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

West Indies A in India unofficial ODI Series - 3rd unofficial ODI

India A v West Indies A

West Indies A won by 45 runs

Two slips to start with. Another gloomy day and have been lights turned on.

Toss - India A won the toss and elected to field.

0.1

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, no run, length delivery and pushed to point

0.2

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, no run, good length on off stump and left alone

0.3

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, no run, back of a length delivery outside off, shuffled and fends to off

0.4

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, no run, shaped away and left alone

0.5

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, no run, back of a length delivery and defended from the crease

0.6

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, no run, good line again, starts of with maiden, left alone

End of over 1 (maiden) West Indies A 0/0
ADS Fletcher    0* (6b)      R Vinay Kumar    1-1-0-0
KOA Powell    0* (0b)     

1.1

Unadkat to Powell, no run, angled in and punched to off

1.2

Unadkat to Powell, no run, touch short on off stump, stood tall and punched to covers

1.3

Unadkat to Powell, 1 run, width offered outside off and slashed past point

1.4

Unadkat to Fletcher, no run, good delivery on off stump and defended of the front foot

1.5

Unadkat to Fletcher, 1 leg bye, straying down down the line and struck high on his thigh

1.6

Unadkat to Powell, no run, length delivery on off stump, good channel and fends to off side

End of over 2 (2 runs) West Indies A 2/0
KOA Powell    1* (4b)      JD Unadkat    1-0-1-0
ADS Fletcher    0* (8b)      R Vinay Kumar    1-1-0-0

2.1

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, 1 wide, slower bouncer on leg stump and ducks under, called wide

2.1

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, 4 leg byes, erred in his line, poor delivery down the leg and brushed his pad on its way

2.2

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, no run, altered his length and bowled touch fuller, defended to mid-on region

2.3

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, no run, well fielded. short and wide, Fletcher pounced on it and slashed hard. Point fielder dives to his right and makes a good stop

2.4

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, 1 run, full and straight, on middle and leg, digs it out for a single

2.5

Vinay Kumar to Powell, no run, great delivery, pitched on middle and straightened, foxed his defence and struck on his pad, certainly going above the stumps

2.6

Vinay Kumar to Powell, 2 runs, top edge and safe, touch fuller on pads, tried to work it away fine but got a healthy top edge and falls in no mans land

End of over 3 (8 runs) West Indies A 10/0
KOA Powell    3* (6b)      R Vinay Kumar    2-1-4-0
ADS Fletcher    1* (12b)      JD Unadkat    1-0-1-0

3.1

Unadkat to Fletcher, 1 run, length delivery on middle and off, fends to on and scampers for a quick single

3.2

Unadkat to Powell, no run, shaped away, hint of side way movement after hitting the deck, play and a miss

3.3

Unadkat to Powell, no run, shaped in this time and pushed to mid-on

3.4

Unadkat to Powell, FOUR, top shot!, length delivery outside off, standing tall and maneuvering through covers

3.5

Unadkat to Powell, 1 run, fends to off with gentle hands and scampers for a quick risky single

3.6

Unadkat to Fletcher, no run, slower delivery on middle and off, angled away and beats the edge

End of over 4 (6 runs) West Indies A 16/0
ADS Fletcher    2* (14b)      JD Unadkat    2-0-7-0
KOA Powell    8* (10b 1x4)      R Vinay Kumar    2-1-4-0

4.1

Vinay Kumar to Powell, 1 run, top edge and safe again, back of a length delivery on middle and leg, tried to pull but got a top edge again, flies to third man region. Powell looking edgey

4.2

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, no run, touch fuller and fends from the crease

4.3

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, no run, fuller and wide on off stump, crunched to off but finds the sweeper cover

4.4

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, no run, length delivery and defended to off side

4.5

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, no run, outswinger! pitched outside off and shaped away, Fletcher shoulder's arm

4.6

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, no run, beautiful line, length delivery on off, shuffled across but the delivery straightened, deafened back to the bowler

End of over 5 (1 run) West Indies A 17/0
ADS Fletcher    2* (19b)      R Vinay Kumar    3-1-5-0
KOA Powell    9* (11b 1x4)      JD Unadkat    2-0-7-0

5.1

Unadkat to Powell, 2 runs, angled in and gets a thick inside edge to fine leg

5.2

Unadkat to Powell, no run, shaped in way too much and hits him high on his thigh

5.3

Unadkat to Powell, FOUR, poor delivery, fuller on the pads and hoicked over short mud wicket

5.4

Unadkat to Powell, FOUR, hopping down the track and whacked it over covers, good counter attack by Powell

5.5

Unadkat to Powell, 1 run, short delivery on middle and off, stayed deep in the crease and a miscued pull eludes mid-on

5.6

Unadkat to Fletcher, 1 run, fends to off and steals a quick single

End of over 6 (12 runs) West Indies A 29/0
ADS Fletcher    3* (20b)      JD Unadkat    3-0-19-0
KOA Powell    20* (16b 3x4)      R Vinay Kumar    3-1-5-0

Sid Kaul the new bowler

6.1

Kaul to Fletcher, no run, goo delivery to start with, pitched on off and left alone

6.2

Kaul to Fletcher, FOUR, fuller outside off and touch wide too, sliced over point and into the fence

6.3

Kaul to Fletcher, no run, back of a length delivery, shaped in a bit and leaves to the keeper

6.4

Kaul to Fletcher, FOUR, whack!, over-pitched delivery outside off and smacked straight past the bowler

6.5

Kaul to Fletcher, 1 run, on the pads and nudged to on side for a single

6.6

Kaul to Powell, 1 run, length delivery on middle and off, down the track and got high on his bat, mistimed shot to mid-off

End of over 7 (10 runs) West Indies A 39/0
KOA Powell    21* (17b 3x4)      S Kaul    1-0-10-0
ADS Fletcher    12* (25b 2x4)      JD Unadkat    3-0-19-0

7.1

Vinay Kumar to Powell, 2 runs, falls safe again, comes in with the angle, on the pads and whipped of his boots, over mid-on for a couple

7.2

Vinay Kumar to Powell, 1 run, altered his length and pulled it back, turned to on side for a single

7.3

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, 1 run, good length delivery on middle and off, shuffled across and worked to on side

7.4

Vinay Kumar to Powell, no run, good length again, stump to stump and fends to on side

7.5

Vinay Kumar to Powell, 1 run, back of a length delivery on off stump and dabs to third man for a single

7.6

Vinay Kumar to Fletcher, no run, teasing line on off stump channel, shuffled and defended to on side

End of over 8 (5 runs) West Indies A 44/0
ADS Fletcher    13* (27b 2x4)      R Vinay Kumar    4-1-10-0
KOA Powell    25* (21b 3x4)      S Kaul    1-0-10-0

8.1

Kaul to Powell, no run, walks down the track and smashes back to the bowler

8.2

Kaul to Powell, SIX, cheeky and innovative, touch fuller on off stump, goes down on one knee and scooped over short fine leg, goes over the rope

8.3

Kaul to Powell, 1 run, from around the stump, angled in and nudged to on side

8.4

Kaul to Fletcher, no run, length delivery on off and fends to on side

Yuvraj is not happy with the shape of the ball

8.5

Kaul to Fletcher, 1 wide, straying down the line and called wide

8.5

Kaul to Fletcher, 1 run, length delivery on off stump, guides to third man for a single

8.6

Kaul to Powell, no run, good length delivery on off stump and defended to off side

End of over 9 (9 runs) West Indies A 53/0
KOA Powell    32* (25b 3x4 1x6)      S Kaul    2-0-19-0
ADS Fletcher    14* (29b 2x4)      R Vinay Kumar    4-1-10-0

Nadeem comes on to bowl...

9.1

Nadeem to Fletcher, no run, spin straight away, fends to point

9.2

Nadeem to Fletcher, no run, tossed up on off stump, goes back and nudged to on side

9.3

Nadeem to Fletcher, no run, comes in with the arm and awkwardly cuts to point

9.4

Nadeem to Fletcher, no run, tossed up outside off and a solid push to off side

9.5

Nadeem to Fletcher, 1 run, slower through the air on middle and off, shuffled across and turned to on side

9.6

Nadeem to Powell, no run, spins in a long on way, tried to cut from the stumps but was undone by the spin. Edged to first slip

End of over 10 (1 run) West Indies A 54/0
KOA Powell    32* (26b 3x4 1x6)      S Nadeem    1-0-1-0
ADS Fletcher    15* (34b 2x4)      S Kaul    2-0-19-0

10.1

Pathan to Fletcher, 1 run, length delivery on off and worked to on side for a single

10.2

Pathan to Powell, 1 run, short and wide outside off, slammed to covers for a single

10.3

Pathan to Fletcher, 1 run, on the pads and played to short fine leg, dangerously shuffling

10.4

Pathan to Powell, FOUR, short and cut away, deft! beats short third man and into the fence

10.5

Pathan to Powell, no run, tossed up and fends to covers

10.6

Pathan to Powell, 1 run, short on middle and leg, pulled to deep midwicket, Jadhav slides and makes a handy stop

End of over 11 (8 runs) West Indies A 62/0
KOA Powell    38* (30b 4x4 1x6)      YK Pathan    1-0-8-0
ADS Fletcher    17* (36b 2x4)      S Nadeem    1-0-1-0

11.1

Nadeem to Powell, 1 run, on the pads and played to fine leg

11.2

Nadeem to Fletcher, 1 run, tossed up outside off and placed past point for a single

11.3

Nadeem to Powell, 1 run, turns in from outside off and punched to long on

11.4

Nadeem to Fletcher, no run, fuller outside off and dries to mid-off

11.5

Nadeem to Fletcher, no run, fuller and nudged to mid-on

11.6

Nadeem to Fletcher, 1 run, angled in from outside off, nudged to on side for a single and retains the strike

End of over 12 (4 runs) West Indies A 66/0
ADS Fletcher    19* (40b 2x4)      S Nadeem    2-0-5-0
KOA Powell    40* (32b 4x4 1x6)      YK Pathan    1-0-8-0

12.1

Pathan to Fletcher, no run, tossed up on the pads and fends to on side

12.2

Pathan to Fletcher, no run, quicker delivery and played back to the bowler

12.3

Pathan to Fletcher, no run, on the pads and nudged to short mid wicket

12.4

Pathan to Fletcher, no run, on middle and leg, flicks upishly to on side

12.5

Pathan to Fletcher, SIX, smothered! tossed up on middle and off, goes down on one knee and hoicked it over midwicket

12.6

Pathan to Fletcher, 1 run, touch short and worked away for a single towards on side

End of over 13 (7 runs) West Indies A 73/0
ADS Fletcher    26* (46b 2x4 1x6)      YK Pathan    2-0-15-0
KOA Powell    40* (32b 4x4 1x6)      S Nadeem    2-0-5-0

13.1

Nadeem to Fletcher, 1 run, tossed up and played along the carpet for a single

13.2

Nadeem to Powell, OUT, gone!! sharp catch, length delivery on off stump, tried to cut but edged to first slip. Reward for some tight bowling

KOA Powell c Uthappa b Nadeem 40 (59m 33b 4x4 1x6) SR: 121.21

13.3

Nadeem to Edwards, no run, loppy delivery outside off and pushed to point

13.4

Nadeem to Edwards, no run, angled in and fends to off side

13.5

Nadeem to Edwards, no run, flighted delivery on off stump, walks across and defends to on side

13.6

Nadeem to Edwards, no run, good delivery again on off stump and edged to off side

End of over 14 (1 run) West Indies A 74/1
KA Edwards    0* (4b)      S Nadeem    3-0-6-1
ADS Fletcher    27* (47b 2x4 1x6)      YK Pathan    2-0-15-0

Yuvraj into the attack

14.1

Yuvraj Singh to Fletcher, 1 run, touch short on middle and odd, rocks back and pulls to on side

14.2

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, no run, short again and pulled to short mid wicket

14.3

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, no run, flatter trajectory on off stump and played back to the bowler

14.4

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, FOUR, nicely cut away, touch short on off stump, leans back and cuts past point

14.5

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, no run, tossed on off stump and pushed to off side

14.6

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, no run, tossed up and driven back to the bowler

End of over 15 (5 runs) West Indies A 79/1
KA Edwards    4* (9b 1x4)      Yuvraj Singh    1-0-5-0
ADS Fletcher    28* (48b 2x4 1x6)      S Nadeem    3-0-6-1

15.1

Nadeem to Fletcher, no run, peach of a delivery, pitched on middle and spins, beats the edge

15.2

Nadeem to Fletcher, no run, tossed up and knocks to off side

15.3

Nadeem to Fletcher, no run, on the pads and struck on his front pad

15.4

Nadeem to Fletcher, OUT, arm delivery on off stump, quicker delivery too, angled in, missed his defence and struck his front pad. Loud cry for leg before wicket and he's gone

ADS Fletcher lbw b Nadeem 28 (67m 52b 2x4 1x6) SR: 53.84

Good come back by India A bowlers.

15.5

Nadeem to Carter, no run, tossed up and fends to off side

15.6

Nadeem to Carter, no run, quicker delivery on off stump and punched to off side

End of over 16 (wicket maiden) West Indies A 79/2
JL Carter    0* (2b)      S Nadeem    4-1-6-2
KA Edwards    4* (9b 1x4)      Yuvraj Singh    1-0-5-0

16.1

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, no run, tossed up and pushed to off side

16.2

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, 1 run, length delivery on off stump and crunched past covers

16.3

Yuvraj Singh to Carter, no run, loopy delivery on off stump and fends it

16.4

Yuvraj Singh to Carter, 1 run, touch short and cuts to off side

16.5

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, FOUR, cuts handsomely, beats short third man and into the fence

16.6

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, 1 run, fuller and driven along the ground

End of over 17 (7 runs) West Indies A 86/2
KA Edwards    10* (13b 2x4)      Yuvraj Singh    2-0-12-0
JL Carter    1* (4b)      S Nadeem    4-1-6-2

17.1

Nadeem to Edwards, no run, quicker delivery on middle and leg, turns sharply and edged to off side

17.2

Nadeem to Edwards, no run, tossed up and fends of the front foot

17.3

Nadeem to Edwards, no run, flighted delivery on off stump and pushed to off side

17.4

Nadeem to Edwards, 1 run, on the pads and nudged to on side

17.5

Nadeem to Carter, no run, flighted delivery on off and played to civers

17.6

Nadeem to Carter, 2 runs, fuller outside off and edged past the slip for a couple

End of over 18 (3 runs) West Indies A 89/2
JL Carter    3* (6b)      S Nadeem    5-1-9-2
KA Edwards    11* (17b 2x4)      Yuvraj Singh    2-0-12-0

18.1

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, no run, good channel on off stump, tossed up and pushed to off side

18.2

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, no run, tossed up on middle and off, fends of the front foot

18.3

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, FOUR, down the track, close to the pitch of the ball and tonks it back over the bowlers head

18.4

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, no run, worked to off side

18.5

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, no run, tossed up on off and sliced to point

18.6

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, no run, tossed up and on the pads too, down the track and punched to covers

End of over 19 (4 runs) West Indies A 93/2
KA Edwards    15* (23b 3x4)      Yuvraj Singh    3-0-16-0
JL Carter    3* (6b)      S Nadeem    5-1-9-2

19.1

Nadeem to Carter, no run, tossed up outside off, big stride forward and edged to on side

19.2

Nadeem to Carter, no run, quicker delivery on off stump and pushed to covers

19.3

Nadeem to Carter, no run, flatter trajectory and nudged to on side

19.4

Nadeem to Carter, 1 run, tossed up outside off and pushed to covers

19.5

Nadeem to Edwards, 1 run, tossed up and played along the carpet for a single

19.6

Nadeem to Carter, FOUR, tossed up outside off and trashed through cover region. Shot of the man in form

End of over 20 (6 runs) West Indies A 99/2
JL Carter    8* (11b 1x4)      S Nadeem    6-1-15-2
KA Edwards    16* (24b 3x4)      Yuvraj Singh    3-0-16-0

20.1

Kaul to Edwards, 1 run, length delivery on off stump and dabs past point for a single

20.2

Kaul to Carter, 1 run, length delivery on off stump and whips it of his hips

20.3

Kaul to Edwards, no run, banged in short this time and a miscued pull to short mid wicket

20.4

Kaul to Edwards, no run, back of a length delivery on off stump and punched to covers

20.5

Kaul to Edwards, 1 run, length delivery on off stump, walks across and punched to mid-on for a quick single

20.6

Kaul to Carter, no run, snorter! pitched on off and seamed away, beats the edge

End of over 21 (3 runs) West Indies A 102/2
JL Carter    9* (13b 1x4)      S Kaul    3-0-22-0
KA Edwards    18* (28b 3x4)      S Nadeem    6-1-15-2

21.1

Nadeem to Edwards, 2 runs, angled in and touch quicker too, dabs past short third man for a couple

21.2

Nadeem to Edwards, 1 leg bye, tossed up and tried to sweep from outside off, missed and brushed his pad on its way

21.3

Nadeem to Carter, no run, tossed up and played back to the bowler

21.4

Nadeem to Carter, 1 run, flighted delivery on middle and leg, played along the ground for a single

21.5

Nadeem to Edwards, no run, tossed up and fends to off side

21.6

Nadeem to Edwards, no run, tossed up on off stump and leaves to the keeper

End of over 22 (4 runs) West Indies A 106/2
KA Edwards    20* (32b 3x4)      S Nadeem    7-1-18-2
JL Carter    10* (15b 1x4)      S Kaul    3-0-22-0

22.1

Kaul to Carter, 1 run, good sharp bouncer, at his body and rolled his wrists down for a single

22.2

Kaul to Edwards, 1 run, touch wide and cuts past point for a single

22.3

Kaul to Carter, 1 run, back of a length delivery on leg stump and nudged to fine leg

22.4

Kaul to Edwards, no run, short on off stump and miscued a pull shot to short mid wicket region

22.5

Kaul to Edwards, 1 run, length delivery on middle and off, shuffled and turned to on side

22.6

Kaul to Carter, no run, length delivery on off stump and defends to point

End of over 23 (4 runs) West Indies A 110/2
JL Carter    12* (18b 1x4)      S Kaul    4-0-26-0
KA Edwards    22* (35b 3x4)      S Nadeem    7-1-18-2

23.1

Nadeem to Edwards, no run, tossed up on off stump and played back to the bowler

23.2

Nadeem to Edwards, 1 run, flatter delivery on leg stump, on the back foot and edged past first slip

23.3

Nadeem to Carter, no run, tossed up and turned to on side

23.4

Nadeem to Carter, 1 run, angled in and worked to mid wicket for a single

23.5

Nadeem to Edwards, no run, tossed up and fends to off side

23.6

Nadeem to Edwards, 2 runs, beautifully played, short and quick outside off, leans back and guides past short third man

End of over 24 (4 runs) West Indies A 114/2
KA Edwards    25* (39b 3x4)      S Nadeem    8-1-22-2
JL Carter    13* (20b 1x4)      S Kaul    4-0-26-0

24.1

Kaul to Carter, no run, good bouncer on off, pull and a miss

24.2

Kaul to Carter, 1 run, angled away and punched to point for a single

24.3

Kaul to Edwards, no run, back of a length delivery on off stump and defended to off side

24.4

Kaul to Edwards, no run, back of a length delivery on off stump, shaped in and fends to mid-on

24.5

Kaul to Edwards, no run, short delivery on off stump and drops his writs down

24.6

Kaul to Edwards, 1 run, short delivery on off stump, swivels and pulls to long on for a single and retains the strike

End of over 25 (2 runs) West Indies A 116/2
KA Edwards    26* (43b 3x4)      S Kaul    5-0-28-0
JL Carter    14* (22b 1x4)      S Nadeem    8-1-22-2

Yuvi back into the attack

25.1

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, 1 run, round the wicket, short on off and middle and pulls behind square for a single

25.2

Yuvraj Singh to Carter, SIX, tossed up, round the wicket, on off, gets down on one knee and hoicks it over the midwicket

25.3

Yuvraj Singh to Carter, 1 wide, flatter and quicker, down leg, called wide

25.3

Yuvraj Singh to Carter, no run, flat, outside off, gets the inside half of the bat, around the stump, no harm

25.4

Yuvraj Singh to Carter, no run, length delivery, pitched on middle and that spun away, no clue

25.5

Yuvraj Singh to Carter, no run, length delivery, around off, bends down and tries for a sweep, beaten

25.6

Yuvraj Singh to Carter, 1 run, on middle and leg, nudged behind square for a single

End of over 26 (9 runs) West Indies A 125/2
JL Carter    21* (27b 1x4 1x6)      Yuvraj Singh    4-0-25-0
KA Edwards    27* (44b 3x4)      S Kaul    5-0-28-0

Round the wicket

26.1

Kaul to Carter, no run, good length delivery, pitched outside off, leans forward and defends

26.2

Kaul to Carter, no run, length, around off stump channel, full force drive with a straight bat to mid-off, can't beat the fielder

26.3

Kaul to Carter, 2 runs, short of a length, outside off, gets under the bounce and worked it behind square for a couple

Over the wicket

26.4

Kaul to Carter, 1 run, back of a length, straying on pads, turned around for a single

26.5

Kaul to Edwards, 1 run, fuller, pitched outside off, squeezed it to backward point for an another single

26.6

Kaul to Carter, 1 run, back of a length delivery, pitched on middle and shaping away, gets behind and guides towards backward point, good diving save but can't stop the run

End of over 27 (5 runs) West Indies A 130/2
JL Carter    25* (32b 1x4 1x6)      S Kaul    6-0-33-0
KA Edwards    28* (45b 3x4)      Yuvraj Singh    4-0-25-0

27.1

Yuvraj Singh to Carter, no run, good length, on middle and off, defends off the backfoot

27.2

Yuvraj Singh to Carter, FOUR, touch short outside off, quicker one, guides that to the right of the short third man

27.3

Yuvraj Singh to Carter, 1 run, flatter, on middle and leg, worked it to on side for a single

27.4

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, no run, flatter, on middle and leg, goes back and hit his front pad, going down leg with the angle

27.5

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, FOUR, short delivery, outside off, rocks back and pulls to midwicket

27.6

Yuvraj Singh to Edwards, no run, length delivery, on middle and off, defends

End of over 28 (9 runs) West Indies A 139/2
KA Edwards    32* (48b 4x4)      Yuvraj Singh    5-0-34-0
JL Carter    30* (35b 2x4 1x6)      S Kaul    6-0-33-0

Baba Aparajith into the attack now

28.1

Aparajith to Carter, FOUR, full toss, on middle and leg, bends down and sweeps to fine leg boundary

28.2

Aparajith to Carter, 1 run, again, full toss, down leg, played to deep for a single

28.3

Aparajith to Edwards, 1 run, short of a length, outside off, goes back and punched along the ground to long-on

28.4

Aparajith to Carter, OUT, Unlucky! Aparajith strikes! tossed up delivery, on middle and leg, Carter bends down to sweeps, kept a bit low, off his gloves onto the stumps, lost balance there, was not in a good position to play that shot, slipped there

JL Carter b Aparajith 35 (47m 38b 3x4 1x6) SR: 92.10

28.5

Aparajith to Johnson, SIX, poor delivery, full toss, down leg, bends down and sweeps it over the fence

28.6

Aparajith to Johnson, no run, on middle and leg, off the pads to on side

End of over 29 (12 runs) West Indies A 151/3
LR Johnson    6* (2b 1x6)      B Aparajith    1-0-12-1
KA Edwards    33* (49b 4x4)      Yuvraj Singh    5-0-34-0

Yusuf Pathan into the attack now

29.1

Pathan to Edwards, no run, good length delivery, pitched outside off and spun in

29.2

Pathan to Edwards, no run, on middle and leg, plays to onside

29.3

Pathan to Edwards, 1 run, short delivery, on middle and leg, tucked behind square for a single

29.4

Pathan to Johnson, 1 run, short of a length, rocks back and punched off his backfoot towards cover

29.5

Pathan to Edwards, no run, length delivery, on off, plays back to the bowler

29.6

Pathan to Edwards, no run, flatter delivery, outside off, leans forward and defends to off

End of over 30 (2 runs) West Indies A 153/3
KA Edwards    34* (54b 4x4)      YK Pathan    3-0-17-0
LR Johnson    7* (3b 1x6)      B Aparajith    1-0-12-1

30.1

Aparajith to Johnson, no run, round the wicket, tossed up, defends to off

30.2

Aparajith to Johnson, no run, flatter delivery, around off, leans forward and defends

30.3

Aparajith to Johnson, no run, length delivery, pitched outside off, defends off the front foot

30.4

Aparajith to Johnson, no run, continues to bowl the same, he defends once again

30.5

Aparajith to Johnson, no run, on middle and leg, plays to on side

30.6

Aparajith to Johnson, 1 run, flatter outside off, gets under it and pushed to long-off for a single

End of over 31 (1 run) West Indies A 154/3
LR Johnson    8* (9b 1x6)      B Aparajith    2-0-13-1
KA Edwards    34* (54b 4x4)      YK Pathan    3-0-17-0

31.1

Pathan to Johnson, no run, flat delivery, on middle and off, defends

31.2

Pathan to Johnson, 1 run, tossed up on off, leans forward and plays infront of point for a quick single

31.3

Pathan to Edwards, no run, short of a length, over the wicket this time, rocks back and plays to on side

31.4

Pathan to Edwards, 1 run, tossed up, outside off, drives to off for a single

31.5

Pathan to Johnson, FOUR, short and wide outside off, goes back and tries for a cut, thin outside edge and just above the left of slips, lucky boundary

31.6

Pathan to Johnson, 2 runs, again short and wide, cuts past point for a couple

End of over 32 (8 runs) West Indies A 162/3
LR Johnson    15* (13b 1x4 1x6)      YK Pathan    4-0-25-0
KA Edwards    35* (56b 4x4)      B Aparajith    2-0-13-1

32.1

Aparajith to Edwards, no run, fuller, outside off, defends off the front foot

32.2

Aparajith to Edwards, no run, length delivery, around off, goes back and plays to point

32.3

Aparajith to Edwards, no run, tossed up on middle, steps out and missed the shot

32.4

Aparajith to Edwards, no run, on middle and leg, off the backfoot behind square

32.5

Aparajith to Edwards, 1 run, shorter one this time, on middle and off, goes back and pulls for a single

32.6

Aparajith to Johnson, no run, good length, straying on pads, nudged to square

End of over 33 (1 run) West Indies A 163/3
LR Johnson    15* (14b 1x4 1x6)      B Aparajith    3-0-14-1
KA Edwards    36* (61b 4x4)      YK Pathan    4-0-25-0

33.1

Pathan to Edwards, 1 run, flatter, on middle, turned around towards square for a single

33.2

Pathan to Johnson, 1 run, tossed up, on middle, gets forward and defends for a quick single, chance of a run out, fielder can't hold the ball running forward

33.3

Pathan to Edwards, FOUR, length delivery, down leg, paddle sweeps for a boundary

33.4

Pathan to Edwards, no run, good length, on middle and off, defends

33.5

Pathan to Edwards, SIX, steps out and lofts that length delivery over the midwicket fence

33.6

Pathan to Edwards, 1 run, shorter one, goes back and pulls to deep midwicket for a single

End of over 34 (13 runs) West Indies A 176/3
KA Edwards    48* (66b 5x4 1x6)      YK Pathan    5-0-38-0
LR Johnson    16* (15b 1x4 1x6)      B Aparajith    3-0-14-1

34.1

Aparajith to Edwards, SIX, flighted delivery, outside off, steps out and lofts over the mid-on to reach his Fifty

34.2

Aparajith to Edwards, 2 runs, on middle and leg, goes back and pulls through midwicket for a couple

34.3

Aparajith to Edwards, no run, fuller, on middle, punched off his backfoot to covers

34.4

Aparajith to Edwards, FOUR, flighted delivery, not that too short, tried for a cut from his crease, kept straight outside off, outside edge past the keeper

34.5

Aparajith to Edwards, FOUR, short delivery, once again, goes back and squeezed it to the left of the short third man

34.6

Aparajith to Edwards, no run, full, outside off, plays from the crease to covers

End of over 35 (16 runs) West Indies A 192/3
KA Edwards    64* (72b 7x4 2x6)      B Aparajith    4-0-30-1
LR Johnson    16* (15b 1x4 1x6)      YK Pathan    5-0-38-0

Power-Play taken..

35.1

Unadkat to Johnson, 1 run, length delivery on off stump, punched to on with gentle hands and steals a single

35.2

Unadkat to Edwards, no run, length delivery on off stump, angled away and punched to point region

35.3

Unadkat to Edwards, 1 run, length delivery on middle and off, tapped to off and scampered for a quick single

35.4

Unadkat to Johnson, 1 run, straying down the leg, shuffled across and turned to on side

35.5

Unadkat to Edwards, no run, touch slower, angled away too and fends to covers of the front foot

35.6

Unadkat to Edwards, no run, good come back on off stump channel, angled away and beats the edge

Ananthamurthy: "I'm in Bangalore, where it's nice and cloudy - tailor made for swing bowling. Not conducive to spin. Strange tactics here."

End of over 36 (3 runs) West Indies A 195/3
KA Edwards    65* (76b 7x4 2x6)      JD Unadkat    4-0-22-0
LR Johnson    18* (17b 1x4 1x6)      B Aparajith    4-0-30-1

36.1

Vinay Kumar to Johnson, no run, length delivery to start with on off stump and punched to off side

36.2

Vinay Kumar to Johnson, 2 runs, angled away from leftie and dabs to third man for a couple

36.3

Vinay Kumar to Johnson, 1 run, good line around off stump, pushed to off and takes a quick single

36.4

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, 1 run, banged in short on off stump, pulled to mid wicket for a single

36.5

Vinay Kumar to Johnson, 1 run, slower delivery, angled in from around the wicket and cuts past point for a single

36.6

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, no run, makes room for the length delivery and whacked to point

End of over 37 (5 runs) West Indies A 200/3
KA Edwards    66* (78b 7x4 2x6)      R Vinay Kumar    5-1-15-0
LR Johnson    22* (21b 1x4 1x6)      JD Unadkat    4-0-22-0

37.1

Unadkat to Johnson, no run, touch fuller, on off stump and fends to point

Crowds still coming in numbers...

37.2

Unadkat to Johnson, 1 run, touch slower on off stump, fends to off and scampers for a quick single

37.3

Unadkat to Edwards, 1 run, on the pads and nudged to on side

37.4

Unadkat to Johnson, no run, good carry through to the keeper, short and wide, frantic slash at that, play and a miss

37.5

Unadkat to Johnson, no run, angled in and nudged to short mid-wicket

37.6

Unadkat to Johnson, 1 run, length delivery on off stump and cuts to third man for a single and retains the strike

End of over 38 (3 runs) West Indies A 203/3
LR Johnson    24* (26b 1x4 1x6)      JD Unadkat    5-0-25-0
KA Edwards    67* (79b 7x4 2x6)      R Vinay Kumar    5-1-15-0

38.1

Vinay Kumar to Johnson, no run, slower delivery on off stump and fends to on side

38.2

Vinay Kumar to Johnson, no run, angled in from outside off, cramped him for room and played back to the bowler

38.3

Vinay Kumar to Johnson, no run, back of a length delivery on off stump, swivels and pulls but finds the fielder at short midwicket

38.4

Vinay Kumar to Johnson, 1 run, touch wide, bends and dabs to off side

38.5

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, 1 run, length delivery on off stump, walks across and turned to on side

38.6

Vinay Kumar to Johnson, FOUR, nicely picked up from outside off, length delivery, on the front foot and pulled away in style

End of over 39 (6 runs) West Indies A 209/3
LR Johnson    29* (31b 2x4 1x6)      R Vinay Kumar    6-1-21-0
KA Edwards    68* (80b 7x4 2x6)      JD Unadkat    5-0-25-0

39.1

Unadkat to Edwards, no run, slower delivery on leg stump and missed his defence and struck high on his thigh, Edwards fancies a single but his partner denies, rightly so

39.2

Unadkat to Edwards, 1 run, nice and straight on off stump, almost a yorker length, digs to out for a single

39.3

Unadkat to Johnson, 1 run, slower again on off stump, waits and guides past point

39.4

Unadkat to Edwards, 1 run, length delivery, on the charge and pushed upishly to covers for a quick single

39.5

Unadkat to Johnson, no run, length delivery and fends to off side

39.6

Unadkat to Johnson, no run, fuller and pushed to backward point, good over

End of over 40 (3 runs) West Indies A 212/3
LR Johnson    30* (34b 2x4 1x6)      JD Unadkat    6-0-28-0
KA Edwards    70* (83b 7x4 2x6)      R Vinay Kumar    6-1-21-0

40.1

Nadeem to Edwards, no run, tossed up and drives to covers

40.2

Nadeem to Edwards, no run, cut and miss, to close to play the cut and gets beaten

40.3

Nadeem to Edwards, 1 run, loopy delivery on leg stump and paddled for a single

40.4

Nadeem to Johnson, no run, saw him coming and dropped it short, nudged to on side

40.5

Nadeem to Johnson, SIX, tossed up and slogged to deep mid wicket, huge hit

40.6

Nadeem to Johnson, FOUR, tossed and reverse swept it, took it on the full and unleashed a smart shot past short third man

End of over 41 (11 runs) West Indies A 223/3
LR Johnson    40* (37b 3x4 2x6)      S Nadeem    9-1-33-2
KA Edwards    71* (86b 7x4 2x6)      JD Unadkat    6-0-28-0

41.1

Unadkat to Edwards, 1 run, fends to point and scampers for a quick risky single

41.2

Unadkat to Johnson, 2 runs, erred in his line and nicely whipped to fine leg for a couple

41.3

Unadkat to Johnson, SIX, slower delivery on middle and off, makes room and slashed his bat at that, got enough wood on that and carried all the way, eludes long-on fielder

41.4

Unadkat to Johnson, 2 runs, fuller delivery and whacked to long on, fielder runs across and makes a good stop

41.5

Unadkat to Johnson, FOUR, top shot, slower delivery, poor length outside off, Johnson makes room and cuts in style

41.6

Unadkat to Johnson, OUT, caught at covers, Johnson makes room and followed by the bowler, mistimed his shot and an easy catch to Jadhav at covers

LR Johnson c Jadhav b Unadkat 54 (54m 42b 4x4 3x6) SR: 128.57

End of over 42 (15 runs) West Indies A 238/4
     JD Unadkat    7-0-43-1
KA Edwards    72* (87b 7x4 2x6)      S Nadeem    9-1-33-2

42.1

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, FOUR, poor delivery, full onto his boots and nicely helped on its way towards fine leg fence

42.2

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, no run, makes room but followed him with a toe crushing yorker, digs it out

42.3

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, 4 leg byes, off the pads and beats the keeper, walks across the stumps, missed his defence and struck on his front pad. Loud cry for leg before wicket and tuned down. Was it missing leg?, umpire thinks it was.

42.4

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, 1 wide, down the leg and called wide

42.4

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, SIX, length delivery, down the track and whacked over long on, sheer power

42.5

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, 1 run, on the pads and nudged to fine leg for a single

42.6

Vinay Kumar to Russell, 1 run, nudged to off and scampered for a quick single, shy at the stumps at the bowlers end but he is well inside the mark

End of over 43 (17 runs) West Indies A 255/4
AD Russell    1* (1b)      R Vinay Kumar    7-1-34-0
KA Edwards    83* (92b 8x4 3x6)      JD Unadkat    7-0-43-1

43.1

Unadkat to Russell, no run, gentle full toss, just below his waist and fends to off side

43.2

Unadkat to Russell, OUT, slower delivery, wicket to wicket, on middle stump channel and foxed him completely, Russell with his usual slog missed it and timbers rattled

AD Russell b Unadkat 1 (9m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

43.3

Unadkat to Thomas, 1 wide, short on the leg stump and called wide

43.3

Unadkat to Thomas, no run, angled away and pushed to off side

43.4

Unadkat to Thomas, no run, slower again, good change of pace and pushed to point of the front foot

43.5

Unadkat to Thomas, 2 runs, slow delivery on middle and leg, nudged to on side and scampered for a couple

Around the stumps

43.6

Unadkat to Thomas, 1 run, angled in from outside off, back of a length delivery, got on top of the bounce and tapped to short fine leg region

End of over 44 (4 runs) West Indies A 259/5
DC Thomas    3* (4b)      JD Unadkat    8-0-47-2
KA Edwards    83* (92b 8x4 3x6)      R Vinay Kumar    7-1-34-0

Sid Kaul comes back to bowl..

44.1

Kaul to Thomas, FOUR, short and wide, Thomas slashed his blade at that and crunched past point

44.2

Kaul to Thomas, SIX, missed his length and tonks it over long off fence, touch fuller, in the whacking zone and hammered straight

44.3

Kaul to Thomas, 1 run, pulled his length back and bowled touch shorter, pulled to mid wicket

44.4

Kaul to Edwards, FOUR, take that! makes room and clobbered between point and covers, top class batting

44.5

Kaul to Edwards, FOUR, deft! length delivery outside off, walks across and dabs past short third man

44.6

Kaul to Edwards, FOUR, short and punished, on his hips and helped it on its way. Productive over and poor bowling

Poor line and length throughout the over, packed off side but bowled way outside off stump.

End of over 45 (23 runs) West Indies A 282/5
KA Edwards    95* (95b 11x4 3x6)      S Kaul    7-0-56-0
DC Thomas    14* (7b 1x4 1x6)      JD Unadkat    8-0-47-2

45.1

Vinay Kumar to Thomas, 1 run, fuller and played down the ground for a single

45.2

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, no run, slower delivery on off stump and gets beaten

45.3

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, FOUR, full and straight on off stump, missed his length by a margin and Edwards pounced on it, slammed past covers and into the fence

45.4

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, 2 runs, there it is, century for K.Edwards, fuller and squeezed to third manthere it is, century for K.Edwards

45.5

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, no run, wild swing and a miss, first rash shot

45.6

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, no run, makes room and pulled straight to short mid wicket

End of over 46 (7 runs) West Indies A 289/5
KA Edwards    101* (100b 12x4 3x6)      R Vinay Kumar    8-1-41-0
DC Thomas    15* (8b 1x4 1x6)      S Kaul    7-0-56-0

46.1

Unadkat to Thomas, FOUR, whacking length again, touch fuller, makes room and crunched to long on region, Robin runs across but couldn't flick it back

46.2

Unadkat to Thomas, no run, slower delivery and edged to keeper, on the bounce to Ojha

46.3

Unadkat to Thomas, 2 runs, touch short, makes room and lands in between sprinting cover and point fielder, poor communication

Vinu Aleyas: "As a cricket fan, it is exciting to see the quality of W Indies cricket going up. This is good signs for cricket as a whole."

46.4

Unadkat to Thomas, no run, slow and flummoxed completely

46.5

Unadkat to Thomas, OUT, high up in the air, slower delivery, down the track and tried to hoick it over long on, got the top edge. Unadkat calls for the catch and takes it quite brilliantly

DC Thomas c & b Unadkat 21 (16m 13b 2x4 1x6) SR: 161.53

46.6

Unadkat to Edwards, 1 run, slower again, shuffled across and nudged to on side for a single and retains the strike

End of over 47 (7 runs) West Indies A 296/6
KA Edwards    102* (101b 12x4 3x6)      JD Unadkat    9-0-54-3
AR Nurse    0* (0b)      R Vinay Kumar    8-1-41-0

47.1

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, 1 run, hopping around the crease and pulled a length to on side

47.2

Vinay Kumar to Nurse, FOUR, fuller outside and a classic cover drive, glorious shot

47.3

Vinay Kumar to Nurse, 1 run, nudged to on side and scampered for a quick single

47.4

Vinay Kumar to Edwards, 1 run, makes room and slashed to off side for a single

47.5

Vinay Kumar to Nurse, FOUR, fortunate runs, good delivery on middle and off, tried to pull but got a healthy top edge, flies over the keeper

47.6

Vinay Kumar to Nurse, 1 run, into the block hole and digs it out

End of over 48 (12 runs) West Indies A 308/6
AR Nurse    10* (4b 2x4)      R Vinay Kumar    9-1-53-0
KA Edwards    104* (103b 12x4 3x6)      JD Unadkat    9-0-54-3

48.1

Unadkat to Nurse, no run, slower delivery, angled away and gets beaten

48.2

Unadkat to Nurse, no run, slow again and into the shot way too early, beaten

48.3

Unadkat to Nurse, OUT, good follow up delivery, quick and short, tried to pull from outside off but gut got high on his bat, top edge and an easy catch at short fine leg. Slower deliveries had set him nicely

AR Nurse c Kaul b Unadkat 10 (8m 7b 2x4 0x6) SR: 142.85

48.4

Unadkat to Edwards, OUT, bowled him! that's Fifer for Unadkat. well bowled, fuller on off stump, makes room and tried to squeeze that out, gets a thick inside edge and the ball ricochets onto the stumps

KA Edwards b Unadkat 104 (148m 104b 12x4 3x6) SR: 100.00

48.5

Unadkat to Permaul, 1 run, full and straight, digs it out and scampered for a quick single

48.6

Unadkat to Miller, no run, slower delivery and fends back to the bowler

End of over 49 (1 run) West Indies A 309/8
NO Miller    0* (1b)      JD Unadkat    10-0-55-5
V Permaul    1* (1b)      R Vinay Kumar    9-1-53-0

49.1

Vinay Kumar to Permaul, 1 run, slower delivery outside off and swatted to wide long on region

49.2

Vinay Kumar to Miller, 1 run, low full toss and crunched to mid wicket, good work by Nadeem in the deep

49.3

Vinay Kumar to Permaul, OUT, touch slower on off stump, gripped off the surface, tried to clobber it but gets an another top edge, Pathan at point back peddles a couple steps and takes an easy catch

V Permaul c Pathan b Vinay Kumar 2 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

49.4

Vinay Kumar to Miller, 1 run, touch wide and slapped to point region. Pathan dives to his right and makes a good stop

49.5

Vinay Kumar to Cummins, no run, full and straight, into the block hole and played back to the bowler

49.6

Vinay Kumar to Cummins, no run, length delivery and smashed back to the bowler, tough to call that a drop catch but still it is

gupta: "Perfect set-up for Yuvraj Singh. If he can win this match.....nobody could argue his place in Indian Team"

End of over 50 (3 runs) West Indies A 312/9
ML Cummins    0* (2b)      R Vinay Kumar    10-1-56-1
NO Miller    2* (3b)      JD Unadkat    10-0-55-5
Series Results
India A v W. Indies A at Bangalore - Sep 19, 2013
W. Indies A won by 45 runs
India A v W. Indies A at Bangalore - Sep 17, 2013
W. Indies A won by 55 runs
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