ICC Champions Trophy - 6th match, Group B

India v West Indies

India won by 8 wickets (with 65 balls remaining)

0.1

Roach to RG Sharma, no run, Roach starts with a shortish ball, angling in towards the body, defended from the crease to the leg side

0.2

Roach to RG Sharma, 1 wide, bowled from wide of the crease, doesn't fire it in towards the stumps though, too wide outside off

0.2

Roach to RG Sharma, no run, closer to the stumps this time, Rohit moves across and shoulders arms

0.3

Roach to RG Sharma, no run, and again, this was a touch wider than the previous one, again Rohit leaves it to the keeper

0.4

Roach to RG Sharma, FOUR, lovely controlled cut from Rohit, shortish from Roach and he had some width as well, slapped over backward point for four

0.5

Roach to RG Sharma, no run, what a beauty of a response, back of a length ball coming in, Rohit pokes at it from the crease and is beaten

0.6

Roach to RG Sharma, no run, length ball angling in, pushed towards mid-on, five off the first oer

India 5/0   RG Sharma 4* (6b 1x4)

1.4

Rampaul to RG Sharma, 1 run, angling into the pads, helped down to fine leg for one more

India 7/0   RG Sharma 5* (7b 1x4)

2.2

Roach to RG Sharma, no run, short of length ball, 142kph, Rohit waits in the crease and wafts at it outside off, beaten

2.3

Roach to RG Sharma, no run, full and just outside off, 142kph again, solidly defended to the off side

2.4

Roach to RG Sharma, 2 runs, a length ball outside off, Rohit doesn't time it perfectly as he attempts a cover drive

2.5

Roach to RG Sharma, no run, shortish and well outside off, Rohit resists the temptation to chase after that

2.6

Roach to RG Sharma, 1 run, back of length ball, outside off, takes the outside edge as Rohit looks to drive, safely down towards third man for a single

India 14/0   RG Sharma 8* (12b 1x4)

3.1

Rampaul to RG Sharma, 1 run, short from Rampaul, who grunts as he delivers that one, Rohit stands tall and a controlled glide sends the ball to third man for a single

3.4

Rampaul to RG Sharma, no run, short of length and outside off, left alone

3.5

Rampaul to RG Sharma, no run, a great looking drive there, but can't place it wide of the man at cover, again Rohit makes it look so simple

3.6

Rampaul to RG Sharma, 2 runs, on the shorter side, Rohit gets on top of the bounce and slaps that down to third man

India 22/0   RG Sharma 11* (16b 1x4)

4.2

Roach to RG Sharma, no run, full ball angling in towards the stumps, managed to squeeze that one out, 145kph from Roach

4.3

Roach to RG Sharma, FOUR, width on offer, powerfully slapped past point for four, for a second there I thought the ball was flying straight to backward point, but it was wide of the man there

4.4

Roach to RG Sharma, 1 run, pretty close to the stumps, Rohit plays a risky shot down to third man, opening the face

India 28/0   RG Sharma 16* (19b 2x4)

5.1

Rampaul to RG Sharma, 1 run, Rohit is profiting from these short and wide deliveries, guides this one down to third man

India 33/0   RG Sharma 17* (20b 2x4)

6.1

Roach to RG Sharma, no run, stays a touch low, angled in from Roach, back of a length ball on the stumps

6.2

Roach to RG Sharma, FOUR, beautiful stroke from Rohit, overpitched from Roach and that is driven through covers off the front foot for four, HotSpot shows that came right off the middle of the bat, and there was a huge gap between cover point and mid-off

6.3

Roach to RG Sharma, 1 run, short and on leg stump, helped along to fine leg for a single

6.5

Roach to RG Sharma, FOUR, Rohit continues to look in terrific touch, Roach offering more short and wide deliveries, Rohit cracks that past point, makes sure it is along the ground, top shot

6.6

Roach to RG Sharma, 1 run, length ball angling in, defended to the leg side for a single

India 48/0   RG Sharma 27* (25b 4x4)

7.1

Narine to RG Sharma, no run, short ball spins in, punched towards cover

7.2

Narine to RG Sharma, 1 run, spins in and that is tucked towards square leg for a single

7.5

Narine to RG Sharma, no run, gets this one to turn, spins towards the pads, Rohit helps the ball towards short fine leg, can't get the ball past the fielder

7.6

Narine to RG Sharma, no run, pushed towards extra cover to end the over

India 52/0   RG Sharma 28* (29b 4x4)

8.2

Sammy to RG Sharma, 1 run, length ball on off stump, dabbed towards wide mid-on for a single

8.5

Sammy to RG Sharma, no run, huge lbw appeal, was it hitting just outside the line? was it going over? it was a short of length ball that pitched just outside off, struck Rohit on middle and off, replays show the only question was height, would have been 'umpire's call' if WI had referred it

8.6

Sammy to RG Sharma, no run, punched off the back foot towards extra cover

India 59/0   RG Sharma 29* (32b 4x4)

9.5

Narine to RG Sharma, no run, blocked off the back foot towards mid-off

9.6

Narine to RG Sharma, no run, again gets on the back foot and tucks the ball to the off side

India 66/0   RG Sharma 29* (34b 4x4)

10.2

Sammy to RG Sharma, no run, length ball on off stump, defended towards mid-on from the crease

10.3

Sammy to RG Sharma, 1 run, opens the face and guides the ball towards third man

India 68/0   RG Sharma 30* (36b 4x4)

11.1

DJ Bravo to RG Sharma, 1 run, short of length ball, defended behind point

11.3

DJ Bravo to RG Sharma, 1 wide, much too wide outside off

11.3

DJ Bravo to RG Sharma, no run, length ball just outside off, left alone

11.4

DJ Bravo to RG Sharma, 1 run, short and wide, down to third man for a single

India 76/0   RG Sharma 32* (39b 4x4)

12.2

Sammy to RG Sharma, no run, short of length ball, on middle stump, defended to the leg side

12.3

Sammy to RG Sharma, no run, plays down the wrong line, thick inside edge onto the thigh pad

12.4

Sammy to RG Sharma, 1 run, Rohit has scored plenty of his runs in the quadrant behind point, he gets one more to third man

12.6

Sammy to RG Sharma, 1 run, just a touch of width, crunched towards sweeper cover for a single

India 81/0   RG Sharma 34* (43b 4x4)

13.1

DJ Bravo to RG Sharma, FOUR, short and wide, at 128kph, not a good idea, Rohit slaps that behind point for four more, all too easy that

13.2

DJ Bravo to RG Sharma, no run, angling in towards middle, blocked to the off side

13.3

DJ Bravo to RG Sharma, 2 runs, full ball on middle stump, a lovely flick sends the ball towards deep midwicket

13.4

DJ Bravo to RG Sharma, no run, just a bit of width, Rohit stabs it towards point but can't beat the fielder there

13.5

DJ Bravo to RG Sharma, FOUR, another four for Rohit, India gallop along ot 91 for 0, waits for the ball to arrive and plays it late, uses the width to sends it well behind point and well wide of third man

13.6

DJ Bravo to RG Sharma, 1 run, punched towards sweeper cover for a single

India 92/0   RG Sharma 45* (49b 6x4)

14.1

Sammy to RG Sharma, no run, pitched up and on the pads, clipped towards midwicket

14.2

Sammy to RG Sharma, FOUR, for the third time in two overs, Rohit punishes the bowler for giving him width, slapped behind point for four more, have to say this isn't the best bowling from West Indies

14.3

Sammy to RG Sharma, 1 run, another fifty for Rohit, a huge roar from the crowd, seventh half-century against West indies, his favourite opposition without a doubt, he got to the milestone with a clip towards midwicket

14.5

Sammy to RG Sharma, no run, whipped towards short midwicket

14.6

Sammy to RG Sharma, no run, short of length ball just outside off, defended from the crease to the off side

India 98/0   RG Sharma 50* (54b 7x4)

15.2

Narine to RG Sharma, 2 runs, feeds him width, he opens the face and guides it down to third man

15.3

Narine to RG Sharma, OUT, he drifts wide down the leg side, tries to nudge it away, there's an appeal for a catch down the leg side and he's given not out, West Indies are reviewing it, it hit the pad for sure and Hot Spot shows a faint nick and he's been given out. Well, we've seen two excellent reviews today, first to Samuels and now Rohit

RG Sharma c †Charles b Narine 52 (78m 56b 7x4 0x6) SR: 92.85

India 101/1   RG Sharma 52 (56b 7x4)
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Jun 11, 2013

Dinesh Karthik drives through the covers, India v West Indies, Champions Trophy, Group B, The Oval, June 11, 2013

Dinesh Karthik drives through the covers

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Jun 11, 2013

Shikhar Dhawan hits a six over third man to reach his century, India v West Indies, Champions Trophy, Group B, The Oval, June 11, 2013

Shikhar Dhawan hits a six over third man to reach his century

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