/0
RV Uthappa    6* (7b 1x4)      RR Beaton    1-0-7-0
UBT Chand    1* (5b)      ML Cummins    1-0-1-0

2.1

Cummins to Chand, no run, peach of a delivery on off stump, beats the edge

2.2

Cummins to Chand, no run, back of a length delivery and edged to point region

Two slips and a gully....

2.3

Cummins to Chand, no run, flirting with danger, fuller outside off, away from his body, play and miss

2.4

Cummins to Chand, no run, fuller and driven back, gets his foot on to it

2.5

Cummins to Chand, OUT, gone!! reward for some tight bowling. Length delivery outside off, stayed in the crease and tried to slash it, no footwork whatsoever and nicks one back to the keeper. Early exit for Chand

UBT Chand c †Thomas b Cummins 1 (12m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 10.00

Mandeep comes on to bat

2.6

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, no run, good delivery and well left too

End of over 3 (wicket maiden) India A 8/1
Mandeep Singh    0* (1b)      ML Cummins    2-1-1-1
RV Uthappa    6* (7b 1x4)      RR Beaton    1-0-7-0

3.1

Beaton to Uthappa, no run, pitched on off and seamed away, play and a miss

3.2

Beaton to Uthappa, 1 wide, wavered delivery outside off

3.2

Beaton to Uthappa, no run, good come back delivery on off stump, left alone

3.3

Beaton to Uthappa, no run, real teaser on off stump, bowled a fuller delivery, induces the drive and beats the edge

3.4

Beaton to Uthappa, 1 run, full and wide, handsome square drive but Miller dives to his right and makes a good stop

3.5

Beaton to Mandeep Singh, no run, angled in and fends to off side

3.6

Beaton to Mandeep Singh, no run, on off stump and left alone

End of over 4 (2 runs) India A 10/1
Mandeep Singh    0* (3b)      RR Beaton    2-0-9-0
RV Uthappa    7* (11b 1x4)      ML Cummins    2-1-1-1

4.1

Cummins to Uthappa, no run, back of a length delivery on off stump, goes back and taps down

4.2

Cummins to Uthappa, 1 run, touch fuller on off stump, shuffled across and pushed to mid on region for a quick single

4.3

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, no run, rash shot, length delivery outside off and slashed hard, play and a miss

4.4

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, 3 runs, good pick up shot, back of a length delivery on middle and off, stayed on the back foot and punched to deep mid wicket

4.5

Cummins to Uthappa, 1 run, edged again, touch wide on off and slashed hard, edged past the diving second slip

4.6

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, no run, left alone

End of over 5 (5 runs) India A 15/1
Mandeep Singh    3* (6b)      ML Cummins    3-1-6-1
RV Uthappa    9* (14b 1x4)      RR Beaton    2-0-9-0

5.1

Beaton to Uthappa, no run, solid defence

5.2

Beaton to Uthappa, no run, touch short, no real pace on that and under cuts to off side

5.3

Beaton to Uthappa, 3 runs, on the pads and nicely tucked away to midwicket region, good running as well

5.4

Beaton to Mandeep Singh, FOUR, length delivery on off stump, sliced or cut? goes over point and into the fence, quite innovative

5.5

Beaton to Mandeep Singh, no run, fuller and left alone

5.6

Beaton to Mandeep Singh, no run, angled in from outside off and defended to covers

End of over 6 (7 runs) India A 22/1
Mandeep Singh    7* (9b 1x4)      RR Beaton    3-0-16-0
RV Uthappa    12* (17b 1x4)      ML Cummins    3-1-6-1

6.1

Cummins to Uthappa, 1 leg bye, shuffled across and got high on his thigh

6.2

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, no run, play and a miss, good channel on off stump and beats the edge

6.3

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, no run, angled in and tried to pull from outside off but gets a thick inside edge onto his pad

6.4

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, no run, short and wide, in-fact too wide, tried to slash it undercuts to off side

6.5

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, no run, altered his length and bowled touch closer to the batsman, left alone

6.6

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, FOUR, shot!! short and wide, got the treatment it deserved, cuts past point and third man had no chance to cut that off

End of over 7 (5 runs) India A 27/1
Mandeep Singh    11* (14b 2x4)      ML Cummins    4-1-10-1
RV Uthappa    12* (18b 1x4)      RR Beaton    3-0-16-0

7.1

Russell to Uthappa, no run, length delivery and punched to off

7.2

Russell to Uthappa, no run, touch slower on off stump, goes back and pushed to cover

7.3

Russell to Uthappa, FOUR, take that!! immaculate shot, wide on off stump, goes back and clobbered through covers

7.4

Russell to Uthappa, no run, leaves it to the keeper

7.5

Russell to Uthappa, no run, length delivery and punched to short cover

7.6

Russell to Uthappa, no run, good length delivery on off stump, kept low too, died on the turf and on the bounce to the keeper

End of over 8 (4 runs) India A 31/1
RV Uthappa    16* (24b 2x4)      AD Russell    1-0-4-0
Mandeep Singh    11* (14b 2x4)      ML Cummins    4-1-10-1

8.1

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, 1 leg bye, straying down the leg and kissed his pad on its way

8.2

Cummins to Uthappa, 1 wide, short and wide on off stump, left alone and called wide

8.2

Cummins to Uthappa, 1 run, touch wide on outside off and dabs to third man for a single

8.3

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, FOUR, lucky! length delivery on off stump, too close to play the cut and gets a thick inside edge past the keeper and into the fine leg fence

8.4

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, no run, length delivery and left alone

8.5

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, no run, probing line again on off stump channel, left alone

8.6

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, no run, touch wide and shoulder's arm

End of over 9 (7 runs) India A 38/1
Mandeep Singh    15* (19b 3x4)      ML Cummins    5-1-16-1
RV Uthappa    17* (25b 2x4)      AD Russell    1-0-4-0

9.1

Russell to Uthappa, 2 runs, fuller on the pads and easy pickings for Robin, nicely driven to midwicket

9.2

Russell to Uthappa, 1 wide, straying down the leg, erred in his line and called wide

9.2

Russell to Uthappa, 1 run, on the pads again and flicked away for a single

9.3

Russell to Mandeep Singh, no run, fuller and kept low too, fends it from the crease

9.4

Russell to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, bang! length delivery and whacked back, hits Russell on his arm

9.5

Russell to Uthappa, no run, good delivery and defended back to the bowler

9.6

Russell to Uthappa, 1 run, straying down the line and nudged to fine leg for a single and retains the strike

End of over 10 (6 runs) India A 44/1
RV Uthappa    21* (29b 2x4)      AD Russell    2-0-10-0
Mandeep Singh    16* (21b 3x4)      ML Cummins    5-1-16-1

Miller from BEML end

10.1

Miller to Uthappa, no run, down the track and driven to short mid wicket region

10.2

Miller to Uthappa, no run, length delivery and punched to off side

10.3

Miller to Uthappa, no run, loopy delivery on off stump and fends back to the bowler

10.4

Miller to Uthappa, no run, spin!! goes back and pushed back to the bowler

10.5

Miller to Uthappa, 1 run, touch short, goes back and cuts to deep

10.6

Miller to Mandeep Singh, no run, flatter trajectory to finish with and played along the carpet

End of over 11 (1 run) India A 45/1
Mandeep Singh    16* (22b 3x4)      NO Miller    1-0-1-0
RV Uthappa    22* (34b 2x4)      AD Russell    2-0-10-0

11.1

Russell to Uthappa, 1 run, length delivery on off stump, typical shuffle from Robin and nudged to on side

11.2

Russell to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, short and goes for the kill, mistimes the pull shot and just eludes over the mid-on fielder

11.3

Russell to Uthappa, no run, fends it from the crease

11.4

Russell to Uthappa, OUT, falls for the trap!! short delivery on off stump and pulled, finds the lone fielder in the deep. Cummins runs in and takes an important catch, man in form departs.

RV Uthappa c Cummins b Russell 23 (51m 37b 2x4 0x6) SR: 62.16

Yuvi the new man in

11.5

Russell to Yuvraj Singh, 1 wide, short in-fact way too short on leg stump and ducks under, called wie

11.5

Russell to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, length delivery and punched to on side for a single and gets off the mark

11.6

Russell to Mandeep Singh, no run, pacy delivery on off stump and defended to off side

End of over 12 (4 runs) India A 49/2
Mandeep Singh    17* (24b 3x4)      AD Russell    3-0-14-1
Yuvraj Singh    1* (1b)      NO Miller    1-0-1-0

12.1

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, no run, slower through the air and defended

12.2

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, no run, fuller and turned to on side, Yuvraj fancies a single but sent back by Mandeep. Good call by Mandeep

12.3

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, shuffled and tucked to short fine leg

12.4

Miller to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, touch short on off stump, goes back and punched to covers

12.5

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up and defended to off side

12.6

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, on the pads and driven to deep mid wicket fro a shingle

End of over 13 (3 runs) India A 52/2
Yuvraj Singh    3* (6b)      NO Miller    2-0-4-0
Mandeep Singh    18* (25b 3x4)      AD Russell    3-0-14-1

13.1

Russell to Yuvraj Singh, no run, play and a miss, angled away from the leftie and played away from his body

13.2

Russell to Yuvraj Singh, 1 wide, fuller and touch wide on off stump, called wide

13.2

Russell to Yuvraj Singh, no run, good delivery and shoulder's arm. Good carry too

13.3

Russell to Yuvraj Singh, no run, fuller and punched to on side

13.4

Russell to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, back of a length delivery on off stump,got on of the bounce and tapped to on side for a single

13.5

Russell to Mandeep Singh, no run, loose shot outside off, play and a miss

13.6

Russell to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, short, swiveled and pulled to fine leg

Good tight bowling from the West Indies bowlers, boundaries have dried up and singles are hard to come by.

End of over 14 (3 runs) India A 55/2
Mandeep Singh    19* (27b 3x4)      AD Russell    4-0-17-1
Yuvraj Singh    4* (10b)      NO Miller    2-0-4-0

14.1

Miller to Mandeep Singh, no run, tried to paddle it and awkwardly defended

14.2

Miller to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, fuller on middle and leg, makes room and punched to long on

14.3

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, no run, fends it from the crease

14.4

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up and defended to off side

14.5

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, no run, spins in and turned to onside

14.6

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, no run, loopy delivery on off stump and defended to covers

End of over 15 (1 run) India A 56/2
Yuvraj Singh    4* (14b)      NO Miller    3-0-5-0
Mandeep Singh    20* (29b 3x4)      AD Russell    4-0-17-1

A.Nurse from the Pavilion end

15.1

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, no run, short and pulled fiercely, dropped at short mid wicket. Oh it was traveling in knots

15.2

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, fuller and driven to long on for a single

15.3

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, tossed up and unleashed a glorious drive through covers for a couple

15.4

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, quicker delivery on middle and leg, nudged to on side

15.5

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, no run, straighter delivery and played back to the bowler

15.6

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, no run, down the track and followed him with a fuller one, digs it out

End of over 16 (4 runs) India A 60/2
Mandeep Singh    21* (33b 3x4)      AR Nurse    1-0-4-0
Yuvraj Singh    7* (16b)      NO Miller    3-0-5-0

16.1

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, tossed up, down the track and played to on side

16.2

Miller to Mandeep Singh, FOUR, quicker delivery and beats everyone! makes room and gets a thin inside edge past keeper and into fine leg fence

16.3

Miller to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, played down the ground for a singe

16.4

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, no run, solid front foot defence

16.5

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, quicker delivery and nudged to on side

16.6

Miller to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, tossed up and edged to on side, Yuvraj calls for the risky run and makes it quite easily

End of over 17 (8 runs) India A 68/2
Mandeep Singh    27* (36b 4x4)      NO Miller    4-0-13-0
Yuvraj Singh    9* (19b)      AR Nurse    1-0-4-0

17.1

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, no run, spins in and dabs to off side

17.2

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, 2 runs, short on off and cuts to off side, Fletcher runs and puts in a good dive

17.3

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, no run, tossed up and defended to on side

17.4

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, no run, spins in from outside off and pushed to short midwicket

17.5

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, 2 runs, short on off stump, ample time for Mandeep, rocks back and pulled to deep midwicket

17.6

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, 3 runs, short and cut away, beats short third man and just flicked back inside the rope

End of over 18 (7 runs) India A 75/2
Mandeep Singh    34* (42b 4x4)      AR Nurse    2-0-11-0
Yuvraj Singh    9* (19b)      NO Miller    4-0-13-0

18.1

Miller to Mandeep Singh, no run, hopping down the turn and defended

18.2

Miller to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, on middle and leg and nudged to on side, oh some over throws leaks an extra run, needless throw

18.3

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, angled away and opened the face of the blade and runs it past short third man

18.4

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, no run, quicker delivery and defended to short mid wicket

18.5

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, short and a miscued pull to deep mid wicket

18.6

Miller to Mandeep Singh, no run, tossed up and defended to on side

End of over 19 (4 runs) India A 79/2
Mandeep Singh    35* (45b 4x4)      NO Miller    5-0-17-0
Yuvraj Singh    12* (22b)      AR Nurse    2-0-11-0

19.1

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, no run, solid front foot defence

19.2

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, tossed up on off stump, defended to off and scampered for a quick single

19.3

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, no run, quicker delivery and played back to the bowler

19.4

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, no run, ambitious appeal for caught behind and turned down, rightly so

19.5

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, 2 runs, tossed up and nudged to on side for a couple, good running

19.6

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, no run, straying down the line and worked to short fine leg

End of over 20 (3 runs) India A 82/2
Mandeep Singh    37* (49b 4x4)      AR Nurse    3-0-14-0
Yuvraj Singh    13* (24b)      NO Miller    5-0-17-0

20.1

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, no run, angled away and punched back to the bowler

20.2

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up and defended to on side

20.3

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, tossed up and turned to on side for a single

20.4

Miller to Mandeep Singh, no run, short, rocks back and cuts to point

20.5

Miller to Mandeep Singh, FOUR, beautifully played over cover, short again on off stump, ample time, rocks back and smothered over covers, one bounce and over the ropes

20.6

Miller to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, played to on side for a single

End of over 21 (6 runs) India A 88/2
Mandeep Singh    42* (52b 5x4)      NO Miller    6-0-23-0
Yuvraj Singh    14* (27b)      AR Nurse    3-0-14-0

21.1

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, SIX, swatted!! fuller outside off, on one knee, on the raise and slogged it over deep mid wicket, Mandeep on the charge

21.2

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, no run, tossed up and nudged to on side

21.3

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, no run, tossed up and defended from the crease

21.4

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, loppy delivery and played along the ground

21.5

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, touch short and a miscued pull to deep

21.6

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, tossed up and played to long on for a single. 50 up for Mandeep, well played

End of over 22 (9 runs) India A 97/2
Mandeep Singh    50* (57b 5x4 1x6)      AR Nurse    4-0-23-0
Yuvraj Singh    15* (28b)      NO Miller    6-0-23-0

22.1

Deonarine to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, tossed up and driven to on side for a single

22.2

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, deft touch to short third man, angled in and nicely played

22.3

Deonarine to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, quicker delivery and punched to long on for a single

22.4

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg, risky paddle to short fine leg

22.5

Deonarine to Mandeep Singh, no run, driven to covers but finds the sweeper

22.6

Deonarine to Mandeep Singh, FOUR, short and pulled away, beats short fine leg and into the fence. Poor delivery and pounced on it

End of over 23 (8 runs) India A 105/2
Mandeep Singh    56* (61b 6x4 1x6)      N Deonarine    1-0-8-0
Yuvraj Singh    17* (30b)      AR Nurse    4-0-23-0

23.1

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, tossed up and driven along the ground for a single

23.2

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, FOUR, gorgeous shot, tossed up on off stump, got to the pitch of the ball and goes over cover again

23.3

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, quicker delivery on the pads and turned to on side for a single

23.4

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, fullish delivery and played along the ground for a single

23.5

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, no run, tossed up and swept to short fine leg

23.6

Nurse to Mandeep Singh, no run, touch quicker on middle and punched back to the bowler

End of over 24 (7 runs) India A 112/2
Mandeep Singh    61* (65b 7x4 1x6)      AR Nurse    5-0-30-0
Yuvraj Singh    19* (32b)      N Deonarine    1-0-8-0

24.1

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up and played back to the bowler

24.2

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, no run, punched to covers

24.3

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, no run, quicker delivery and beats the edge

24.4

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, no run, comes in with the angle and punched back to the bowler

24.5

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, fuller outside off and nicely driven to covers, accurate line

24.6

Deonarine to Mandeep Singh, no run, tossed up and defended to covers, good over

End of over 25 (1 run) India A 113/2
Mandeep Singh    61* (66b 7x4 1x6)      N Deonarine    2-0-9-0
Yuvraj Singh    20* (37b)      AR Nurse    5-0-30-0

Quickie Beaton comes back to bowl

25.1

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, no run, angled away from Yuvraj , play and a miss

25.2

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, angled away again, nicely placed wide of point and beautifully timed

25.3

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, length delivery and dabs to third man for a single

25.4

Beaton to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, angled in from outside off and guided to third man

25.5

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, back of a length delivery, waits and cuts between point and gully for a single

25.6

Beaton to Mandeep Singh, no run, full and straight, digs it out. Good come back

End of over 26 (7 runs) India A 120/2
Mandeep Singh    62* (68b 7x4 1x6)      RR Beaton    4-0-23-0
Yuvraj Singh    26* (41b 1x4)      N Deonarine    2-0-9-0

26.1

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, no run, nicely tossed up and driven to covers

26.2

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tried to sweep from outside off and gets a thick onside inside onto his pad

26.3

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, tossed up and a handsome drive to long on for a couple, good runing

26.4

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, loopy delivery and punched to cover point area for a single

26.5

Deonarine to Mandeep Singh, no run, flatter trajectory and cuts to point

26.6

Deonarine to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, tossed up and played along the carpet for a single

End of over 27 (4 runs) India A 124/2
Mandeep Singh    63* (70b 7x4 1x6)      N Deonarine    3-0-13-0
Yuvraj Singh    29* (45b 1x4)      RR Beaton    4-0-23-0

27.1

Beaton to Mandeep Singh, no run, pull and a miss, good carry through to the keeper

27.2

Beaton to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, length delivery and whips to on side for a single

27.3

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, no run, shortish delivery on leg stump and ducks under

27.4

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, short and clobbered, oh that made a cracking sound, pulled in front of square and into the fence. Slowly pacing his innings.

27.5

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, no run, angled away and nicely pushed to covers

27.6

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off, waited and guided in between point and gully for a single

End of over 28 (6 runs) India A 130/2
Yuvraj Singh    34* (49b 2x4)      RR Beaton    5-0-29-0
Mandeep Singh    64* (72b 7x4 1x6)      N Deonarine    3-0-13-0

28.1

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, tossed up and a mistime sweep to deep mid wicket

28.2

Deonarine to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, tossed up and curled in, tucked to on side for a single

28.3

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, on his pads and nudged to on side for a single

28.4

Deonarine to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, down the track and lofts to long on, on the bounce to the fielder

28.5

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, tossed up outside off and drives past covers for a couple

28.6

Deonarine to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, angled in and turned to backward square for a single and retains the strike

End of over 29 (7 runs) India A 137/2
Yuvraj Singh    39* (53b 2x4)      N Deonarine    4-0-20-0
Mandeep Singh    66* (74b 7x4 1x6)      RR Beaton    5-0-29-0

Power-Play taken!!

29.1

Cummins to Yuvraj Singh, 1 no ball, starts with a front foot no-ball. length delivery, tried to pull but gets a thick inside edge onto his pad

Free-Hit!!

29.1

Cummins to Yuvraj Singh, 1 wide, full and wide on off stump, called wide and free hit stays

29.1

Cummins to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, that was humongous, back of a length delivery, rocks back and smacked it over long on. Sheer power from Yuvi

29.2

Cummins to Yuvraj Singh, no run, good follow up delivery, short pitch delivery on off stump and ducks under

29.3

Cummins to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, length delivery and a miscued pull to deep midwicket, on the bounce to the fielder

29.4

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, no run, angled in from outside off and awkwardly pulled to short midwicket

29.5

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, no run, saw him coming and dropped it short, ducks down

29.6

Cummins to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, makes room and followed him with a fuller one, played to long on for a single

DjSingh: "Yuvi lookin fit after long time.Runnin bw wickets is really good.Think training with zaheer has really paid!"

Its good counter attack by these two in the middle and its time to up the ante.

End of over 30 (10 runs) India A 147/2
Mandeep Singh    67* (77b 7x4 1x6)      ML Cummins    6-1-26-1
Yuvraj Singh    46* (57b 2x4 1x6)      N Deonarine    4-0-20-0

30.1

Miller to Mandeep Singh, OUT, bowled him! tossed up on middle and leg, drifting in, tried to turn it across the line, missed it altogether and sneaks through. Stumps rattled

Mandeep Singh b Miller 67 (113m 78b 7x4 1x6) SR: 85.89

30.2

Miller to Pathan, 1 run, loopy delivery and driven along the ground

30.3

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, quicker delivery on off stump, defended and edged past the keeper for a couple

30.4

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, fuller delivery and sliced to point

30.5

Miller to Pathan, no run, flighted delivery and fends to off side

30.6

Miller to Pathan, 1 run, flatter trajectory and punched to long off fir a single and retains the strike

End of over 31 (5 runs) India A 152/3
YK Pathan    2* (3b)      NO Miller    7-0-28-1
Yuvraj Singh    49* (59b 2x4 1x6)      ML Cummins    6-1-26-1

31.1

Cummins to Pathan, 1 wide, short on leg stump and called wide

31.1

Cummins to Pathan, no run, on the other side this time, short on off stump

31.2

Cummins to Pathan, 1 run, pacy delivery, angled in and edged to third man

31.3

Cummins to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, length delivery and hammered to midwicket. Well played and 50 up for Yuvraj Singh

31.4

Cummins to Pathan, FOUR, poor delivery, mid-on and midwicket in the circle, opts to bowl a length delivery and clobbered it over mid-on and into the fence

31.5

Cummins to Pathan, 1 run, altered his length and bowled a fullish delivery, driven to long on

31.6

Cummins to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full and wide, sliced to third man

End of over 32 (9 runs) India A 161/3
Yuvraj Singh    51* (61b 2x4 1x6)      ML Cummins    7-1-35-1
YK Pathan    8* (7b 1x4)      NO Miller    7-0-28-1

32.1

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, swept and swept hard! tossed up and nicely swept over square leg

32.2

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, tossed up and driven to long on for a single

32.3

Miller to Pathan, 1 run, nice and full, played along the ground

32.4

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, gentle low full toss and nudged to on side

32.5

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full and straight, speared it in and eased away for a single

32.6

Miller to Pathan, no run, tossed up and driven to covers

End of over 33 (11 runs) India A 172/3
YK Pathan    9* (9b 1x4)      NO Miller    8-0-39-1
Yuvraj Singh    61* (65b 2x4 2x6)      ML Cummins    7-1-35-1

33.1

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, no run, pushed to off side

33.2

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, fuller and goes over cover, leans back on the drive and unleashed a glorious shot

33.3

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, played to off side

33.4

Beaton to Pathan, 2 runs, fuller and a miscued slog, lands safely

33.5

Beaton to Pathan, 1 run, on the pads and worked to on side

33.6

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, awkward bounce and nicely adjusted, pulled to on side

End of over 34 (9 runs) India A 181/3
Yuvraj Singh    67* (69b 3x4 2x6)      RR Beaton    6-0-38-0
YK Pathan    12* (11b 1x4)      NO Miller    8-0-39-1

34.1

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, no run, quicker delivery and defended

34.2

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, up, up, up and gone, length delivery and pulled handsomely, goes over midwicket

34.3

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, tossed up and decides to hit it straight, one bounce and over the sight screen

34.4

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, juicy full toss, bread on butter!, and smothered it wide long on fence. Big hit

34.5

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, flat and hard! length delivery again, picks the length early and pulled to long on. Poor length by Miller in the business end of an innings.

34.6

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full and straight, digs it out for a single

End of over 35 (23 runs) India A 204/3
Yuvraj Singh    90* (75b 4x4 5x6)      NO Miller    9-0-62-1
YK Pathan    12* (11b 1x4)      RR Beaton    6-0-38-0

35.1

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, full and wide, slashed over point and into the fence. Dealing in boundaries and looking dangerous

35.2

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, slower bouncer and nicely rolled his wrists

35.3

Beaton to Pathan, 1 run, slower delivery and dabs to third man for a single. Sensible batting from Pathan

35.4

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full and straight, angled in and punched to long on for a single

35.5

Beaton to Pathan, 1 run, slower again and well played too to long on

35.6

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, predicted slower delivery again and a miscued pull, eludes over short mid wicket

End of over 36 (10 runs) India A 214/3
Yuvraj Singh    98* (79b 5x4 5x6)      RR Beaton    7-0-48-0
YK Pathan    14* (13b 1x4)      NO Miller    9-0-62-1

Sugam Jajodia: "Its raining here in bangalore from past 15 days. It didnt stop here , now its raining sixes in banglaore. We are so used to of it. Thanks Yuvi.."

36.1

Nurse to Pathan, SIX, huge one, tossed up, teasing line and smocked it over long on

36.2

Nurse to Pathan, FOUR, down the wrong line, fine leg and square leg in the circle, on the pads and whips it in between them

36.3

Nurse to Pathan, FOUR, poor line again, on the pads and whacked to fine leg

36.4

Nurse to Pathan, SIX, around the stumps, tossed up on the pads, missed his mark and Pathan greets him with a huge one over midwicket

36.5

Nurse to Pathan, no run, quicker delivery and nudged to on side

36.6

Nurse to Pathan, 1 wide, wide down the leg

36.6

Nurse to Pathan, 1 wide, speared it in but down the wrong line

36.6

Nurse to Pathan, SIX, massive, in the whacking zone and Pathan seized on it and boinged the ball over the rope

End of over 37 (28 runs) India A 242/3
YK Pathan    40* (19b 3x4 3x6)      AR Nurse    6-0-58-0
Yuvraj Singh    98* (79b 5x4 5x6)      RR Beaton    7-0-48-0

37.1

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, take a bow!! fuller delivery on off stump and launched it over the sight screen

37.2

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full and straight, digs it out

Abhinav Massey: "Yuvraj and Yusuf on fire at the moment. Making a mockery out of the WI A bowling attack..."

37.3

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, slower delivery on the pads and nicely paddled past short fine leg

37.4

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, four more, makes room and clobbered to midwicket

37.5

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, that's a real beauty of a shot, almost a yorker, full, outside off, off the backfoot, punched over the bowler's head

37.6

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, short of a length, straying down leg, poor line, good amount of bounce tough, Yuvi just helped it away to the boundary towards deep leg fence

End of over 38 (24 runs) India A 266/3
Yuvraj Singh    122* (85b 8x4 7x6)      RR Beaton    8-0-72-0
YK Pathan    40* (19b 3x4 3x6)      AR Nurse    6-0-58-0

38.1

Cummins to Pathan, 1 run, good length delivery, outside off, drives through cover

38.2

Cummins to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, short of a length, pitching on leg, moving away from him, pulls that from outside off, bottom part of the bat to mid-on

38.3

Cummins to Pathan, 1 run, good length, outside off, gets under it and drives to extra cover

38.4

Cummins to Yuvraj Singh, no run, back of a length delivery, on middle and leg, gets under the bounce and dabs it down

38.5

Cummins to Yuvraj Singh, 1 leg bye, back of length, straying down leg, off the pads for a leg bye

38.6

Cummins to Pathan, 1 run, back of a length, on middle and off, holds the line, Pathan shuffle across and pulls to deep midwicket region to keep the strike

End of over 39 (5 runs) India A 271/3
YK Pathan    43* (22b 3x4 3x6)      ML Cummins    8-1-39-1
Yuvraj Singh    123* (88b 8x4 7x6)      RR Beaton    8-0-72-0

Nkrumah Bonner into the attack.

39.1

Bonner to Pathan, 1 run, fuller, outside off, punched off the backfoot to long-off

39.2

Bonner to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, full toss and a wicket! , bowled it slower outside off, around the waist height, he could have hit that anywhere he wanted, played away from his body and tried to slogged it over the midwicket fence, mistimed & and skies it to long-on

Yuvraj Singh c Beaton b Bonner 123 (117m 89b 8x4 7x6) SR: 138.20

39.3

Bonner to Pathan, no run, length delivery, down leg, turned to short fine leg

39.4

Bonner to Pathan, 1 wide, length delivery, down leg, called wide

39.4

Bonner to Pathan, FOUR, Dropped! flatter delivery, on middle, shaping away from him and slogged it towards deep midwicket, man comes in running and took it but can't hold it, gave a boundary too

39.5

Bonner to Pathan, 1 run, on middle and leg, nudged to on side for a single

39.6

Bonner to Ojha, 1 run, on middle and leg, turned to short fine leg for a single

End of over 40 (8 runs) India A 279/4
NV Ojha    1* (1b)      NE Bonner    1-0-8-1
YK Pathan    49* (26b 4x4 3x6)      ML Cummins    8-1-39-1

40.1

Cummins to Ojha, 1 wide, straying down the line and called wide

40.1

Cummins to Ojha, no run, length delivery, tried to dab it to third man, play and a miss

40.2

Cummins to Ojha, 1 run, fuller and licked to mid wicket

40.3

Cummins to Pathan, 1 run, 50 up for Pathan, nicely played along the ground

40.4

Cummins to Ojha, (no ball) 1 run, full toss, waist high no-ball and played to third man

40.4

Cummins to Pathan, 1 run, full and straight, digs it out for a single

40.5

Cummins to Ojha, FOUR, erred in his line and bowled fuller outside off, Ojha stayed in the crease and smothered it over cover and into the fence

40.6

Cummins to Ojha, 1 run, nudged to short midwicket for a singe and retains the strike

End of over 41 (11 runs) India A 290/4
NV Ojha    8* (6b 1x4)      ML Cummins    9-1-50-1
YK Pathan    51* (28b 4x4 3x6)      NE Bonner    1-0-8-1

41.1

Bonner to Ojha, 1 run, touch fuller and played along the ground

41.2

Bonner to Pathan, SIX, length delivery, in the whacking zone and Pathan launched over midwicket

41.3

Bonner to Pathan, 1 run, tossed up and nicely played to covers

41.4

Bonner to Ojha, 1 run, fuller and driven to midwicket

srikanth: "well done yuvi...good come back.. now the hero returns to India XI too..."

41.5

Bonner to Pathan, 1 wide, spins away and called wide

41.5

Bonner to Pathan, SIX, where has that gone? into the metro construction area.? Tossed up and hoicked it straight. This is good batting in the business end of an innings.

41.6

Bonner to Pathan, SIX, length delivery, poor length, rocks back and smoked it over long on

Do catch us when the chase begins!!

End of over 42 (22 runs) India A 312/4
YK Pathan    70* (32b 4x4 6x6)      NE Bonner    2-0-30-1
NV Ojha    10* (8b 1x4)      ML Cummins    9-1-50-1
Series Results
India A v W. Indies A at Bangalore - Sep 19, 2013
W. Indies A won by 45 runs
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Sep 15, 2013

Narsingh Deonarine was caught on the leg side, India A v West Indies A, 1st unofficial ODI, Bangalore, September 15, 2013

Narsingh Deonarine was caught on the leg side

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Sep 15, 2013

Narsingh Deonarine slogs over midwicket, India A v West Indies A, 1st unofficial ODI, Bangalore, September 15, 2013

Narsingh Deonarine slogs over midwicket

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