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India v West Indies in India, 2011-12

Nov 1, 2012: Wisden's review of the first Test, India v West Indies in India, 2011-12

Dileep Premachandran

West Indies have flubbed their best chance

Nov 11, 2011: They seem to be trapped in a mindset that dooms them to failure. As for India, they managed to get out of jail

Harsha Bhogle

India v West Indies, first Test, Delhi

What, no hundredth?

Nov 10, 2011: An India fan turns up at the Kotla for the mother of all landmarks but has to be content with a home win instead

Nikhil Jha

India v West Indies, 1st Test, New Delhi, 4th day

A victory at last, but far from a perfect one

Nov 9, 2011: India's selectors can congratulate themselves on new additions to the bowling attack succeeding but conceding a 95-run lead to modest opposition should sting the team

Sharda Ugra at the Feroz Shah Kotla

India v West Indies, 1st Test, New Delhi, 4th day

A Gayle-sized hole in West Indies' batting

Nov 9, 2011: Without Chris Gayle, West Indies' top order is inexperienced and on a sluggish surface in Delhi their lack of nous was sorely exposed

S Aga

India v West Indies, 1st Test, Delhi, 4th day

The real Darren Sammy

Nov 9, 2011: ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the Day from the fourth day of the first Test between India and West Indies in Delhi

S Aga

India v West Indies, 1st Test, New Delhi, 4th day

The Kotla encore

Nov 9, 2011: Stats highlights from India's five-wicket win in Delhi, which puts them 1-0 up in the three-Test series

S Rajesh

India v West Indies, 1st Test, New Delhi, 4th day

Laxman, Tendulkar take India to comfortable win

Nov 9, 2011: India raced through the longish home stretch of 124 runs to register their first win in seven Tests

The Report by Sidharth Monga

India v West Indies, 1st Test, New Delhi, 3rd day

An astute crowd at a gaudy stadium

Nov 8, 2011: Every empty space at the Feroz Shah Kotla is covered with advertising, but the crowd at the stadium did not need a hoarding to tell them of Sachin Tendulkar's upcoming landmark

Sharda Ugra at the Feroz Shah Kotla

India v West Indies, 1st Test, New Delhi, 3rd day

'I hoped to get a five-wicket haul' - Ashwin

Nov 8, 2011: R Ashwin has won a World Cup and starred in the IPL. Yet inside three days at the Feroz Shah Kotla, he took the single, largest stride that could define him as a cricketer

Sharda Ugra at the Feroz Shah Kotla

India v West Indies, 1st Test, New Delhi, 3rd day

West Indies struggle to retain stranglehold

Nov 8, 2011: The once-dominant West Indies has spent more than a decade unable to close out games, especially away from home

S Aga

India v West Indies, 1st Test, New Delhi, 3rd day

Ashwin, Sehwag give India edge

Nov 8, 2011: R Ashwin's six wickets - the second-best match haul for an Indian debutant - and quick runs from Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Darren Sammy pulled the game in opposite directions and left it in a state of delicate balance

The Report by Sidharth Monga

India v West Indies, 1st Test, New Delhi, 3rd day

Clueless against the carrom ball

Nov 7, 2011: Plays of the Day from the third day of the Test between India and West Indies at the Kotla

S Aga

India v West Indies, 1st Test, New Delhi, 2nd day

Sehwag blames 'soft dismissals' not pitch

Nov 7, 2011: Virender Sehwag said the Test against West Indies was evenly balanced, despite India collapsing to 209 and conceding a first-innings lead of 95 on the second day

Sharda Ugra at the Feroz Shah Kotla

India v West Indies, 1st Test, New Delhi, 2nd day

Sammy, the worker ant

Nov 7, 2011: The West Indies captain may not have flattering personal statistics but he brings to his side a discipline that helped them bowl India out for 209

S Aga

India v West Indies, 1st Test, New Delhi, 2nd day

Baugh's brilliant wicketkeeping

Nov 7, 2011: Plays of the Day from the first day of the Test between India and West Indies at the Kotla

S Aga

India v West Indies, 1st Test, New Delhi, 2nd day

Windies get the better of 17-wicket day

Nov 7, 2011: The 95-run lead West Indies secured in the first innings could prove to be match-winning on a slow and low track where scoring runs remains a struggle

The Report by Sidharth Monga

India v West Indies, 1st Test, Delhi, 1st day

Chanderpaul shows GenNext the way

Nov 6, 2011: West Indies were asked several questions today and fortunately for them, Shivnarine Chanderpaul has hung around long enough to have all the right replies

Sharda Ugra at the Feroz Shah Kotla

India v West Indies, 1st Test, New Delhi, 1st day

Playing county cricket has helped me grow - Ojha

Nov 6, 2011: Pragyan Ojha has said the experience he got playing county cricket in England has helped him adjust to his new status as the senior spinner in India's Test line-up

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v West Indies, 1st Test, Delhi, 1st day

Chanderpaul's kiss and Gambhir's déjà vu

Nov 6, 2011: ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the Day from the first day of the first Test between India and West Indies in Delhi

Sharda Ugra at the Feroz Shah Kotla
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