West Indies tour of India, 1st Test: India v West Indies at Delhi, Nov 6-9, 2011
India won by 5 wickets
6,7,8,9 November 2011 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
32.6

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, no run, over-pitched on the stumps, he digs it out back to the bowler.

West Indies 72/3   S Chanderpaul 0* (1b)
33.3

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Chanders jumps across to middle stump and nudges a short ball from over the stumps towards square leg.

West Indies 74/3   S Chanderpaul 1* (2b)
34.1

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, loopy ball on middle and off, worked to midwicket for a single.

West Indies 75/3   S Chanderpaul 2* (3b)
35.1

Yadav to Chanderpaul, FOUR, 86.6 mph, attempted yorker, but he misses it by a foot and it ends up a full toss in Chanders' slot. He whips it fluently through square leg to bring up his first boundary.

35.2

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, angled across from the middle and off line now, Chanders shuffles across and lets it go.

35.3

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 1 run, shuffles away to middle and off again as Umesh keeps it straight and quick. Chanders curtails his movement and works it off the pads to square leg.

35.5

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 1 run, his lines are all over the place at the moment. Down the leg side, Chanders glances it down to fine leg for a single.

West Indies 82/3   S Chanderpaul 8* (7b 1x4)
36.1

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, no run, Ashwin drifts this in from round the stumps, Chanders spots the line and keeps it out.

36.2

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Chanders' front pad gets too far across and is prone for the lbw, but his bat comes around in time to work a straighter one behind square.

West Indies 83/3   S Chanderpaul 9* (9b 1x4)
37.1

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, short ball, doesn't come on as fast as Chanders initially expected, and he tries to cut it almost as an afterthought. Played towards gully.

37.2

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, short of a length, Chanders stays on the crease, shuffles across and defends to the off side.

37.3

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, angled across Chanders, who shoulders arms this time.

37.4

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, he's clocked at nearly 90 mph this ball, but it sat up amiably after being banged in short of a length. Guided away to point.

37.5

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, angled in from round the stumps, Chanders walks into line and defends solidly.

37.6

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, fuller length wide of off stump, Chanders drives nicely into the covers.

West Indies 83/3   S Chanderpaul 9* (15b 1x4)
38.6

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, no run, too short to Chanders to end the over, and he cuts it straight to point.

West Indies 86/3   S Chanderpaul 9* (16b 1x4)
39.3

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, another short ball to Chanders, again cut away without full intent, and Ashwin at point tags it.

39.4

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, short ball at 90.5 mph, goes over leg and middle as Chanders shuffes inside the line and thinks of pulling. He backs out of the shot at the last moment.

39.5

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 2 runs, near-yorker at 140 kph, Chanders wasn't expecting it, but managed to get bat down on it and squeeze it away to midwicket for a couple.

39.6

Yadav to Chanderpaul, FOUR, and he finally gets the cut working. Too many short balls from Umesh, giving Chanders enough width outside off for a crisp redirection backward of point.

West Indies 93/3   S Chanderpaul 15* (20b 2x4)
40.2

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Chanders skips out to a full ball on middle and leg, and on-drives. The crowd finds its voice as Tendulkar dives away at mid-on to cut off the boundary.

40.6

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, no run, short ball on Chanders' pads and he whips it away into Gambhir at short leg as he turns away. He's recently married. The man doesn't even flinch. Seems to be getting used to taking beatings on the back side. This one hit his boot.

West Indies 96/3   S Chanderpaul 16* (22b 2x4)
41.3

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, angled across Chanders at pace, he shoulders arms to let it go to MSD.

41.4

Sharma to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Chanders crabs across to the off stump line and nudges a single to midwicket.

West Indies 98/3   S Chanderpaul 17* (24b 2x4)
42.1

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, short ball outside off, Chanders pushes it from the crease into the covers for a single.

42.4

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, loose from VVS at midwicket gifts the single as Chanders skips out and works a full ball off the pads.

West Indies 103/3   S Chanderpaul 19* (26b 2x4)
44.1

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, back of a length outside off, Chanders cuts it to point.

44.2

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, loopy outside off, turned with the spin to midwicket.

44.3

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, Chanders jumps out to the flight now and works it to midwicket fluently.

44.4

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, full ball on middle and off, it is played back to the bowler.

44.5

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, tossed up outside off, Chanders drives it down to mid-on.

44.6

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, crabs across, covers the line and defends the last ball back to the bowler.

West Indies 106/3   S Chanderpaul 19* (32b 2x4)
45.3

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, Beaten outside off. Ishant pushes this one across Chanders from over the stumps, exemplary line and length there. It landed on off and nipped away marginally as Chanders shuffled across and groped. Not too far from the outside edge.

45.4

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, better from Chanders, shoulders arms this time as Ishant slants it away.

45.5

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, back of a length on the stumps, forced away to midwicket from the crease.

45.6

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, pitches this one well up, Chanders is late to get forward and hence mistimes the drive to mid-off.

West Indies 107/3   S Chanderpaul 19* (36b 2x4)
46.2

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Chanders wanders out of the crease, gets close enough to the flight to glance backward of square for one.

West Indies 109/3   S Chanderpaul 20* (37b 2x4)
47.1

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 3 runs, angled into the pads, Chanders promptly gets the pad across and tickles him along towards fine leg. Ojha has a long way to run before sliding to stop the boundary.

47.3

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, no run, Chanders leans forward and defends with the spin to the off side.

47.4

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, on the middle and leg line, Chanders jumps out and works it to the leg side for a single.

West Indies 114/3   S Chanderpaul 24* (40b 2x4)
48.1

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, flighted ball on middle and leg, nudged backward of square for another single.

West Indies 115/3   S Chanderpaul 25* (41b 2x4)
49.1

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, no run, Chanders opens the face as he pushes with the turn towards point.

49.2

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, FOUR, he's dropped too short, Shiv has just been waiting for the gift and now that it's come, he's encashed it. Easily cut away through point for four.

49.3

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, no run, full ball on leg stump, defended solidly off the front foot.

49.4

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, no run, full ball again, Chanders walks into a defensive push.

49.5

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, he gets inside the line now and works a single through square leg.

West Indies 120/3   S Chanderpaul 30* (46b 3x4)
50.1

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, loopy ball on off stump, Chanders on-drives but Ojha comes in the way.

50.2

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, holds the length back, Chanders moves across and defends off the back foot.

50.3

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, outside off, he leans out to defend to the off side.

50.4

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, slow and flighted outside off, Chanders skips out and fends it back to the bowler.

50.5

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, turns towards leg from middle, Chanders taps it square for a single.

West Indies 121/3   S Chanderpaul 31* (51b 3x4)
51.3

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, opens the face and guides with the turn towards point.

West Indies 124/3   S Chanderpaul 32* (52b 3x4)
52.1

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, flighted outside off, not much spin back in as Chanders defends.

52.2

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, short outside off, chopped away to point for a quick single.

West Indies 125/3   S Chanderpaul 33* (54b 3x4)
53.1

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, SIX, take that! Chanders pushes the fielders back in style. He skips out, gets to the flight and launches Ashwin straight back for a biggie.

53.2

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, no run, what a response from the bowler. He tosses it up again, but gets the ball to grip and turn away madly, just past the outside edge. Even MSD couldn't collect it.

53.3

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 leg bye, on the pads now, Chanders tries to work it square and it goes off the pad.

West Indies 132/3   S Chanderpaul 39* (57b 3x4 1x6)
54.1

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, straightening into business from middle and off, Chanders pokes it to the leg side.

54.2

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, more air, worked off the toes to mid-on.

54.3

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, flights this one wider of off stump, Chanders gets to the flight and whips it back to the bowler.

54.4

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, loose from Chanders, looks to cut a ball skidding away outside off and misses.

54.5

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, motions down the track again, and works a full ball straight to midwicket.

54.6

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, gets the single this time, playing the dab squarer than the previous ball.

West Indies 133/3   S Chanderpaul 40* (63b 3x4 1x6)
55.1

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, no run, huge spin from outside leg to off, Chanders is left feeling for it from the crease but defends it.

55.2

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, full ball outside leg, he whips it behind square for a single.

55.4

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, FOUR, Chanders skips out, takes a flighted ball on the full and whips it away easily through midwicket. This is top-drawer spin play.

55.5

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, stays back now, and nurdles a length ball behind square for one more.

West Indies 140/3   S Chanderpaul 46* (67b 4x4 1x6)
56.1

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, tossed up outside off, meets the proud blade of Chanders' bat as he presses forward.

56.2

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, full again, played back to the bowler.

56.3

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, leans out and looks to drive, but plays it back to the bowler off the inside half.

56.4

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, worked with the angle to midwicket

56.5

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, the sweep shot played for the first time today. Chanders paddles him away with the turn behind square leg for a single.

West Indies 143/3   S Chanderpaul 47* (72b 4x4 1x6)
57.1

Sehwag to Chanderpaul, 1 run, keeps it on a length around off, Chanders pokes at it and gets a single off the inside edge.

57.6

Sehwag to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Chanders leaps out of the crease, and whips a single past mid-on.

West Indies 146/3   S Chanderpaul 49* (74b 4x4 1x6)
58.1

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, worked with the turn to short leg.

58.2

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, too short, cut away without timing to point.

58.3

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Chanders has 50 now, he's got there without breaking a sweat, and changed the complexion of this innings since he came out. Tossed up outside off, lapped away behind square for a single.

West Indies 147/3   S Chanderpaul 50* (77b 4x4 1x6)
59.1

Sehwag to Chanderpaul, no run, Sehwag plugs away on off stump, Chanders defends off the front foot.

59.2

Sehwag to Chanderpaul, no run, looped up on the stumps, it is played back to the bowler.

59.3

Sehwag to Chanderpaul, 1 run, short and wide outside off, lashed away to deep cover for a single.

West Indies 152/3   S Chanderpaul 51* (80b 4x4 1x6)
60.2

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, short ball outside off stump, Chanders cuts to point for one more.

West Indies 155/3   S Chanderpaul 52* (81b 4x4 1x6)
61.1

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, short of a length, searching for reverse across Chanders, who defends to the leg side after crabbing across.

61.2

Sharma to Chanderpaul, 1 run, on the pads again, Chanders tucks it square for a single.

West Indies 156/3   S Chanderpaul 53* (83b 4x4 1x6)
62.1

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, tossed up outside off, Chanders sweeps with the turn to square leg for a single.

West Indies 157/3   S Chanderpaul 54* (84b 4x4 1x6)
63.1

Yuvraj Singh to Chanderpaul, 1 run, tossed up on off stump, Chanders flicks it away wide of mid-on for a single.

63.4

Yuvraj Singh to Chanderpaul, no run, angled across well wide of off stump, Chanders lets it go.

63.5

Yuvraj Singh to Chanderpaul, no run, similar ball, miles outside off and Chanders leaves.

63.6

Yuvraj Singh to Chanderpaul, no run, that keeps low outside off, ominous signs to finish off the session. It was on off stump and kept going away without straightening. Chanders came down on it and defended to the leg side.

West Indies 159/3   S Chanderpaul 55* (88b 4x4 1x6)
65.1

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, tossed up from over the stumps, Chanders skips out and plays it back to him.

65.2

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, pushed wider outside off, Chanders pads it away as his old colleague Jimmy Padams would have proudly done.

65.3

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, leans forward and defends a full ball.

65.4

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, shuffles across and works a ball spinning in, towards midwicket

65.5

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 2 runs, well played, safely paddles a full ball away with the turn through backward square leg for runs.

65.6

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, swept away in front of square this time, more authority. Chanders seems to be settling into the un-dislogeable mode.

West Indies 162/3   S Chanderpaul 58* (94b 4x4 1x6)
66.1

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 1 leg bye, aha, hits him on the pad as Chanders walks across looking to tuck square. It was heading down the leg side.

66.3

Yadav to Chanderpaul, FOUR, Chanders has smoked it away! Umesh again looks for the yorker, ends up delivering a half-volley outside off and Chanders just laces it into the covers daintily, without having to stretch or toil.

66.4

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, angled in again, Chanders works it with the angle to midwicket.

66.5

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 1 run, 88 mph and wide outside off as it swings away, Chanders opens the face and steers it to deep point for a single.

West Indies 169/3   S Chanderpaul 63* (98b 5x4 1x6)
67.1

Ojha to Chanderpaul, SIX, Chanders is taking it to India now. He shimmies out of the crease, but he wasn't close enough to the pitch of the ball. No bother, he just extended his arms and teed off with the turn for a six over long-on.

67.2

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, stays in the crease and feels for a slider that holds its line on off stump.

67.3

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, stays on the crease and defends from outside off into the point area.

67.4

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, top-edges the sweep but safe. For the first time today Chanders isn't fully in control with the shot. Umesh was standing too far bat at deep backward square leg though.

West Indies 176/3   S Chanderpaul 70* (102b 5x4 2x6)
68.1

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, uppish but safe. Chanders may be getting a little too adventurous for his own liking. He whips a short ball on the body powerfully but almost straight at Gambhir at midwicket. It lands just short.

68.2

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run

68.3

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 1 run, steers from outside off to Dravid, who misfields at point and they get a single.

68.5

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, short ball on the pads, worked off the back foot towards midwicket.

68.6

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 2 runs, Chanders crisply eases a drive into the point region for another single.

West Indies 180/3   S Chanderpaul 73* (107b 5x4 2x6)
70.1

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, back of a length outside off, Chanders defends from the crease.

70.2

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, short of a length and curving in from outside off, defended into the off side.

70.3

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 1 run, over-pitched too wide outside off and Chanders steers it square.

West Indies 181/4   S Chanderpaul 74* (110b 5x4 2x6)
71.1

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, turning in from a short length outside off, defended back down the crease.

71.2

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, loopy ball outside off, dragged away to midwicket for a single.

West Indies 182/4   S Chanderpaul 75* (112b 5x4 2x6)
72.1

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, full length on Chanders' off stump, defended to the off side.

72.2

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, 90 mph, whipped in towards Chanders at good pace as he shuffles across and looks to flick. It goes off the pad to square leg.

72.3

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, Chanders stays put well inside the line as Umesh bowls on a length outside off.

72.4

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, again, Chanders drops the wrists inside the line as Umesh angles in.There is a stiff breeze blowing across the Kotla, I wonder if that's helping him.

72.5

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, shaped in again, Chanders nudges with the angle to midwicket.

72.6

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, pitches the last one up, Chanders doesn't get forward to it but drives to mid-on.

West Indies 182/4   S Chanderpaul 75* (118b 5x4 2x6)
74.1

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, full ball to Chanders, he shuffles into line and defends.

74.2

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Chanders pushes a single into the covers. Full and driven solidly.

74.4

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, back of a length from round the stumps, forced by Chanders to midwicket.

74.5

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, back of a length on middle and leg, worked from the crease to the leg side.

74.6

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 1 run, slower ball at 118 kph, but the line is poor. It ends up down the leg side, and Chanders tickles it along to fine leg.

West Indies 191/4   S Chanderpaul 77* (123b 5x4 2x6)
75.1

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, full ball on the stumps, Chanders on-drives for another single.

West Indies 192/4   S Chanderpaul 78* (124b 5x4 2x6)
76.1

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, back of a length outside off, Chanders lets it go

76.2

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, similar ball outside off, Chanders shoulders arms once more.

76.3

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, bends this one in from outside off, Chanders defends from the crease to the leg side.

76.4

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, back of a length, Chanders stays beside the line and opens the face to steer it square.

76.5

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, full and wide of off stump, it goes away after landing, but it is too wide outside off to trouble Mr. Obdurate.

76.6

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, short of a length outside off, and angling in, Chanders drags the bat inside the line.

West Indies 200/4   S Chanderpaul 78* (130b 5x4 2x6)
78.1

Sharma to Chanderpaul, 2 runs, leading edge that nearly runs away for four through the covers. Rarity. Chanders moves across and looks to work a length ball to the leg side, but he's closed his bat face too soon. The ball goes uppishly but into the gap.

78.2

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, full and wide of off stump, Chanders lets this go.

78.3

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, short ball, slanted down the leg side past Chanders who happily leaves.

78.4

Sharma to Chanderpaul, FOUR, angled into the pads generously, Chanders encashes the gift with a neat little tuck that races away backward of square.

78.5

Sharma to Chanderpaul, 2 runs, aims for the pads this time, but Chanders is still good enough to work the angle and pick up a couple through midwicket.

78.6

Sharma to Chanderpaul, 3 runs, on the pads yet again, Chanders makes it an expensive over with another dink through square leg, and earns three more.

West Indies 211/5   S Chanderpaul 89* (136b 6x4 2x6)
79.1

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 5 runs, and he's gone to 94 now thanks to some ridiculous fielding. Full ball on the pads, worked to midwicket, Umesh hurls a lousy throw wide of Dhoni and it goes for four overthrows.

79.6

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Chanders tucks a single off the pads to square leg.

West Indies 218/5   S Chanderpaul 95* (138b 6x4 2x6)
80.1

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, Drama, but Chanders is safe! Gambhir's elbow takes another hammering. Tossed up outside off, Chanders sweeps and hits Gambhir's arm as he turns away. The ricochet pops up and sits in the air tantalisingly as Laxman at midwicket hurries in, but he can't make it in time.

80.2

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, tossed up outside off, driven with the turn to mid-on

West Indies 219/5   S Chanderpaul 96* (140b 6x4 2x6)
81.1

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, full ball on the pads, Chanders nudges to midwicket to inch closer to his 100.

81.4

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, on the pads, easy pickings to the leg side as he leans across and nudges.

81.6

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, another one on the pads without anyone catching on the leg side, India are making this very easy for Chanders. Another polite dab to square leg takes him to 99.

West Indies 226/5   S Chanderpaul 99* (143b 6x4 2x6)
82.1

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, well played legend! Tossed up outside off, swept away behind square to bring up a super-fine century. He's milked India remorselessly, running hard and putting the bad balls away. Scarcely looked like he could be dismissed. He kisses the pitch in joy. Strange thing to do.

West Indies 227/5   S Chanderpaul 100* (144b 6x4 2x6)
83.1

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, short ball on middle stump, lashed away to deep midwicket for a single.

West Indies 228/5   S Chanderpaul 101* (145b 6x4 2x6)
84.1

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, full length ball outside off, driven into the covers carefully.

84.2

Sharma to Chanderpaul, 1 run, angled into the pads, Chanders crabs across and nudges a single to square leg.

West Indies 229/5   S Chanderpaul 102* (147b 6x4 2x6)
85.1

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 2 runs, angled in from wide of the crease, Chanders works it uppishly into the big gap at midwicket and returns for the second.

85.2

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, full length ball outside off, drives into the covers.

85.3

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 1 run, back of a length on the stumps, and worked to midwicket for a single.

West Indies 236/5   S Chanderpaul 105* (150b 6x4 2x6)
86.1

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, full and wide of off stump, driven into the covers.

86.2

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, wide of off stump, played into the covers off the front foot.

86.3

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, back of a length and ducking into the left hander, he covers the line and blocks down the track.

86.4

Sharma to Chanderpaul, 1 run, angled in at 85 mph, Chanders moves inside the line and works it behind square for another single.

West Indies 241/5   S Chanderpaul 106* (154b 6x4 2x6)
87.1

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, wastes the first ball with the fresh cherry, whanged well down the leg side. Short and wide.

87.2

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 4 byes, even worse, wider down the leg side and MSD can't get around to it as it scoots along low. Four free runs for the Windies.

87.3

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, and he again pushes it down the leg side. MS dives away full length to his right to collect it.

87.4

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, finally gets the radar working, shapes one in through the air, but it runs into the middle of Chanders' bat.

87.5

Yadav to Chanderpaul, FOUR, three balls wasted in four, this is quite poor from Umesh. Angled down the leg side, Chanders gets some bat on it and helps it along to fine leg with a nifty glance.

87.6

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, angled in at pace from wide of off stump, Umesh will want to forget this over quickly. Chanders drops the wrists as it goes past at pace.

West Indies 253/5   S Chanderpaul 110* (160b 7x4 2x6)
88.3

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, straightens from a length outside off, Chanders opens up his stance and defends to the off side.

88.4

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, swerves past Chanders' outside edge. Angled in at pace, Chanders potters across to off stump and searches for it but it glides past the outside edge.

88.5

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, makes him play again with a straight ball that angles in, defended to the off side.

88.6

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, tucks his bat safely inside the line as Ishant gets one to curve away from outside off. One more over to go in the day.

West Indies 254/5   S Chanderpaul 110* (164b 7x4 2x6)
90.1

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, no run, full on the stumps and straightening, defended off the front foot.

90.2

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, 1 run, short of a length outside off, cut away square for a single.

90.6

Ashwin to Chanderpaul, no run, he's played it out easy. Tossed up outside off, Chanders leans out and drives to mid-off. Doesn't even think of the single as he prepares to tuck the bat under his elbow and walk away.

West Indies 256/5   S Chanderpaul 111* (167b 7x4 2x6)
91.2

Sharma to Chanderpaul, 1 run, and he too, is away for the morning with a push to you know where, lots of runs to that third man

91.6

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, absolutely nothing from back of a length for Ishant on this murky Delhi morning, Chanders does his shuffle and pushes towards cover

West Indies 259/5   S Chanderpaul 112* (169b 7x4 2x6)
92.4

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, slants it across chanders who lets it go, some bounce this time

92.5

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, decent carry but it will take lots more to bother chanders who just lets it go past him

92.6

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, touch closer but still not enough to make Chanders play, that one skidded through quickly but chanders held his bat well inside the line and let it zip past

West Indies 260/5   S Chanderpaul 112* (172b 7x4 2x6)
94.1

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, Chanders leaves another one going across with a shuffle and a straight bat inside the line

94.2

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, he'll need to do this more, gets it to nip back after angling it across, chanders, he of the big shuffle, gets an inside edge on to thigh pad

94.3

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, too far wide outside off with the angle to interest Chanders

94.4

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 1 run, well bowled, Umesh goes for the yorker at 136.6 kph, just outside off, Chanders does not commit to anything, he stays around the crease, and digs it out, off the inner half towards fine leg

94.6

Yadav to Chanderpaul, 1 leg bye, on to the pads with a bit of straightening, and chanders keeps strike with a nurdle to fine leg

West Indies 263/5   S Chanderpaul 113* (177b 7x4 2x6)
95.1

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, slants it in towards off from round the wicket, chanders shuffles across, gets forward, crouches and blocks all life out of it

95.2

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, harmless looking length ball about two feet outside off left alone

95.3

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, for once Chanders shuffles too far across to one coming in from wide of the crease and fails to connect with the nudge towards square leg, rolls away off pad

95.4

Sharma to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Ishant gets the short ball to bounce now, must have taken a lot out of him, Chanders has all the time to swivel slowly and control the pull through square leg

West Indies 264/5   S Chanderpaul 114* (181b 7x4 2x6)
96.6

Yadav to Chanderpaul, no run, fine short ball from Umesh, has chanders ducking early

West Indies 266/5   S Chanderpaul 114* (182b 7x4 2x6)
97.3

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, and as if to prove Matt's point, another one hardly gets up outside off stump as it is left alone

97.4

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, gets the line much closer this time but chanders leaves in his own style, shuffling and dragging the bat inside the line

97.5

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, another leave outside off

97.6

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, Chanders survives, this one could have easily rolled on to the stumps, he got too far across with that shuffle outside off, Ishant angled it in back of a length, and the inside edge trickled past the wickets

West Indies 267/5   S Chanderpaul 114* (186b 7x4 2x6)
98.3

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, not much turn as one skids lowish outside off, left alone

98.4

Ojha to Chanderpaul, no run, defended down the track from around off stump

98.5

Ojha to Chanderpaul, 1 run, tossed up ball, he gets forward and eases it with the spin to long on

West Indies 269/5   S Chanderpaul 115* (189b 7x4 2x6)
99.1

Sharma to Chanderpaul, 3 runs, chanders continues to chug along at the other end, pulls a short ball from around shoulder height through square leg

99.3

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, pushes a length ball towards cover

99.4

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, he is pitching it up, not exactly full, Chanders shuffles a long way outside off and defends

99.5

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, well, that almost rolled along the ground to Dhoni, who stopped it with the pads together, what saved chanders was that it was a long way outside off, would have been tough handling that if it was in line with the stumps

99.6

Sharma to Chanderpaul, 4 leg byes, exposes the leg stump with that patented shuffle across and gets some pad on a length ball to get it fine down leg, India appeal for lbw but umpire thinks that was sliding down

West Indies 277/6   S Chanderpaul 118* (194b 7x4 2x6)
101.1

Sharma to Chanderpaul, no run, confusion as chanders trots down the track after driving towards Tendulkar at wide mid off, more than halfway down the track he stops, rampaul stops too, chanders manages to get back

101.2

Sharma to Chanderpaul, OUT, Chanders is gone too now, West Indies falling apart today, it was the shuffle that did him in, Ishant had been slanting it in with some nip from wide of the crease, chanders was doing the shuffle to negotiate them, this one came back in a bit more for his comfort and bounced normally, which would be not that normal at the Kotla, Chanders missed the nurdle, and was struck in front of leg and middle, umpire dharmasena has no doubts about it

S Chanderpaul lbw b Sharma 118 (286m 196b 7x4 2x6) SR: 60.20

West Indies 281/8   S Chanderpaul 118 (196b 7x4 2x6)
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